Uncovered: Ex-Michigan Staffer’s Failure to File Expense Reports

The former Michigan staffer at the center of a sign-stealing investigation by the NCAA, Connor Stalions, did not file any expense reports during his 17 months of employment with the football program, according to the school.

The Associated Press requested Stalions’ expense reports from May 2022 to Nov. 3, 2023, but the school responded that there were no records.

Jim Harbaugh was suspended for three games by the Big Ten, and a hearing is scheduled for Friday to lift the penalty so he can coach the Wolverines against Maryland and rival Ohio State.

Stalions, who worked as a recruiting analyst for Michigan, resigned after being suspended when the NCAA and Big Ten Conference started investigating the school. He had an annual salary of approximately $55,000.

The NCAA has rules against using electronic equipment to record an opponent’s signals and in-person scouting of future opponents. Stalions has not commented publicly on the investigation.

Harbaugh has denied knowledge of any alleged scouting scheme in his program.

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