Baylor to welcome Matt Rhule in Wednesday ceremony

Posted: 8:30 PM, Dec 06, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-07 22:03:57Z
Baylor to welcome Matt Rhule in Wednesday ceremony

Baylor will formally introduce new head football coach Matt Rhule to the Waco community at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Ferrell Center.

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The event is free and open to the public and students and will be streamed on Rhule, who was named the 27th head coach in program history on Tuesday, will speak at a press conference, along with Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Mack Rhoades IV and Interim President David Garland.

All parking lots at the Ferrell Center will be open at 2 p.m. with doors to the building opening at 3 p.m.

Rhule, a 20-year coaching veteran, comes to Baylor after serving as head coach at Temple University for four years. He compiled a 14-2 conference record in the past two seasons, which included two bowl appearances, two American Athletic Conference East Division titles and the 2016 American Athletic Conference championship.