Since your impulsive and short-sighted decision to fire Jon Embree, my disillusionment with your leadership of the University of Colorado athletic program has grown by the hour.
Thus far, you have offered virtually no insight into the reasons for Embree’s firing other than:
- It was your idea, conceived in isolation, over the course of the past week or so; and
- The program trajectories were headed in the wrong direction.
I anxiously await some clarity of your analysis of the Embree era. Frankly, I would settle for an acknowledgement that Embree was hired to make a U-turn in a sinking, archaic, Soviet-constructed battleship, that he was hired to do so as the lowest paid head coach in a BCS conference, and that the school failed to alleviate any of the unnecessary baggage it heaps on the desk of its head coach. [Read more...]