ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan football coach Rich Rodriguez announced today (Tuesday, Dec. 16) that Scott Shafer resigned his position as defensive coordinator. Shafer spent the 2008 season as the Wolverines' defensive coordinator and also worked with the cornerbacks.
"Scott and I agreed that moving in a different direction was in the best interest of the program," said Rodriguez. "I appreciate Scott's hard work on behalf of Michigan football the past year. He is a good football coach, a good person and a true professional. We wish him well in the future."
Rodriguez will continue to evaluate his staff and review all possibilities before deciding upon a new defensive coordinator.
-- University of Michigan press release
Rodriguez Announces Coaching Staff Change
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