“Harbaugh Is Leaving”: Police Investigation on Massive Scandal Involving Michigan Coach Gets Football World Going Gaga

Published 01/19/2023, 5:14 PM EST

The Michigan Football team faced a huge setback a few days ago after the team’s Offensive Coordinator got under the radar of the school’s police department. Matt Weiss was suspected of involvement in computer access crimes, and hence, the investigations were initiated. This move resulted in the management forcefully keeping Weiss on leave, having known that could hamper their recruiting activities.

The entire story caught the headlines on Jan 5 after the Michigan Police took a report of fraudulent activity that unraveled in the school between December 21-23. Soon a probe got initiated, and Law Enforcement agencies carried out investigations at Weiss’ home a few days later.


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The report claimed that there had been unauthorized access to the official mail on those three days of December last year. Currently, Weiss’ alleged involvement is under close scrutiny, and will remain out of his duties until the dust settles or found ‘not guilty’.

“The University of Michigan Police Department is investigating a report of computer access crimes that occurred at Schembechler Hall during December 21-23, 2022,” said the police report from primary investigations, per ESPN.

This news took no time to spread like a wildfire and caught the headlines instantly. Weiss became a hot topic of national discussion. Soon he responded on the entire issue claiming that he wishes to stay quiet until the entire procedure concludes.


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“I am aware of the ongoing investigation by the University of Michigan Police Department and fully cooperating with investigators. I look forward to the matter being resolved. Out of respect for the integrity of the investigation, I will not have any further comment.” he said via the media outlet.

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The Wolverines have been quite an impressive squad ever since Weiss took charge as the assistant coach. Along with Jim Harbaugh, he led the team into the college football playoffs. Meanwhile, fans were worried about the entire situation.


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Matt Weiss boasts a great profile throughout his pro football career. Before getting involved with Jim Harbaugh, he spent a significant amount of time(12 years) with John Harbaugh and the Baltimore Ravens. As this is a developing story, further details on this matter are yet to arrive. Fans can tune in for the latest updates.

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Deepesh Nair

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Deepesh Nair is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. Having started his career in journalism as a trending news writer, he has published around 500 articles for various media portals. Although Deepesh comes from a Computer Science background, his fondness for writing has persuaded him to create his career in it.

Edited By: Deepika Bhaduri