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Football: Players want say in next CU Buffs coach

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  1. RSSBot

    RSSBot News Junkie

    Jul 8, 2005
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    By Kyle Ringo Buffzone.com

    Colorado football players say they want a voice in who the school hires to succeed Jon Embree as coach.

    Originally posted by Daily Camera
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  2. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

    Dec 1, 2006
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    edit, didnt realize it was current players.
  3. OUBuff

    OUBuff American Club Member

    Feb 2, 2008
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    I think if I were Bohn, I might sit down with the team captains and ask them what qualities they think are important in a head coach. I simply include this as one piece of data along with all the other pieces. I don't entertain them suggesting any names, just qualities.

    This may ease some of the pain of the transition, makes them feel a part of the solution and hopefully jump starts buy-in when a coach is finally selected. I wouldn't normally entertain such requests, but given the theatrics of Embree's departure, something like this may help in the short term.

    I am sure there are some risks here, like when the selected coach is a polar opposite of the qualities the team desires.

    Would something like this indicate weakness on behalf of the AD?
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  4. Fight CU

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