J Robinson Speaks Out About Drug Allegations

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The long-time coach of the University of Minnesota Gophers wrestling team says a university investigation into him and his program is complete.

J Robinson is speaking for the first time since allegations surfaced that some wrestlers used and sold the anti-anxiety drug Xanax.

It started with him becoming suspicious. According to Robinson, he made people above him at the university aware of what he was doing, leading to a test he administered for the entire team.

“They said that the only thing you could do is test the entire team. But the athletic department wouldn’t pay for it,” Robinson said. “So I ended up having to use my service fund, where the donors give us money, to pay for the drug testing.” View/continue reading at minnesota.cbslocal.com