Denver Sports Omelette: A roundup of CU Buffs news on coach Mel Tucker


The CU Buffs have a new head coach in Mel Tucker.

Tucker comes to Colorado from SEC country and replaces Mike MacIntyre. He is a well-respected football coach with stops at the collegiate and NFL levels. Tucker most recently spent the past three seasons at Georgia as the Bulldogs’ defensive coordinator.

Colorado now has its coach and Tucker’s Buffs will have a tough “win-big” mentality in Boulder.

Here is a look at everything CU Buffs related on coach Tucker you may have missed.

Kiszla: New CU football coach Mel Tucker has crazy, old-school idea of how to build Buffs into champs. Now get off his lawn.
Stephens: Are you not entertained? Colorado State, CU Buffs are ignoring stud recruits in their own backyard
Mel Tucker promises CU fans “We’re here to win big”
Mel Tucker bio: Get to know new Colorado Buffs football coach
New CU coach Mel Tucker: “We’re not going to settle”
Colorado Buffaloes football 2019 schedule announced

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Joe Amon, The Denver PostNew University of Colorado Buffaloes head football coach Mel Tucker poses during a press conference to introduce him to the media Dec. 6, 2018 in Boulder.Why Mel Tucker’s CU recruiting pitch will open doors, and hearts, on both coasts

Mel Tucker may not know the Sawatch from the San Juan, but he knows kids. And if you’re sweating how a guy with SEC and Big Ten roots is going to relate to wunderkinds in Colorado and California, Joe Palcic has one piece of advice: Chill, dude. …

AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver PostJacob Tamme (84) of the Denver Broncos is tackled by Jamar Taylor (22) of the Miami Dolphins on third down in the first quarter. The Denver Broncos played the Miami Dolphins at Mile High in Denver on Nov. 23, 2014.Jamar Taylor aims to help keep Denver in AFC playoff chase

Maintaining that championship-or-bust mentality is exactly why Taylor received the opportunity in Denver. …

Harry Aaron, Getty ImagesJamal Murray #27 of the Denver Nuggets looks down the court during the second half against the Orlando Magic at Amway Center on Dec. 05, 2018 in Orlando, Florida.Nuggets “lucky” to win after refs miss huge overtime call

Video showed Jamal Murray stepping out of bounds with :23 seconds left in OT. …

Quick Hits

+ Kiszla: New CU football coach Mel Tucker has crazy, old-school idea of how to build Buffs into champs. Now get off his lawn.

+ Fairview quarterback Aidan Atkinson named Colorado’s Gatorade Football Player of the Year

+ Broncos Briefs: Von Miller calls Payton award nomination “incredible achievement”

+ Mel Tucker promises CU fans “We’re here to win big”

+ Broncos podcast: Chris Harris …read more

Source:: The Denver Post – Sports


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