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Former Michigan LB Addresses Threatening Tweets To Jim Harbaugh

Former Michigan linebacker Elysee Mbem-Bosse caused a stir last week when he posted a series of threatening tweets seemingly directed at Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh.

Throughout the week, Mbem-Bosse has also made a number of cryptic tweets alluding to mistreatment by Harbaugh and Michigan football.

Today, he apologized for the threats made to Harbaugh in a lengthy Twitter statement. In it, he also claims he was "kicked off the team at Michigan with no explanation" in November. Harbaugh has maintained Mbem-Bosse "left the program."

Mbem-Bosse also alleges he was harassed y university police.

“I take full responsibility for the tweets i (sic) made regarding the safety of Coach Harbaugh which I apologize fully for but being harassed by the university police and being told I’m mentally ill without proper evaluation is against my civil rights,” he wrote Sunday on Twitter. “AT the end of the day i want to play football!”

You can read Mbem-Bosse's full statement below:

According to the Detroit News, the investigation into Mbem-Bosse's threatening tweets from last Tuesday is ongoing.

This is truly a bizarre situation. It is one we hope gets sorted out soon.