A Brief Reminder Of The Rape Allegation Against Taylor Lewan

Getty ImageThe Tennessee Titans selected Michigan left tackle Taylor Lewan with 11th overall pick. Lewan had an outstanding career at Michigan, where he was a two-time All-American, and two-time Big ten Offensive Lineman of the year. Oh, and this happened:The Michigan athletic department – and football team in particular – are an embarrassment to intercollegiate athletics, and...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan lands 4-star defensive back recruit Garrett Taylor

Despite the teams struggles in 2013 and an offseason mulled in Brendan Gibbons controversy the Michigan football program is still scoring high-end recruits. With that said the latest prospect making his way to Ann Arbor is four-star defensive back Garrett Taylor out of St. Christopher’s School in Richmond, Va. I have officially committed to play football for the University of Michigan...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL teams explore Taylor Lewan’s potential red flag

Michigan Offensive tackle Taylor Lewan, Greg Robinson and Jake Matthews,: any of the three could be the first OT off the board in the NFL Draft, and the order of the three is in flux. Overall, the triad grade out higher than Lane Johnson, Luke Joeckel and Eric Fisher did last year. Even though all of them went top five. But I’m surprised THIS isn’t affecting Taylor Lewan’s...
Via The Sports Bank
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Feds investigating Michigan’s handling of Brendan Gibbons rape case

Former Michigan Wolverines kicker Brendan Gibbons was kicked out of school about a month ago, coincidentally right around the time his college football eligibility expired. You don’t know the name Brendan Gibbons? Well, neither do many other people. And that’s surprising considering the magnitude of the crime he’s being investigated for and the high profile of Michigan football...
Via The Sports Bank
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Tentacles - Jerry Kill, Michigan, Iowa, and more.

Big Tentacles - The Big Ten and its influence over college football.The elephant in the room.The University of Michigan is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights over the school's handling of rape allegations made against former Michigan kicker Brendan Gibbons in 2009. (ESPN)Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!  Minnesota heads coach Jerry...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Feds study Michigan rape response

The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights is investigating the University of Michigan's response to the 2009 rape allegations against Brendan Gibbons, according to The Detroit News.
Via Philly Sports Live
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Federal Government investigating University of Michigan for their handling of the 2009 sexual assault allegations

It looks as though the main  stream Detroit media is finally doing their job. According to the Detroit News, the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights is investigating the University of Michigan over a 2009 sexual assault allegation involving former kicker Brendan Gibbons. The investigation was apparently prompted by two complaints one of which from former U-M professor...
Via The Majors Detroit
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Feds investigating U-M's response to '09 sex assault allegations

The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights is investigating whether the University of Michigan failed to promptly respond to an alleged 2009 rape of a student involving a football player, The Detroit News has learned. The investigation is prompted by two complaints, including one filed last year by Doug Smith, a former U-M pathologist who has been among the loudest...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

At Michigan, no news is good news on National Signing Day

No surprises, no changes, no major drama. For Michigan these days, that’s a good thing. The unofficial end of the season’s competitive battles couldn’t come quickly enough for Brady Hoke and the Wolverines. After a 7-6 record, a coaching staff firing and an off-field controversy, this was as low-key as a signing day can be. It’s probably what the Wolverines needed, as they...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Peppers highlights Michigan's 2014 class

It has been a couple of seasons since Brady Hoke appeared to be leading a Michigan resurgence, having taken the Wolverines o the Sugar Bowl in his first year as coach. That honeymoon is over. Michigan introduced a 2014 recruiting class of 16 players, a group ranked 27th in the nation by as of Wednesday afternoon. Hoke's previous two classes were ranked in the top...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Barring student newspaper from press conference hurts Michigan's image more

It's not unusual for coaches to demonstrate their frustration with certain media members or outlets by denying access or refusing to answer questions, and this seems especially prevalent in college sports: see Steve Spurrier and Ron Morris, Charlie Strong and the Louisville media, Jim Boeheim and Andy Katz, or Lane Kiffin and everyone. Those moves often backfire, though, and...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Hoke's State of the Program (Part 1)

In part one of Brady Hoke's chat with media member today Michigan's fourth year headman shared his thoughts on questions about his integrity in light of the Brendan Gibbons expulsion, the evaluation of his staff, the process hiring of Doug Nussmeier, competition heading into the spring, and more.
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

UM’s Student Newspaper, The Michigan Daily, Was Barred From Brady Hoke’s Press Conference After Breaking Gibbons Story

Last week, the Michigan Daily, the campus newspaper at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, dropped a bombshell of a report regarding former kicker Brendan Gibbons. Gibbons was “permanently separated” from the university following a violation of the Student Sexual Misconduct Policy — but what was odd about his recent dismissal was that the violation actually occurred...
Via College Spun
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Brady Hoke issues statement defending program… doesn’t mention Brendan Gibbons

