Art Briles, Baylor agree to deal

Updated: December 4, 2012, 1:39 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Baylor coach Art Briles has agreed to a new long-term deal, a school source told ESPN's Joe Schad on Tuesday. Briles was a strong candidate for the opening at Arkansas. 

Baylor (7-5, 4-5 Big 12) has won at least seven games in three straight seasons -- the first time the Bears have done that since 1949-51.

After Baylor lost at Oklahoma on Nov. 10, it didn't appear that a third straight bowl game was in its future.

The Bears pulled ...

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