Michigan athletics have been rocked by scandal and controversy over the past two years, including the school's basketball coach punching another coach, the school nearly losing its football coach after the team's best season in 25 years, and a sex-abuse case with over 1,000 victims that may be the worst ever in sports. And yet, the man in charge of the department has been hard to find and even harder to hold accountable.
Harbaugh proposed the Big Ten share revenue with players via NIL deals. It's a shame, because it's a good idea, although completely and utterly hypocritical given the holier-than-thou stance he's taken on NIL all offseason.
Warde Manuel, who has been largely absent from the public and media amid multiple controversies and scandals within Michigan athletics, recently found the time to join a podcast and unironically adulate Bo Schembechler, just months after Michigan settled with more than a thousand sexual assault victims of the man many allege Schembechler enabled.