Michigan’s director of football operations resigns

Michigan director of football operations Scott Draper has


School spokesman Dave Ablauf said Saturday that Draper stepped

down to accept another position.

Draper and former coach Rich Rodriguez were among the people the

school reprimanded for their roles in NCAA rule violations related

to exceeding limits on practice and training.

Draper spent 19 seasons with the football program, including the

past seven as director of football operations.

The native of Linden, Mich., started working with the team’s

video staff in 1992 for coach Gary Moeller and later was a graduate

assistant under coach Lloyd Carr before moving into an

administrative role at Schembechler Hall.