Ex-Michigan QB Michael Taylor rips UM athletic department
Former Michigan quarterback Michael Taylor unleashed on the U-M athletic department on Tuesday, attacking everything from the recent Coca-Cola-tickets-promotion that was pulled this week by the school to the coaching search in 2011.
Speaking on the "Ryan and Rico" show on WMGC-FM in Detroit, Taylor -- who played QB for the Wolverines from 1986-89 -- talked about the football program there in general, calling it a "propaganda football team, telling people how great we are" and shared his thoughts on why he doesn't buy tickets to games anymore.
Mark Snyder of the Detroit Free Press with the transcription as well as other excerpts from the interview on Tuesday:
"I never lost a game for two years in the Big Ten, never one, being a starter. I'm the only quarterback in Michigan history to that. … And this is how I get treated. ... Pardon me if it sounds a little abrupt or it sounds like Michael Taylor is very irritated, but yes, I am very irritated the way myself and brothers have been treated over the course of years."
- Marc Weinreich