Report: Briles' son to interview at Tennesseee, FSU

Kendal Briles parlayed an exceptional first season at Houston into a three-year extension, but now might be heading for even greener pastures.

The son of former Baylor head coach Art Briles will interview for the offensive coordinator positions at Florida State and Tennessee, according to the Houston Chronicle.

His contract at Houston, where he also serves as the associate head coach, is worth $2.1 million and would be subject to a buyout of about $1 million.

The Cougars averaged 46.4 points and 528.6 yards per game with Briles orchestrating the offense. Junior quarterback D'Eriq King was a breakout star in Briles' system before being sidelined with a season-ending injury, racking up 50 total touchdowns and throwing just six interceptions.

Briles spent the previous season as the offensive coordinator at Florida Atlantic, where the Owls went 11-3 and 8-0 in Conference USA play while averaging 40.6 points per game.

He was on his father's staff at Baylor from 2008 to 2016, when a sexual assault scandal surrounding the school broke and resulted in the dismissal of the elder Briles and a restructuring of the coaching staff.

--Field Level Media

12/07/2018 12:05

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