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UM students protest, demand AD Brandon’s firing

In this Sept. 27, 2014, photo, Michigan quarterback Shane Morris lays on the field after taking a hit in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. Early Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, roughly 12 hours after embattled Michigan coach Brady Hoke said he'd been given no indication that Morris had been diagnosed with a concussion, athletic director Dave Brandon revealed in a post-midnight statement that the sophomore did appear to have sustained one. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — About 1,000 University of Michigan students have marched to the home of school President Mark Schlissel to protest against the performance of athletic director Dave Brandon and football coach Brady Hoke.

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Michigan apologizes for mistakes with QB injury

In this Sept. 27, 2014, photo, Michigan quarterback Shane Morris gets up from the field after taking a hit in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. Early Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, roughly 12 hours after embattled Michigan coach Brady Hoke said he'd been given no indication that Morris had been diagnosed with a concussion, athletic director Dave Brandon revealed in a post-midnight statement that the sophomore did appear to have sustained one.  (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan announced changes to its injury protocol Tuesday, admitting it made a mistake in handling quarterback Shane Morris following a suspected concussion because of a “serious lack of communication” and “confusion” among the coaching staff.

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Hoke discusses Morris’ health amid criticism

Michigan head coach Brady Hoke, right, reacts on the sideline next to defensive coordinator Greg Mattison, left, in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Minnesota in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon says a “serious lack of communication” led to wobbly quarterback Shane Morris playing Saturday against Minnesota when he should have been pulled for his own safety.

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Loss to Gophers the latest indignity for Michigan

Michigan head coach Brady Hoke, right, reacts on the sideline next to defensive coordinator Greg Mattison, left, in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Minnesota in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — No matter what the future holds for Michigan coach Brady Hoke, the Wolverines’ loss to Minnesota certainly looked like a low point of his tenure.

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Minnesota beats Michigan 30-14

Michigan running back De'Veon Smith (4) tries to break away from Minnesota tackles in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — It turns out a change of quarterback isn’t enough to jump-start the Michigan football team’s offense. The Wolverines turned to Shane Morris for Saturday’s Big Ten opener against Minnesota, but Michigan still sputtered in a 30-14 home loss to the Golden Gophers.

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