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    Colorado job to Jon Embree

    So says the Denver Post, according to Bill McCartney. Now the TE coach with the Redskins.

    McCartney: Embree offered CU head coaching job - The Denver Post



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    Re: Colorado job to Jon Embree

    Minnesota thinks hiring an NFL tight end coach for the head coaching job is stupid.


    Nobody but HB knows for sure. You pretty much know nothing....like Knownothing would like to say.
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    Re: Colorado job to Jon Embree

    Wow that was out of left field!



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    Re: Colorado job to Jon Embree

    Quote Originally Posted by cygrads View Post
    Wow that was out of left field!

    This report isn't confirmed from others close to the situation.

    Embree isn't all that much out of Left Field. Embree played at CU and interviewed in 2005 (token interview). The hope is that he would be able to bring Eric Bienemy with him.



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    Re: Colorado job to Jon Embree

    Still, it sure seems like a reach to me...hire an NFL TE coach with no coordinator experience as HC. Then hire another NFL position coach as OC. What are they going to do, offer Alfred Williams and Kanavis McGee co-DC spots? Maybe bring in Darian Hagan to coach the QBs and Charles Johnson to coach WRs? Most of that team were Cally guys, so I guess that they should be able to recruit Cally pretty well in that conference. I'd worry about being out-scheme-ed with that little experience at the top. I wish that they were still on our schedule because I'm betting it ends badly.



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    Re: Colorado job to Jon Embree

    Quote Originally Posted by Frak View Post
    Still, it sure seems like a reach to me...hire an NFL TE coach with no coordinator experience as HC. Then hire another NFL position coach as OC. What are they going to do, offer Alfred Williams and Kanavis McGee co-DC spots? Maybe bring in Darian Hagan to coach the QBs and Charles Johnson to coach WRs? Most of that team were Cally guys, so I guess that they should be able to recruit Cally pretty well in that conference. I'd worry about being out-scheme-ed with that little experience at the top. I wish that they were still on our schedule because I'm betting it ends badly.
    Almost sounds the the Fred Hoiberg situation...?



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    Re: Colorado job to Jon Embree

    What the ****:



    "....It was neverabout me doing it again," McCartney said in an interview with The Denver Post. "It was about setting the table for a black man to come in (as head coach). And he (Mike Bohn) hired one...."




    "We are first and foremost an educational institution that values integrity, honesty and treating others with fairness and respect".

    -ISU President Gregory Geoffroy; circa May 2003.

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    Re: Colorado job to Jon Embree

    It was about setting the table for a black man to come in (as head coach)
    What does being black (or white) have to do with anything?



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    Re: Colorado job to Jon Embree

    Quote Originally Posted by coachdags View Post
    Almost sounds the the Fred Hoiberg situation...?
    Yeah it does, BUT MBB and FB are two totally different things. Fred hired Lutz as his main Xs and Os guy, which would be similar to a coordinator in FB.



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    Re: Colorado job to Jon Embree

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    What does being black (or white) have to do with anything?
    It means CU cares more about appearances than hiring the best possible candidate for the job. And it should come as no surprise -- it is the most liberal campus west of Iowa City.



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    Re: Colorado job to Jon Embree

    you have to interview minority candidates too

    you can go the other way and ask why the hell you have to do that ..



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    Re: Colorado job to Jon Embree

    I think Eric Bienemy would have been a better choice given his connections to California. He was a running backs coach and recruiting coordinator for UCLA. Seems to me that given their move to the PAC-12, it would be in their best interest to get a guy with existing recruiting ties to California.

    I guess I don't care much as they won't be playing us anymore.



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    Re: Colorado job to Jon Embree

    Quote Originally Posted by Cybone View Post
    I think Eric Bienemy would have been a better choice given his connections to California. He was a running backs coach and recruiting coordinator for UCLA. Seems to me that given their move to the PAC-12, it would be in their best interest to get a guy with existing recruiting ties to California.

    I guess I don't care much as they won't be playing us anymore.
    According to Stewart Mandel, Bienemy will be offensive coordinator.



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