The daughter of outgoing Baylor football coach Art Briles called the circumstances that led to his ouster a ''media witch hunt'' and wrote that her father is a ''man of incredible character'' in a Facebook post.

Staley Lebby posted Thursday, several hours after the school released the finding of an investigation that showed leaders - including Briles - mishandled allegations of sexual assault and violence, some involving football players.

The board of regents announced it had begun the process to fire Briles.

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Lebby, who is married to Baylor running backs coach Jeff Lebby, wrote her father's ''character has NEVER been questioned.''

She added: ''There is always so much more to a story than being told. This media witch hunt has been the most disturbing thing I've ever witnessed.''