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College football notes: Rhule leaves Temple to be coach at Baylor

College football notes: Rhule leaves Temple to be coach at Baylor

Matt Rhule is taking on a Texas-sized challenge at Baylor after leading Temple to unprecedented success. 

After consecutive 10-win seasons with the Owls and a roster filled by kids from Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Rhule will be introduced on the Waco campus Wednesday as the new coach of a Big 12 Conference program hit hard by scandal and suddenly struggling on the field. 

He becomes the full-time replacement for two-time Big 12 champion coach Art Briles, who was dismissed after a scathing report over the university’s handling of sexual assault complaints, including some against football players.

After that report and Briles’ departure, Baylor...

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