Originally written November 27, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
Colorado head coach Jon Embree was fired earlier this week after a 1-11 season, which is the worst year in the history of Buffalos football. In two seasons as the head coach at Colorado, Embree compiled an incredibly disappointing record of 4-21. A former tight end coach for the Kansas City Chiefs and Washington Redskins, it is now obvious that the Colorado alumnus was in no way qualified to be a head coach. During his final press conference on Monday, Embree broke down and nearly began to cry when discussing the relationship he had with his players. “You guys just want to try to get me in trouble, huh?” he said while fighting back tears. While it’s easy to understand how a coach can become attached to his players and get emotional about leaving, Embree left Colorado with no choice. The Buffalos were beyond awful the past two seasons. But as we have shown you several times over the years here at LBS, nothing can make a grown man cry quite like sports.
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