Doug Nussmeier’s offense has fallen well short of expectations at Michigan.
Thanksgiving will not interfere with the pizza night tradition of Michigan head coach Brady Hoke.
“Winning that last game always means a lot,” Hoke said. “You want to be able to go back and say my senior year we beat Ohio.”
Michigan interim athletic director Jim Hackett says he’s had a number of meetings with coach Brady Hoke, and he was mostly complimentary of how the coach has handled adversity this year.
Brady Hoke hasn’t had fun this season: “It’s been an enjoyable year… No not really.
Hoke characterized the season as disappointing in terms of a lack of execution early but said he has seen significant growth as well.
“I do know we’re doing the right thing for these kids,” Hoke said. “The harsh reality of it is I did the right thing today.”
Defensive end Frank Clark has been dismissed from the Michigan football team after being accused of domestic violence in Ohio over the weekend.
Clark is the Wolverines’ third-leading tackler — with 42 on the season — and has a team-high 13.5 tackles for loss with 4.5 sacks.
In a meeting with the Faculty Senate on Monday, Schlissel expressed concerns about the relationship between athletics and academics at the university, pointing specifically at the football program.