UPDATE: Nate Johnson has been removed from the University football team as of Wednesday afternoon
Michigan football player Nate Johnson was arrested over the weekend for an alleged assault that took place Sept. 30.
Diane Brown, spokeswoman for the University’s Division of Public Safety and Security, said a housing security officer found a female student outside South Quad Residence Hall shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday morning. The woman reported she had been assaulted by Johnson, who was subsequently located nearby.
After transferring and patiently sitting out a year, after losing the starting competition twice, John O’Korn is now the starting quarterback for No. 7 Michigan as it heads into the biggest matchup of the season thus far, a night game at home against in-state rival Michigan State.
While speaking at his weekly press conference Monday afternoon, Jim Harbaugh made it very clear that he believes there needs to be league-wide reform to improve visiting locker rooms across the Big Ten.