Michigan football’s co-offensive coordinators’ plan for game day roles: ‘It’s very fluid’

When Sherrone Moore finished speaking with the media on Wednesday afternoon, fellow Michigan football co-offensive coordinator Matt Weiss approached the podium to field questions. The two dapped each other up as they swapped places.

And with that, they already put their blooming partnership on display.

Following the departure of offensive coordinator Josh Gattis to Miami (Florida), the two will carry the Wolverines’ offense into its post-College Football Playoff appearance future. Although building off last season’s success, they won’t be looking to the past as they begin their new era.

“You can’t live on last year, because if you do you’re gonna get beat …” Moore said. “So if you want to look back at what we did last year and think it’s automatically going to happen, it’s not.”

Michigan offensive line coach Sherrone Moore during the Big Ten championship game vs. Iowa at Lucas Oil Stadium, Dec. 4, 2021.

In last season’s offense — which was No. 16 in scoring and 15th in rushing — Moore coached the tight ends (and carried the title of co-offensive coordinator under Gattis) while Weiss was the quarterback coach. Both bring a wealth of experience in the position coaching ranks.

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Weiss is still in command of the quarterback room, while Moore has shifted to the offensive line. Specific strategies for how to coordinate the offense in a joint capacity, however, are a little vague at the moment.

“We got a plan,” Moore said when asked about handling play calling duties. “It’s very fluid, it’ll be collaborative and we’re excited.”

Other details, like who will be on the field versus in the box on game day have yet to be finalized, but Moore suggested he’ll be on the field via his role with the offensive…


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