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MSU football athletic trainer one of 11 people connected to Nassar

Posted at 4:59 PM, Aug 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-16 16:59:30-04

EAST LANSING, Mich. — MSU football athletic trainer David Jager, 38, not only has been accused of sexual assault, domestic violence and lying to a police officer, but we have also learned that he is one of the people who had knowledge of the Larry Nassar scandal.

Attorney General Dana Nessel named in her December report that Jager is one of 11 people who had knowledge of Nassar's abuse, but failed to report it.

According to the Nessel's office, Jager's girlfriend told him Nassar had groped her way before Nassar's abuse was made public.

His girlfriend testified to the attorney general that Jager responded Nassar was the best in the world, but did tell his girlfriend to make a report if she felt uncomfortable.

Jager has worked for MSU since 2013 and the university confirmed he is still employed but has been on administrative leave since March of 2018.

Jager will be back in court on Aug. 30.

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