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Baylor has momentum, but can the Ukwuachu controversy stall it?

Baylor has momentum, but can the Ukwuachu controversy stall it?

This was always going to be a statement season for Baylor, a rising football power that finished fifth last year in the College Football Playoff standings, one spot shy of earning a spot in a national semifinal. These probably weren't the kinds of statements the program had in mind: Sam Ukwuachu, a defensive end, was recently convicted of sexual assault against a former Baylor soccer player. Ukwuachu received a 180-day jail sentence and 10 years of probation. Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr called for a comprehensive internal inquiry into the circumstances associated with the case. Meantime, Baylor Coach Art Briles released a statement saying former Boise State coach...

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