There is more drama coming from the University of Michigan football program with allegations of a coach and computer crimes.

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U of M Football Drama

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Aside from the great season the Michigan Wolverines football program has had, behind the scenes, there has been a bit of drama.

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In October, it was the Mazi Smith gun possession charge that he eventually got probation for.

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Then you have Jim Harbaugh talking with a couple of NFL teams who were looking for a new head coach. Harbaugh did decide to stay so at least that was resolved with a happy ending for the University, the team, and the fans.

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Then to start the year there were the NCAA allegations of five potential violations. One of those violations includes Jim Harbaugh allegedly lying about contacting recruits during the COVID-19 pandemic. The verdict is still out on these allegations but if found out to be true, the University of Michigan football program could get some sanctions.

Did A U of M Football Coach Commit Computer Crimes?

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Now the Wolverines have another issue involving their co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Matt Weiss. This is the last thing the team needed with all the other issues the team has had in the past 4 months.

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According to ESPN, Weiss has been put on administrative leave after allegations of computer access crimes made in the football staff offices. Regarding the allegations, Weiss said, "I am aware of the ongoing investigation by the University of Michigan Police department and fully cooperating with investigators. I look forward to the matter being resolved. Out of respect for the integrity of the investigation, I will not have any further comment."

 

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