Art Briles is estimated to have a net worth of around $11 million as of 2023.
His total fortune was accumulated from his coaching career at different high schools and colleges.
Some of his prominent contracts were with Baylor University and Mount Vernon High School.
His contract with Baylor promised him through the 2023 season. However, his contract was cut short following a scandal.
Arthur Ray Briles, born December 3, 1995, is an American football coach who is currently the head coach of Dallas Pioneros of the International Football Alliance.
Playing as a quarterback at Rule High School and later switching to wide receiver at the University of Houston, Briles had quite a commendable playing career.
His coaching journey began as an assistant at Sundown High School, Texas, in 1979, followed by a similar position at Sweetwater High School.
Getting a promotion in his coaching job, Art joined Hamlin HS as a head coach before his tenure with Georgetown HS and Stephenville HS.
Furthermore, he served as running backs coach for the Texas Longhorns from 2000-2002.
Later, he worked at Houston before joining Baylor Bears as the head coach. After his termination from Baylor, he worked with Estra Guelfi and Mount Vernon HS before joining his current team in August 2023.
Net Worth: Income, Salary And Contract
The American football coach is estimated to enjoy a net worth of around $11 million as of 2023.
Most of his contracts with different high schools and colleges are not made public. His contract with Houston paid him $900k per year and exceeded $1 million with incentives.
However, with four years remaining in his contract, he decided to join the Baylor Bears football team.
Briles initially accepted the head coach position, agreeing to a 7-year deal. This deal with Baylor promised him an annual salary of approximately $1.8 million.
Following impressive stats with the team, the American football coach was offered a new 10-year contract extension in November 2013, keeping him with the team through the 2023 season.
According to the sources, he was expected to earn more than $4 million in the 2014 season. However, following the sexual assault scandal in 2015, his tenure was cut short.
At his termination, Baylor still owed him around $40 million. But, reportedly, Briles and Baylor reached an agreement, and he was awarded $15.1 million.
Later, Art agreed to an offer from the Guelfi Firenze American football team in Italy in 2018. His contract with Guelfi Firenze reportedly included a clause that allowed him to leave the team should he be offered a coaching position in the United States.
Moreover, Briles joined Mount Vernon for the 2019 season, and after two years of service, he resigned and returned to the Italian team Guelfi Firenze.
Furthermore, in August 2023, the former Baylor Bears coach was hired as the head coach of the Dallas Pioneros.
Investigation After Ex-Baylor Coach Was On Field Lebby
Art Briles was on the field with his son-in-law and Sooners assistant, Lebby, after Oklahoma’s 28-11 win over Southern Methodist University.
Oklahoma coach Brent Venables was aware of it just before he came in. Many, including the Oklahoma athletic director, Joe Castiglione, showed their disappointment.
On the other hand, addressing the issue, Lebby said, “That’s my father-in-law. He’s my father-in-law.”
He added, “That’s the grandfather to my two kids. So he was down with our entire family after the game, well after the game.”
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. What Is The Net Worth Of Ex-Baylor Head Coach Art Briles?
Art Briles is estimated to have a net worth of around $11 million.
2. What Is The Annual Salary Of Art Briles?
His current salary with the Dallas Pioneros is not disclosed. However, he reportedly earned $4 million at Baylor in the 2014 season.