"Former Michigan offensive lineman Kurt Wermers was academically
ineligible when he announced his transfer to Ball State last week,
sources told ESPN.com.
Wermers cited disagreements with head
coach Rich Rodriguez and Michigan's assistant coaches as the primary
reason for his decision to transfer. In an interview with The Times of
Northwest Indiana, Wermers said he didn't get along with Rodriguez's
staff or the types of players they were recruiting.
echoed former Michigan offensive lineman Justin Boren, who cited
eroding family values as a reason for his transfer to Ohio State.
Carr's staff was a whole different ballgame," Wermers told the
newspaper, referring to former Michigan head coach Lloyd Carr. "It was
like a family. But when Rodriguez came in it was a whole different
feeling. It was more of a business.
"I figured I'd get out while I could."
But according to sources with knowledge of the situation, Wermers was already out.
academic struggles would have prevented him from suiting up with the
Wolverines. Wermers wasn't even enrolled in summer school at the time
of his departure.
The 6-foot-5, 289-pound Wermers did not see action in any games for Michigan in 2008."
I would've put this on the board if I could and I don't see it on their yet, so I thought I might as well make a diary post of this.
Family Values, Bad Crowd, and Different Feelings my ass