Michigan Parts Ways With Son Of Legendary Coach Bo Schembechler Just Days After Hiring Him

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Glenn “Shemmy” Schembechler has no discernible accomplishments in the world of football.

However, he is the son of legendary Michigan Wolverines coach Bo Schembechler.

And that, it appears, was enough to land Schembechler the role of assistant director of recruiting with the Wolverines.

Michigan announced Schembechler’s hiring on May 17. But just three days later, they’ve announced that they’ve already parted ways.

“Effective this afternoon, Shemy Schembechler has resigned his position with Michigan Football,” a statement from athletic director Warde Manuel and head coach Jim Harbaugh began. “We are aware of some comments and likes on social media that have caused concern and pain for individuals in our community. Michigan Athletics is fully committed to a place where our coaches, staff and student-athletes feel welcome and we fully support the University’s and Athletic Department’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.”

The move comes after it was revealed that Schembechler had hundreds of controversial “likes” on his Twitter page.

Among the “likes” were posts supporting Jim Crow laws and disparaging members of the transgender community.

Both fans and members of the college football media seemed to support Michigan parting ways with Schembechler.

Schembecher’s LinkedIn page shows that he’s worked for a number of talented people in the football worlds.

“In addition to his father, Mr. Schembechler has studied under accomplished coaches Gary Moeller, Lloyd Carr, Marty Schottenheimer, and Joe Gibbs. They have all had an indelible impact on his career, and his ability to scout and recommend prospects,” his page reads. “Mr. Schembechler has been a part of many championship and playoff teams, and has been able to evaluate or recommend players that have gone on to Pro Bowl careers (Charles Woodson, Ian Gold and Tom Brady, respectively), as well as inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame (Joe Montana, Marcus Allen, and Derrick Thomas, respectively).”

Surely that will be enough to land him another job he likely doesn’t deserve.