Rodriguez also added to the duties of one of his closest friends, Tony Gibson. Gibson, who had been the secondary coach, now coaches cornerbacks, free safeties and special teams.
I appreciate Rodriguez's loyalty to his friend. Unfortunately, Gibson is -- by reputation and statistical measurement -- one of the worst coaches on the staff. Almost everything Gibson touches is a disaster: U-M is 93rd in the nation in kickoff returns, 98th in punt returns and 117th in pass defense. The kicking game has been awful.
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