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U-M police investigating tweets threatening Jim Harbaugh

The player being accused of threatening Harbaugh on Twitter has not been with the program since last November.

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A former Michigan linebacker is being accused of creating threatening posts on social media towards Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh.

Elysee Mbem-Bosse, who has not been with the team since last November, is the person of interest in this case, which is under investigation by the University of Michigan Police Department.

A Twitter account under Mbem-Bosse’s name went on a tirade Monday night against Harbaugh, tweeting things such as “Michigan is open carry. Let’s not forget that. Not your friend” and “They sent someone to my crib before. I was nice enough to call the cops next time I’m calling the morgue. I’m talking with facts.”

The account claims Mbem-Bosse was suspended last year for leaving to take care of his family during a “family crisis” on Nov. 14, per a photo of a text message.

“Elysee (Mbem-Bosse) left the football program in mid-November and is no longer with the team,” Michigan’s athletic department said in a statement made on Tuesday.

Mbem-Bosse played seven games as a freshman in 2017 and four games last year.

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