Why Baylor University Football deserves the death penalty (What is the…
Why Baylor University Football deserves the death penalty
What is the Death Penalty
Prohibition of competition for at least one season.
Elimination of scholarships for a two year period.
Instances of previous Death penalties
Kentucky Basketball 1952 Season. Some players were involved in a point shaving scheme.
University of Southwestern Louisiana basketball 1973-75 seasons. Committed over 125 violations which included paying players, borrowing coaches cars, getting gas cards.
SMU Football 1987 Season. Paid multiple players, gave illegal benefits.
Sexual Assault scandal
Players Involved- at least 31 players have been accused of sexual assault or domestic abuse since 2011.
Currently serving a 20 year sentence
Accused of over 5 sexual assaults
Accused of raping a freshman soccer player
Served a 180 day jail sentence is and currently on probation for 10 years.
Accused of domestic assault in Jan. of 2013. Accused of rape on April 17, 2016
Indicted of 2nd degree felony for sexual assault on July 20, 2016
Baylor Officials Involved
Title IX Coordinator Patty Crawford
Says the school stood in the way of her fulfilling her duties as Title IX coordinator
Also claims school was more worried about their reputation than the girls involved
Resigned in October 2016
President Ken Starr
Fired a few days before Art Briles
Multiple women have claimed that he told them to be quiet about the assaults
Head Coach Art Briles
Fired May 26, 2016
Was told about the assaults and did nothing about it
Athletic Director Ian McCaw
Found text messages of his saying "That would be great if they kept quiet!"