CU hires San Jose State’s Mike MacIntyre as new head football coach

After weeks of searching and a close but failed agreement with Cincinnati’s Butch Jones, CU has found a new head football coach: San Jose State’s Mike MacIntyre.

According to reports from the Daily Camera, Mike MacIntryre has been hired and will sign a 5-year contact from CU. He will be the 25th head coach in CU’s history and is taking over for Jon Embree, who was dismissed after two years and a 4-21 record.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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Isa Jones

This is Isa’s third year at CUI. She has served as a news reporter, entertainment reporter and Breaking News Editor. She is a senior news-editorial and English major. She has a fear of contracting scurvy and being trapped in walk-in freezers, but that rarely interferes with her reporting. Isa enjoys morning runs, whiskey sours, baseball and avoiding homework at all costs. Her goal is to be able to write and travel frequently and never work somewhere involving cubicles, synergy meetings or the phrase “9 to 5.” (@theisajones)

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