Baylor fired a recently hired assistant strength coach after his arrest on a prostitution solicitation charge, the university said Monday in a statement.
Brandon Washington, 33, was fired on Saturday after being arrested at a Waco-area hotel earlier that day. He could get up to 180 days in jail and a $2,000 fine if convicted of the Class B misdemeanor.
Washington worked with Baylor football Coach Mark Rhule at Temple for the past three years. Rhule was hired by Baylor in December after former coach Art Briles was fired in the midst of a sexual-assault scandal at the university.
"When we arrived at Baylor, we made a commitment to character and integrity in our...