Following reports that Michigan’s co-offensive coordinator and QBs coach Matt Weiss was being investigated by police for an incident involving “computer access crimes”, the school made a decision on his future with the team.
According to Michigan insider Anthony Broome, the University of Michigan has terminated Weiss with immediate effect. in the released statement Shortly after the first report, the team said the termination resulted from a “review of university policies”.
The 39-year-old assistant coach was initially suspended when news of the investigation broke. At the time, Weiss assured reporters that he was cooperating with the investigation.
In a statement of his own, Weis said he was proud of what he and the Wolverines had accomplished during his two seasons with the team. He said he was looking forward to putting the investigation behind him and returning to football in the future.
“I am proud of the success we have had over the past two seasons and am grateful to all Michigan players, coaches and staff. The potential for Team 144 knows no bounds. I have nothing but respect for the University of Michigan and the people who make it Make such a great place. I look forward to putting this matter behind me and turning my attention to the sport I love.” Weiss said on Twitter,
Matt Weiss spent more than a decade as an assistant to Jim Harbaugh’s brother John on the Baltimore Ravens before being hired as QBs coach in 2021.
After a wildly successful first season, Harbaugh promoted her to co-offensive coordinator alongside Sharon Moore for the 2022 season – a year in which Michigan scored over 40 points per game.
It will be interesting to see if Harbaugh hires another co-offensive coordinator, but for now, the team has a pressing position of QBs coach.
Who will fill one or both roles?