University of Michigan suspends Jim Harbaugh for three games

The coach is accused of violating rules

Last Monday (21), through a statement on the official networks and websites, the University of Michigan declared that Jim Harbaugh is suspended for three games of the new season this year, due to accusations and violations made to the National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA) against Coach.

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“While the NCAA’s ongoing matter remains in the NCAA process, today’s announcement is our way of addressing the errors our department has agreed to in an attempt to further that process. We will continue to support Coach Harbaugh, his team and our outstanding student-athletes. Per NCAA guidelines, we cannot comment further until this matter is resolved,” said Warde Manuel, athletic director at the University of Michigan.

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Previously, the coach was accused of providing misleading information to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), which under the statute can be considered a violation of Level I. recruitment in 2021, amid the Covdi-19 pandemic.

Jim Harbaugh allegedly conducted drills and drafts with two potential athletes at the University of Michigan training camp, as well as texting a recruit outside of the contact period, exceeding NCAA limits for coaches on the field, which leads him to to a few more Level II infractions.

The investigations began at the beginning of this year and until then were being analyzed under the circumstances. In his defense, the coach who has been at the University of Michigan since 2015, denied the information disclosed and claims he had no intention of deceiving any professional.

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