Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh did not address the status of redshirt freshman quarterback Alex Malzone during the Michigan satellite camp at Blue Springs South High School in Kansas City, Missouri on June 15th.
When asked if the quarterback is on the team or has been suspended, Harbaugh said to Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press, "Internal matter. We're going to sit down and meet at the end of the week. Right now, it's being taken care of internally."
Malzone took responsibility for a charge of disorderly conduct on Tuesday in Ann Arbor 15th District Court, according to court records. Malzone paid a fine of $175. The 19-year-old got a ticket on April 26 at 10:40 PM ET and had an "altered driver license."However, the charge for the driver's license was dismissed by the court.
The pro-style quarterback committed to Michigan on May 12, 2014, and is now in his sophomore year of college but is a redshirt freshman on the field. Malzone played for Birmingham Brother Rice during his high school career, throwing for 2,998 yards and 38 touchdowns with five interceptions as a senior. Malzone did not play for the Maize and Blue last season.
Malzone will compete with John O'Korn, Wilton Speight, Shane Morris and true freshman Brandon Peters for the starting quarterback position, but Malzone has already fallen well behind the pack. It seems the real competition will be between O'Korn and Speight. With all the talent Michigan has coming in at the quarterback position in the next few years, this could hurt Malzone more than it would to most.