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Schembechler son, players say Michigan coach knew of abuse - WISH-TV

Schembechler son, players say Michigan coach knew of abuse - WISH-TV

FILE - This file photo, date and location not known, provided by the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan, shows Dr.A son of legendary University of Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler was among the hundreds of men who were sexually assaulted by Anderson, a campus doctor, and he will speak publicly about the abuse along with two players who also were victims in the 1970s and '80s, lawyers said Wednesday, June 9, 2021.(Robert Kalmbach/Bentley Historical Library University of Michigan via AP, File) NOVI, Mich.(AP) — One of legendary University of Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler’s sons and two of his former players described in detail Thursday how they were molested by the team’s longtime doctor and how Schembechler turned a blind eye when they told him about the abuse, telling one to “toughen up” and punching his son in anger.

Anderson was part of the University of Michigan team,” he continued.“Bo promised them that if I attended the University of Michigan and played football that Bo would be a father to me and look after me like I was family,” Kwiatkowski said, referring to his parents.

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