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Colorado head coach Jon Embree: Q&A

Originally Published: August 25, 2011
By Thomas Neumann | Page 2

Colorado hopes it has found the man to lead its football team back to glory.

In selecting Jon Embree as the school's first African-American head football coach earlier this year, Colorado also restored a link to its glory years. Embree's playing career with the Buffaloes coincided with the beginning of the Bill McCartney era in the 1980s.

After a brief NFL career, Embree returned to Boulder as an assistant coach from 1993-2002 under McCartney, Rick Neuheisel ...

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