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JON EMBREE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Embree never had chance at Colorado

The dirty trick played on Jon Embree wasn't when he was fired at Colorado this week. It came when he was hired. He thought he had gotten the job of digging out a once nationally relevant program. Nope. He was hired because he was cheap, he was a former star CU player who had ties to the great-old days and he was black. "It was never about me doing it again,''...
Via Fox Sports
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Fired Colorado Coach Jon Embree is an Immature Disgrace to College Football

Jon Embree spent four years in Boulder as Buffaloes football player in the 1980s and prior to accepting the head coaching position in 2011, he previously spent ten seasons on the Unversity of Colorado coaching staff.  He was considered a lifetime Buff with deep ties to the CU community but a 4-21 record in two seasons led to his dismissal this week. As a respected member in the...
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Jon Embree broke the Unwritten Rule of the Race Card

Four days after Jon Embree was fired as Head Football Coach of the Colorado Buffaloes the country is still buzzing from the ongoing debate about the level of racism involved in hiring decisions in College Football.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Colorado coach Bill McCartney: Jon Embree wasn’t given more time at Colorada because he’s black

The firing of football coach Jon Embree is slowly becoming a PR nightmare for the University of Colorado. The school believed that they would just fire their second year coach after he amassed a two-year record of 4-21 and quietly move on to their new coach. But the firing has been anything other than quiet for the university. Things began to head south for the university when an...
Via No Guts, No Glory
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss
BLACK AND WHITE ISSUE

Racism in Colorado coach's firing?

A former Colorado head coach believes that racism was at play when Jon Embree was fired by the school after two unsuccessful seasons.

Via The Lady Sportswriter
November 28, 2012  |  2 Comments

Jon Embree Suggests A Raw Deal...

Jon Embree looked like he was outgunned from the word "go..." Looked like he was undermanned, undergunned, under-resourced, and left to run one of the college football programs that seems to be left to rot in a new conference... Every presser looked like his dog was kicked and he was ready to turn in his car for a smaller model on the lot... He thinks he got jobbed...
Via Online Sports Guys
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Colorado coach Jon Embree cries at last press conference (Video)

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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

10 Coaches to Replace Fired Jon Embree at Colorado

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...
Via Athlon Sports
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Embree suggests he got a raw deal

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Embree out as coach of Colorado

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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