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Tragedy Strikes Briles Family Again

I've been out of pocket for the last couple of hours while news broke that Baylor Head Coach Art Briles' older brother Eddie has passed away.

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

This post isn't intended to be much except a way for the ODB community to express its condolences to Head Coach Art Briles and his family for the loss of his older brother Eddie, who was reportedly injured after falling on ice.  He passed away today.

That says it about as well as I possibly could. For more information:

Baylor fans know Art Briles as someone who has seen far more than his fair share of tragedy in his life, and I think I speak for everyone at ODB when I say that our hearts ache for him this evening. Tomorrow, as we meet with our families and friends, Coach Briles and his will be first in our thoughts and prayers. Also, there's this:

Not that it matters, but I thought people would want to know.