Michigan football fires co-offensive coordinator Matt Weiss

According to multiple reports, the University of Michigan has fired co-offensive coordinator, Matt Weiss. The announcement was just moments ago via the following statement from Wolverines’ AD Warde Manuel: “After a review of University policies, the athletic department has terminated the appointment of co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Matt Weiss,” the statement read from the athletic department. “Consistent with university policy, we will have no further comment on this personnel matter.”

Michigan vs. Illinois point spread Matt Weiss

Why it Matters

Weiss, who has been on the Wolverines coaching staff since the 2021 season, was recently placed on administrative leave for his alleged participation in “computer access crimes” that took place in Schembechler Hall just before Christmas. 

  • Weiss was hired by Jim Harbaugh prior to the 2021 season as quarterbacks coach
  • He helped lead the Wolverines to back-to-back Big Ten Championships
  • Weiss was put on administrative leave after being accused of ‘computer access crimes’
  • Weiss has been fired by Wolverines’ AD Warde Manuel

Matt Weiss By the Numbers

During the 2022 season, Weiss helped orchestrate one of the top offenses in the nation.

  • 458.8 yards per game (No. 24)
  • 238.9 rushing yards per game (No. 5)
  • 41 rushing touchdowns (N. 2)
  • 65 offensive touchdowns (No. 9)
  • 40.4 points per game (No. 6)

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