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Craig Roh's Dad Speaks out in Support of Program

ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 04:  Defensive end Craig Roh #88 looks on during the All America Under Armour Football Game at the Florida Citrus Bowl on January 4, 2009 in Orlando, Florida.  (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
The WolverineCorrespondent ISeptember 2, 2009

Freshman DE/LB Craig Roh's father spoke out in favor of the integrity of the Michigan program on a message board.

He said:

I am Craig Roh’s dad and had the pleasure of experiencing first-hand the recruiting process and first summer with the UM program. I feel obligated to share with readers concrete evidence of the integrity and compliance of the Rich Rod program and staff. My son chose UM because it is one of the few schools in the country that has great football AND academics. He could have gone to UCLA, Cal, Stanford, USC..all great academic schools and he chose Michigan because it had the best of both.

He also selected UM because of the intensity and straight talk of the coaching staff. The first person he met was Mike Barwis. After spending an hour with Barwis, Craig turned to me and said, “He will make me the best I can be. That’s what I want.” When he met Rich Rod, he was further impressed with his openness and vision. Craig came here BECAUSE of the work ethic that was to be required of him. He WANTS to be pushed to the limits, not coddled and pampered.

 

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