Bo Schembechler's son was hired last week to work for the football coaching staff at the University of Michigan has resigned due to social media posts.

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Offensive Social Media Posts

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Social media has gotten a lot of people in trouble, it wasn't the platform that got people in trouble, but what they posted, said, liked, or shared.

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The offensive line coach for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga made an offensive tweet about Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams that cost him his job.

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Several NFL players have lost their jobs due to offensive or threatening social media posts like Cleveland Browns Jermaine Whitehead, Las Vegas Raiders Damon Arnette, and Miami Dolphins Don Jones.

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Comedian/Actor Gilbert Gottfried made some unacceptable tweets about a disaster that claimed over 15,000 and caused him to lose his role as the Aflac Duck. Roseanne Bar, Cee-Lo Green, and other celebrities have made social media statements that cost them their jobs and the list goes on.

Glenn "Shemy" Schembechler Resigns as U of M Assistant Director of Recruiting

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On May 17, 2023, Glenn "Shemy" Shembechler, son of legendary Michigan coach Bo Schembechler was hired as the assistant director of recruiting for the U of M. Three days later he is out of a job because of offensive social media posts.

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According to the Detroit News, Schembechler's Twitter account had multiple offensive and insensitive posts including several suggesting slavery and Jim Crow were positives to strengthen Black individuals and families.

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and athletic director Warde Manuel said in a joint statement, "Effective this afternoon, Shemy Schembehler has resigned his position with Michigan Football. We are aware of some comments and likes on social media that have caused concern and pain for individuals in our community."

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