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3 years 4 months ago

Embree suspends 5 CU players

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Five University of Colorado football players have been suspended for failing to meet the expectations of being a member of the team. University of Colorado head football coach Jon Embree said Thursday four of the five are sophomores. They include outside linebacker Liloa Nobriga and defensive...

3 years 6 months ago

Embree names CU football captains

BOULDER - Head coach Jon Embree announced the selection of four captains for his inaugural season as head coach of the University of Colorado, with the group consisting of three seniors and a junior. Seniors Tyler Hansen and Ryan Miller will serve as the offensive captains, while senior Anthony...

3 years 8 months ago

Football in June?

It seems rather strange to talk about football in June but close to 500 fans were certainly ready to talk college football at Wednesday's College Football Kickoff Luncheon sponsored by the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation. A sell-out crowed showed up at the Colorado Springs Marriott to hear from four...

3 years 10 months ago

Hansen named Buffs starting QB

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Senior Tyler Hansen will be Colorado's starting quarterback this fall. Coach Jon Embree made the announcement Tuesday. He also said that five players won't be returning, including two because of knee injuries. Three other players, including two redshirt freshmen, aren't being invited back to the program....

4 years 3 weeks ago

Buffs secure solid recruiting class

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The Colorado Buffaloes haven't even started playing in their new conference yet, but already first-year coach Jon Embree is racking up wins against future rivals. Embree persuaded eight players to switch allegiances and sign letters of intent with the Buffaloes on Wednesday, including several who were...

4 years 2 months ago

New CU football coach names assistants

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - New Colorado coach Jon Embree has named five assistants, most of whom have ties to Colorado or to the Buffaloes. The assistants, named Friday, include Greg Brown as defensive coordinator. The 53-year-old Brown worked for former Colorado coaches Bill McCartney and Dawn Hawkins. New offensive line...

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