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Colorado hires Mike Sanford as offensive coordinator

For a long time, the Colorado Buffaloes kept an extremely tight lid on the search for the next offensive coordinator. Early signing day came and went without a hire, and Karl Dorrell mentioned that the Buffs were close to a decison. Some Twitter smoke appeared around Brennan Marion, the Pitt WR coach who has a unique “GoGo” offense. That turned out to be a red herring, as the Buffs announced Mike Sanford Jr. as the hire on Friday afternoon:

You may not have heard of the man, so let me give you a taste of some of the national reactions to this hire:

That is, overall, not a very good impression

As many mentioned, Sanford has coached at a lot of impressive places as a 39 year old.