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2hBrett McMurphy

Source: Baylor gives interim coach Grobe $1.25M

Jim Grobe's reported $1.25 million salary as Baylor interim coach ranks as the eighth-highest in the Big 12, ahead of Iowa State's Matt Campbell and Kansas' David Beaty.

Heather Dinich ESPN Staff Writer 

At some point, Baylor coach Jim Grobe will start focusing on football again, but said this week it's a delicate balance. "Certainly I want to get on football as much as possible, but I think we have to be very sensitive to what's happened in the past -- especially the victims -- and try to make sure going forward that we don't waste these teaching opportunities and we learn from past mistakes."

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Jim Grobe on challenges of coaching Baylor

Baylor coach Jim Grobe dishes on challenges that come with his new role, keeping the team's coaching staff together, his approach to planning for games and Jarrett Stidham's departure.

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Roundtable: Big 12 media days, expansion

In today's roundtable, we discuss takeaways from Big 12 media days and thoughts on the conference's decision to move toward expansion.

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Grobe: 'I'm not here to mess anything up'

Baylor coach Jim Grobe chats with Ivan Maisel about bringing continuity to the systems in place by Art Briles, raising morale, improving the image of the program going forward and his expectations for the 2016 season.

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5dMitch Sherman

Grobe: Baylor could be model for policy reform

Baylor coach Jim Grobe said that if schools could share information and put together similar policies, it would help them handle situations such as sexual assault scandals.

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How much change is actually happening at Baylor? (6:36)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Baylor coach Jim Grobe on living in the moment: "From a football perspective, I have my total focus on helping the players play their best this season, and I don't have any ambitions beyond that. I had a good career, I'm in really good health. It's a one-shot deal. Take our best shot now."

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5dMark Schlabach

Ex-Baylor DE Oakman indicted for sexual assault

A grand jury in Waco, Texas, indicted former Baylor All-American defensive end Shawn Oakman on charges of second-degree felony sexual assault.

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Baylor committed to doing things the right way (1:03)
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6dMark Schlabach

Big 12 OK with Baylor investigation transparency

The Big 12 is satisfied that Baylor is being transparent about its sexual assault crisis, and that the school is committed to being Title IX compliant, top conference officials said Tuesday.

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6dMax Olson

Baylor players focused on season, repairing rep

Baylor's Seth Russell and Ryan Reid spoke to reporters Tuesday during Big 12 media days and said the team is trying to move forward from a sexual assault scandal and coaching change.

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said new teams could be added to league by 2017. Welcome to the next wave of conference realignment

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Big 12 board chair David Boren's statement on Baylor: "The details provided today are a necessary step in helping the entire membership gain a better understanding of the past actions and how the university plans to deal with all the issues identified in the Pepper Hamilton findings. We were assured of the university's commitment to keep the conference appraised going forward. My Board colleagues and I sincerely appreciate the leadership of interim president Garland during this period, and support his efforts for absolute compliance. We were pleased by the commitment made by their regent's chairman, Mr. Murff, to support appropriate institutional control going forward, and to assure full Title IX compliance."

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

The Big 12 (really 10) announced it's going to explore adding as many as four teams through expansion. The league's board of directors has authorized commissioner Bob Bowlsby to solicit interest from potential candidates. Among the schools that might be considered potential candidates: Boise State, BYU, Cincinnati, Colorado State, Connecticut, Houston, Memphis, UCF and USF. Bowlsby said the Big 12 board "saw the path forward clearly and has taken steps. We need to look at it logistically and put a plan together."

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

A more low-key afternoon session of interviews at Big 12 media days for Baylor's Jim Grobe, who says he remains impressed with the Bears' incoming freshmen. "So much has been made of the decommitments," Grobe said, "but this is a really, really talented class."

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Grobe: 'I'm not here to change a whole lot' (2:19)
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Grobe says Baylor is 'better than ever' (1:33)
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6dMitch Sherman

Grobe: No culture of bad behavior at Baylor

New Baylor coach Jim Grobe defended the program, saying that a few bad people caused problems and the school doesn't have a culture of bad behavior.

Team Stats

Passing Yards304.420th
Rushing Yards300.24th
Points For48.31st
Points Against27.5Tied-72nd

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