Michigan to hold satellite camps in American Samoa

Thursday May 12th, 2016

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Michigan will hold satellite camps for football prospects in American Samoa, John Raynar, the vice chairman of the territory’s Republican party, announced on Thursday.

Michigan assistants will lead a camp there on June 1, and head coach Jim Harbaugh will guide one on June 30.

On Tuesday it was revealed that Michigan would hold a camp in Australia in June, with all of the Wolverines’ position coaches expected to attend.

The announcement came following the NCAA’s spring drama over satellite camps. Harbaugh, a supporter of the camps, angered namely SEC coaches when he scheduled spring practice in Florida and coached at other camps around the country.

• WATCH: American Samoa football seniors close chapter in their lives

Satellite camps were briefly banned by the Division I Council, but the decision was later overturned by the NCAA.

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