WACO, Texas -- A Baylor assistant football coach cited by
police for urinating on the bar at a tavern was suspended
Eric Schnupp, Baylor's offensive line/tight ends coach, was not
arrested but was issued a citation at 2:20 a.m. Sunday for
disorderly conduct-reckless exposure at Scruffy Murphy's, Waco
police spokesman Steve Anderson said.
The citation is a Class C misdemeanor carrying a $258 fine,
according to Waco Municipal Court.
Coach Guy Morriss said Tuesday during his weekly news conference
that he suspended Schnupp indefinitely, but did not comment
Schnupp, 30, had traveled Saturday with the team to Lawrence,
Kan., where the Bears lost to Kansas 58-10. The team was back in
Waco by 9 p.m.
Bartender Danny Severe said in Tuesday's editions of the Waco
Tribune-Herald that the incident happened around closing time and
that Schnupp apparently thought no one was watching him as
employees were moving patrons out of the building.
Severe said an employee witnessed Schnupp urinating on the bar,
and a manager told police officers who were there for an unrelated
Severe said Schnupp had taken several shots of hard liquor, most
bought for him by other people.
Schnupp, in his first year as a coach at the world's largest
Baptist university, played football for the University of Miami
from 1995-2000 and previously coached at West Texas A&M.