Just chatted with a reliable source inside the Michigan Athletic Department and he revealed to me that Dave Brandon was asked to resign his position as AD at Michigan and he refused. It isn’t shocking that he refused as he likely wants to have his contract paid out for the next four years after Mary Sue Coleman gifted him a new deal on her way out the door.
I’m told that Brandon’s refusal to resign has “complicated” the issue, meaning they will be forced to fire him and pay him out through the remainder of his contract. Brandon could even fight the University if he isn’t fired for “cause.” The President ask for Brandon’s resignation as a way to allow Brandon to leave with some respect, as he is a former Regent as well, but Brandon isn’t going quietly.
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