Posted: Monday December 10, 2012 11:16AM ; Updated: Monday December 10, 2012 11:40AM
Pete Thamel

Colorado expected to hire San Jose State coach Mike MacIntyre

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Colorado is planning to hire SJSU's Mike MacIntyre as its next head coach

MacIntyre led San Jose State to a 10-2 record, Military Bowl berth in 2012

The move comes following Colorado's firing of Jon Embree in November

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Mike MacIntyre
After leading San Jose State to a 10-2 record and a Military Bowl berth, Mike MacIntyre is likely to become the next head coach at Colorado.
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Colorado is expected to hire San Jose State's Mike MacIntyre as its next football coach, according to a source briefed on the situation.

After missing out on hiring Cincinnati coach Butch Jones, Colorado re-focused its search and MacIntyre has emerged as the leading candidate.

MacIntyre led San Jose State to a stunning turnaround this season, including a 10-2 record and spot in the Military Bowl on Dec. 27 in Washington, D.C.

The terms have not yet been finalized with MacIntyre, but his hiring is expected to be announced in the next 24 hours. He'll replace Jon Embree, who was fired after just two seasons and a 4-21 record.
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