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Artwork Briles will likely be at the sidelines in Texas once more.

The Mount Vernon Unbiased College District (Texas) introduced in a press unlock Friday night time that the previous Baylor and Houston trainer will function head trainer at Mount Vernon Top College. 

Briles was once fired via Baylor in 2016 amid the college’s sexual attack scandal. 

“Highschool soccer is a Texas establishment. As a trainer, it’s my old flame. You’ll make no larger affect on this international than while you form the lives of younger folks — one apply, one sport, and one lifestyles at a time. I’m excited to be training at Mount Vernon this autumn,” Briles mentioned within the commentary, which didn’t point out “Baylor.”  

Artwork Briles all the way through a 2015 sport. (Photograph: Tim Heitman, USA TODAY Sports activities)

Previous this 12 months, Briles was once got rid of from attention within the Southern Mississippi offensive coordinator seek. In 2017, it was once introduced he could be becoming a member of the team of workers of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Soccer League, just for the league to announce hours later that he now not could be. Briles was once maximum lately trainer of an American soccer staff in Italy. 

“After a radical due diligence procedure and several other earnest conversations, we imagine our scholars will get advantages very much from his talents and revel in,” mentioned Jason McCullough, the Mount Vernon college district’s superintendent. 

Briles went 99-65 in 13 seasons between the Cougars and Bears, however the reason for his go out from Baylor solid an unsightly shadow over his accomplishments as a trainer. 

“I’ve discovered many courses all the way through my time as a trainer. Some courses are born out of good fortune and others out of failure. However all of them provide alternatives to develop, to be informed, and to show, as we attempt for excellence each off and on the sphere,” Briles mentioned in Mount Vernon’s commentary. 

The commentary mentioned his deal is for 2 years and was once authorized via the college district’s Board of Trustees on Friday. Briles went 166-46-Four with 4 Texas state championships sooner than shifting directly to the varsity sport after the 1999 season.  

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