BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Mike MacIntyre, Colorado's embattled coach , ditched his injuries-are-no-excuse mantra last week when the Buffaloes lost their fifth straight game.
"I've never had a season where going into the 10th game of the year we had nine starters out that started the first game, nine!" MacIntyre said following his team's 31-7 drubbing at the hands of Washington State.
"And four other significant players out. Basically, a third of your guys that you play, that you count on to win games, aren't out there," added MacIntyre, who's feeling the heat with his team in danger of missing out on a bowl game after starting out 5-0 and cracking the Top 25.