The article talks about Sherrone Moore being named as the interim head coach for Michigan’s game against Penn State. After leading the Wolverines to a victory over the Nittany Lions, Moore became emotional and broke into tears. While some saw this as a passionate and emotional moment, ESPN’s analyst Steven A. Smith criticized Moore’s post-game behavior. Smith questioned the need for Moore to cry, especially after doing what was expected of him.
Additionally, Smith raised concerns about Michigan’s eligibility for the College Football Playoffs due to the ongoing investigation into the program’s alleged sign-stealing activities. He challenged the program’s participation in the playoffs if they are found to have gained an unfair advantage. Smith also accused the Wolverines of playing the victim card and questioned their innocence in the matter.