Art Briles

John Simon replaces Art Briles as offensive coordinator

Another week, another offensive coordinator at Grambling State Football. Grambling State head coach for football Hue Jackson has promoted John Simon to the position of offensive coordinator. Jackson made the revelation on March 4, after the team’s commencement of spring training.. Simon, a former University of Memphis assistant coach...

Football offensive coordinator Art Briles resigns

In the latest twist of events for the Grambling State University football program, newly appointed offensive coordinator Art Briles resigned from his position four days after his appointment. Briles in a statement released on Feb. 28 expressed his gratitude to Grambling State University for the opportunity to join its staff....

Hue Jackson Contract, Art Briles Flop Highlight Grambling’s Gambles

Grambling State found itself in the national spotlight once again, but perhaps not quite in the way it envisioned. The fallout of this week’s Art Briles hiring flop shows how one of the most storied athletic programs among the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and indeed in all of college sports, is desperately pursuing a return to relevancy.

Art Briles Resigned: Grambling, HBCU Backlash Made Scandalous Coach Quit

Art Briles’ time at Grambling State University only lasted a few days. The former head football coach linked to a sexual assault scandal at Baylor University has resigned from the offensive coordinator position at Grambling State after intense backlash from the HBCU community, including prominent alumni. Legendary Grambling State...

Art Briles Was Persona Non Grata At Grambling From The Jump| Hue Jackson Couldn’t Risk Losing The Support Of HBCU GOAT Doug Williams

Last week first-year Grambling State head coach Hue Jackson made a very controversial hire to his coaching staff. Jackson brought in former Baylor Bears head coach Art Briles. On Monday, after just four days on the job, Briles resigned amidst a firestorm of negative press and adversarial reactions from both within the Grambling family and media.