Michigan Senior defensive end Frank Clark, was dismissed from the team early Monday morning due to a violation of team rules.
Clark, a standout defensive end, was involved in a domestic violence case, and was removed from the program because of it.
Head Coach Brady Hoke had no choice but to let one of his best players go, and it was undoubtedly the right decision. He may be an elite football talent, but there is no excuse for domestic violence, regardless of situation. The decision on Clark was an easy one for Michigan, and I applaud them. Especially after what we’ve seen in the past, domestic violence incidents are not something to joke around about, and Hoke, as well as the rest of the university, made that clear.
Clark has had a history of legal trouble, and unfortunately, he has got in trouble again this weekend. This will close the book on his football career at Michigan, and I have to wonder if he’ll get a shot to redeem himself at the next level. I do believe that if he takes courses, and wants to improve his character, Clark can prove to the public that he is a decent human being, just troubled. That is not an excuse, but he will learn and grow from this.
This story is ongoing and we will provide details as this story progresses.