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Jon Embree tells The Associated Press he has been fired as coach of the University of Colorado football team.
Embree said he was heading into a meeting with his players Sunday night and didn't want to comment on his firing other than to confirm he'd been let go by athletic director Mike Bohn earlier in the day.
The Buffaloes just competed the worst season in the 123-year history of the program. They finished 1-11 with their only win a 35-34 win at Washington State on Sept 23.
Embree was 4-21 in two years at Colorado, where he replaced Dan Hawkins.
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In a bit of a surprise, Colorado decided to end Jon Embree’s tenure after just two years in Boulder. Although Embree didn’t show much progress, he...
A choked-up Jon Embree suggested Monday that the only way he could have turned around the University of Colorado's flailing football program in his two years as head coach was to take shortcuts in the classroom and on the recruiting trail.
''If you just hire the next guy and say you've got two years, keep your fingers crossed,'' Embree said at his farewell...
Coaching Change at the University of Colorado
Multiple sources have confirmed that Jon Embree has been fired as the head coach of the University of Colorado football team.
Embree was 4-21 in his two seasons in Boulder.
More on the story once the University has issued a statement …
Mission Hills (Calif.) Alemany wide out Devin Ross has been a long time Colorado commit and said despite the firing of former Buff head coach Jon Embree on Sunday, he’ll remain committed.
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...
(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Sports Writer Colorado athletic director Mike Bohn has fired three football coaches, two of them his own hires - Dan Hawkins and Jon Embree, who compiled 60 losses in seven seasons. He acknowledges he has to hit on this next one or he'll be on the hot seat himself.
Bohn is looking for the right man again after firing Embree...
First Down. The Florida Gators are ranked 5th in both the AP and Coaches Top 25 polls and it just doesn't seem right (#4 in BCS). They've beaten three teams currently ranked in the Top 10 (LSU, Texas A&M and South Carolina). For comparison, Notre Dame has beaten just three teams currently ranked in the entire Top 25. Florida's only loss came to 11-1 Georgia in a game...