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.
Our deepest sympathies to Coach Art Briles in the loss of his older brother Eddie. The prayers of Baylor Nation are with you, Coach.— Baylor University (@Baylor) November 28, 2013
That says it about as well as I possibly could. For more information:
JUST IN: Brother of Baylor head football coach Art Briles dies of head injury. http://t.co/mxGcDPnfyV— KWTX News 10 (@kwtx) November 27, 2013
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.