Category: Colorado Buffaloes

Illinois Coach John Groce Says the Team Has Already Met the Goal the Seniors Set This Season

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

The first season at Illinois for John Groce could not have started any better. His Illini won 14 of their first 16 games, including wins over Butler, Gonzaga and Ohio State. After that rapid start, the schedule got tougher and the Illini quickly came crashing back down. Finishing 22-12, with a ...

New Colorado Football Coach Mike MacIntyre: “I Can’t Tell You When, But I Know We’ll Eventually Win”

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Colorado didn't exactly make a hire that came off as flashy on the national level. The Buffaloes, after courting new Tennessee coach Butch Jones, wound up going with former San Jose State coach Mike MacIntyre to take over their top spot. MacIntyre might not have helped them win the conference, ...

Colorado Stuns Football Coach Jon Embree by Showing Him the Door After Two Seasons

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Nobody on the planet envied the situation Jon Embree stepped into when he was hired as Colorado's football coach two years ago. The program was mired in shambles, and the Buffs turned to a former player to turn things around. Now, after just 23 months, the door has closed on ...

Colorado Buffaloes Surprise Everyone By Winning the Pac-12 and an NCAA Tournament Berth

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Colorado is about as unlikely a tournament team as just about anyone in the NCAA field. The Buffaloes closed out their season by losing three of their last four games, tying for fifth place in a rather weak Pac-12 Conference and earning the six seed in the tournament. That didn't ...

Compliance Offices Struggle Through Possibility of Finding Multiple Interpretations of the Same Rule

Monday, June 6th, 2011

In cases like that of Ohio State, the most recent major football program to make national headlines due to NCAA violations, it is pretty clear that rules were broken. Sometimes, however, that is not the case. In fact, a lot of times that doesn't seem to be the case, given ...

After Half-Decade of Lousy Football, Colorado Finally Fires Dan Hawkins

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

When Colorado hired Dan Hawkins as its football coach after the 2005 season, he was the hottest name on the block for programs looking for a new coach. Over the past few seasons, he's simply had the hottest seat. And after getting fired on Tuesday, Hawkins has no seat at ...

Colorado is Making the Move to the Pac 10

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Colorado to the Pac 10 has been a conversation that’s been ongoing for the past couple of years.  And now it has finally become a reality.  It’s a move that makes sense in a number of ways.  First of all, with the uncertain future of the Big 12 Conference, the ...

NCAA College Football National Signing Day: Big 12 Coaches Edition

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Sports Radio Interviews marches on bringing together in one place the voices of the coaches of the country's BCS football programs by conference. Next up? The Big 12. Texas A&M Aggies head coach Mike Sherman (KILT) Baylor Bears head coach Art Briles (KBME) Oklahoma State Cowboys head coach Mike Gundy (WWLS) Oklahoma Sooners head ...

NCAA College Football National Signing Day: It’s Division 1 Football!

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Does Colorado Buffaloes head coach Dan Hawkins deserve his own post here on SRI as we attempt to bring you the reactions from as many college coaches around the country in the wake of signing day Wednesday? Probably not, but since we're still culling other Big 12 coaches interviews, let's ...

Dan Hawkins On His Struggling Buffaloes

Friday, November 21st, 2008

Colorado head coach Dan Hawkins talks about the tough year his young, injury depleted Buffaloes have had in the rugged Big 12 Conference this year. A good interview from a solid coach. [caption id="attachment_1365" align="alignnone" width="210" caption="Firing Hawkins would be unfair considering all the injurys the Buffs have had to deal ...