Baylor’s New Head Coach: Top 5 Best Potential Candidates


In one of the more surprising moves of the offseason, Baylor has fired head coach Art Briles. Briles led one of the most impressive turnarounds in recent college football history. Baylor was at the bottom of the Big 12 before Briles made it one of the premier programs in the Big 12. The Baylor program has been under scrutiny for a lack of discipline of players for a number of off-field concerns including sexual assault. Yahoo's Pat Forde reported defensive coordinator Phil Bennett will become the interim head coach. reported defensive coordinator Heavy takes a look at the top five candidates to replaces Briles at Baylor. Click the arrow on the right side of the above photo to see the candidates. (Getty)