In the wake of the Brendan Gibbons mess and on the even of National Signing day, Michigan head coach Brady Hoke released a statement defending the football program and their handling of their current predicament without mentioning Grendan Bibbons. Here’s the full statement via Nick Baumgardner of “Michigan Athletics has no influence over any part of a review of a potential...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Michigan kicker Brendan Gibbons apparently not facing charges

The Washtenaw County prosecutor’s office is not reviewing possible charges against former Michigan kicker Brendan Gibbons, who was expelled from the university last month after it said he had violated its Student Sexual Misconduct Policy. The violation stemmed from an alleged sexual misconduct incident Nov. 22, 2009, for which Gibbons was never charged. Gibbons was a redshirt...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Sports Edge 16 – A Michigan Mess (AUDIO)

A Michigan Mess – Interview with Professor Douglas Smith The Detroit Sports Edge 16 featured call-in guest Professor Douglas Smith of the website that helped bring fourth the sexual misconduct allegations now sweeping across the University of Michigan and it’s football program. This was the second time Professor Smith was a guest on the show discussing...
Via The Majors Detroit
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Brendan Gibbons “permanently separated” from University of Michigan

On Tuesday, the Michigan Daily reported that senior Michigan Wolverine kicker Brendan Gibbons had been “permanently separated” from the university as of December 20th, 2013. That news would support the fact that Gibbons did not attend the Wolverines’ post-season bowl game in Arizona when the team played against the Kansas State Wildcats and subsequently lost 31-14. In fact...
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Brendan Gibbons dismissed from U-M over sexual misconduct allegations and our interview with the guy who helped leak the story

Tuesday, news of Brendan Gibbons’ alleged sexual misconduct at the University of Michigan finally hit mainstream media when the Michigan Daily (among other outlets) reported on the case. According to the Michigan Daily, the University separated themselves from their kicker last month via a letter sent to the Gibbons camp notifying them of their decision. “You will be permanently...
Via The Majors Detroit
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Michigan Kicker Expelled For Sexual Misconduct

Brendan Gibbons, the former starting kicker for the University of Michigan football team, has been "permanently separated" from the university, according to a letter sent to Gibbons by the school's office of student conflict resolution. The contents of the letter were reviewed and reported by the Michigan Daily. Gibbons is currently a graduate student at Michigan,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Michigan Kicker Banned from University after Rape Accusation

Former starting kicker at the University of Michigan, Brendan Gibbons, has been “permanently separated” from the university according to the school’s office of student conflict resolution. The Michigan graduate student’s expulsion is due to an alleged rape incident that occurred in 2009. Gibbons was accused of raping a woman at a frat party. You will be permanently separated...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mich. expels ex-kicker Brendan Gibbons in sex case

A published report says the University of Michigan has expelled ex-Wolverines kicker Brendan Gibbons for violating the school's sexual misconduct policies. A story in The Michigan Daily says the student newspaper ( ) reviewed documents that showed the Ann Arbor school ''permanently separated'' Gibbons from the university effective Dec. 20...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Brendan Gibbons Expelled As Questions Abound

Nebraska 2013. Gibbons' final game in Michigan StadiumAll it takes for truths to be revealed is time. Today's article in the Michigan Daily detailing the "permanent separation" of Michigan kicker Brendan Gibbons from the university tells a story that has long been rumored...that has finally come to fruition.Brendan Gibbons, the Michigan football team’s starting...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan kicker expelled over old sexual assault accusation

The Michigan Daily is reporting that former Michigan Kicker, Brendan Gibbons has been expelled from the University of Michigan for violating the school’s Student Sexual Misconduct Policy. The event leading to Gibbons expulsion is reported to have occurred in Nov. 22, 2009, yet the punishment for the action was handed down in December of 2013. The Michigan Daily reviewed documents...
Via The Farm Club
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Kicker Dismissed for Sexual Misconduct

  Brendan Gibbons the former Kicker for the university of Michigan raped a young lady, and it was then covered up by the University of Michigan. In 2009, University of Michigan Football kicker Brendan Gibbons was arrested for raping a young girl at a frat party. Later, Taylor Lewan, offensive lineman, sent text messages to Gibbons’ […]
Via Word On The Game
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Kicker Brendan Gibbons 'permanently separated' from Michigan

According to a report in The Michigan Daily, Michigan kicker Brendan Gibbons was "permanently separated" from the school last month after a sexual-misconduct investigation.  The report says Gibbons was informed of his expulsion in a Dec. 19 letter from the school's Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR). Documents obtained by the paper say that the investigation...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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