The American Football Coaches Association has canceled former Baylor coach Art Briles' speaking appearance at its convention this week.
Briles was scheduled to appear Tuesday in Charlotte in a breakout session called "Standing Strong / Game Management."
Briles was fired in 2016 after an external investigation by Baylor found that the school mishandled numerous sexual assault allegations by students, including some against football players.
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Briles has acknowledged he made mistakes at Baylor, but he has also pushed back against some of the claims against him while trying to re-enter the coaching profession.
Word of Briles' planned appearance at the convention prompted criticism on social media.
AFCA executive director Todd Berry released a statement Monday saying "due to concerns, we have decided to cancel his session."