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Michigan State AD Who Resigned Amid Scandal Lands New Job

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EAST LANSING, MI - FEBRUARY 28: General view of the Breslin Center during the national anthem prior to the game between the Penn State Nittany Lions and the Michigan State Spartans on February 28, 2016 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

The Michigan State athletic director who resigned amid the school's sexual assault scandal has reportedly landed a new job. It has a sports connection.

The Detroit News reports that former Michigan State AD Mark Hollis has a new job working with Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert.

Hollis is working as a consultant to Gilbert and his various companies.

A Quicken Loans spokesman confirmed the news.

"Mark’s decades of experience and skill creating numerous unique and innovative events will help elevate Detroit’s and our brand’s joint mission to attract national exposure and positive impact," a Quicken Loans spokesman said. "Mark is the perfect fit to help us continue to raise the national awareness of the many opportunities and the diverse, highly skilled talent found in Detroit’s new era of growth and optimism."

The Detroit News has more:

Hollis, 55, was Michigan State's athletic director from 2008 until this past January, when he resigned amid fallout from the Larry Nassar sexual-abuse scandal. Hollis resigned shortly before ESPN published a story on its website questioning how Michigan State's athletic department handled complaints of sexual abuse.

Hollis has stayed mostly out of sight since his January resignation, which he called a retirement, though he was spotted in Detroit on Monday night at an event featuring NCAA officials, members of the Detroit Sports Commission and MSU officials regarding the city's bid for another men's basketball Final Four. Hollis was working on the bid — Michigan State would be the host school — before he resigned from Michigan State.

You can view the full report here.