Warde Manuel is aware of the ongoing NCAA investigation, and the AD for Michigan addressed that matter in a Thursday afternoon statement.

The latest investigation into Jim Harbaugh’s Wolverines program contains allegations of a sign-stealing network throughout Michigan. The Big Ten has confirmed an investigation is ongoing though the NCAA has not provided any details on the specifics of the investigation.

In his statement, Manuel wrote to assure fans that Michigan will offer complete cooperation in the matter. He reiterated the university’s stance on ethics and integrity.


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Here is Manuel’s full statement:

I want to personally assure you that U-M Athletics will offer its complete cooperation to the NCAA in this matter.

At the University of Michigan, all of us are committed to the highest standards of ethics and integrity for all members of our community. This is the same expectation I have of all coaches, staff and student-athletes.

Given ongoing investigation, I’ll have no further comments at this time.

We’ll what comes next for Michigan. As of now, the Wolverines will face Michigan State in the annual rivalry series Saturday night.

(H/T Ralph D. Russo)