“Out of left field” is sort of where the hire has to come from for if you strike in every other part of the field. After the longest eight days of his life, Rick George appears to have played it safe. And you know what, I don’t hate it.
Let’s take a look around. Your Colorado Buffaloes have made two bowls in 13 years. The second a coach showed positive progress or momentum, like Mike MacIntyre or Mel Tucker, they were met immediately with overtures from other big-time programs. The Buffs need to show they can win at an average rate for an extended period of time.