"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
Not totally new information from the topic below, but confirmation via a Smith presser that Posey, Herron and Hall will be out for Nebraska for being overcompensated in a summer job they held with the guy who handed out cash envelopes at the charity event, Bobby DiGeronimo. Mostly small amounts of money, a couple hundred bucks, but Posey received over $700 and will face a longer suspension. Don't worry though, he'll almost certainly be back by the time they come to Ann Arbor!
Unclear whether the pay occured this summer while they were already under investigation or in years past.
"I am held accountable," Smith said. "That's why I'm sitting here today. We have to constantly work with our student athletes to educate them about accountability ... and then educate those people around them to ensure that our student athletes aren't taken advantage of by people around them."
Not that we didn't know already that this team is going to be
giving us ulcers fun and exciting to watch, but Mr. Spath at TheWolverine.com has a nice article worth reading. I'm bracing myself for a lot of close, high-scoring games this year as I know we all are.
Michigan's coaching staff has been raving about safety Cameron Gordon since the spring, but during Saturday's scrimmage the redshirt freshman was one of the biggest culprits of a day-long epidemic: tackling woes.
13 days and counting, people! GO BLUE!