Wolverines staffer Robinson out after OWI arrest

  • Adam Rittenberg, ESPN Elder WriterMay 14, 2024, 12:16 PM ET


    • College football reporter.
    • Joined ESPN.com in 2008.
    • Graduate of Northwestern University.Michigan employee

Denard Robinson, a former star quarterback for the Wolverines who was suspended following a drunken driving arrest last month, is no longer used by the team, a representative told ESPN.Robinson, who had actually been Michigan’s assistant director of player workers, was suspended April 15, hours after being detained for operating while intoxicated after a single-vehicle crash in Ann Arbor. According to Ann Arbor police, the 33-year-old was arrested at roughly 3:05 a.m. after the crash, which happened about 1.5 miles south of Michigan’s football headquarters at Schembechler Hall.Robinson’s case has actually been sent to the Ann Arbor city lawyer’s workplace for review, an Ann Arbor authorities representative informed ESPN.Former Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh worked with Robinson in February 2022, after Robinson had actually worked as a scouting assistant and in quality control for the Jacksonville Jaguars.Robinson began 37 games for Michigan and set NCAA records for career rushing yards by a quarterback(4,495) and single-season rushing backyards by a quarterback(1,702 in 2010). He earned first-team All-America honors in 2010. The Florida native set Michigan profession records for total offense( 10,769 backyards )and goals scored (91), and was the last player on the cover of the EA Sports college football game, which is set to return this summer.Robinson was a fifth-round choice of the Jaguars in 2013 and played 4 seasons for the team. New Wolverines coach Sherrone Moore had actually retained Robinson in the workers department.His arrest marked the second drunken driving occurrence including a Michigan football staff member this year. Protective line coach Greg Scruggs

was detained March 16 and resigned 5 days later on.

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