Baylor players sound off on Twitter to school's sudden firing of Art Briles
Baylor players took to Twitter to react to the firing of coach Art Briles amidst sexual assault allegations.
Baylor has fired coach Art Briles after eight seasons amid an investigation of the football program's role in potentially covering up sexual assault incidents and allegations.
Bears players learned of the news on Thursday morning via text message, and a number of them took to Twitter to react to Briles' firing. Many of the players were upset with the news and voiced their support for Briles.
Will forever love coach Briles,..he changed my life thank you coach— 1⃣ (@tyoung_01) May 26, 2016
I don't think I can play Baylor football without having my headcoach back leading the charge coach Briles did everything by the books!!!— 1⃣ (@tyoung_01) May 26, 2016
You don't turn your back on your leader when things get ugly— 1⃣ (@tyoung_01) May 26, 2016
WOWWWWWW BROOOOO😡😡😡😡😤😤😤😤😤— Raaquan Davis (@RDavis_BU) May 26, 2016
Noooooooooooooooooooo 💔💔💔💔💔💔— Slump Chamberlain (@_bigmo__) May 26, 2016
They don't even know the real ART BRILES... Damn Shame bruh— Raaquan Davis (@RDavis_BU) May 26, 2016
Wow 😪...— RR9. (@iamryanreid) May 26, 2016
And for all the drama you can find at any school.. We still gonna be on top. We know y'all want us to fail so bad. But God got us so fr!— RR9. (@iamryanreid) May 26, 2016
You don't turn your back on the leader at all! I'm right behind him through it all!— RR9. (@iamryanreid) May 26, 2016
Injustice— Andrew Morris (@Andrew_Morris91) May 26, 2016
As his former players tweeted support, Briles' Twitter account completely disappeared.
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