Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Mike MacIntyre's firing is official. He will not coach this week at Cal, and an interim coach will he named. Colorado owes him $10.3 million, which can be offset if he obtains a job in the NFL or as a college head coach. Colorado will hire a search firm. Athletic director Rick George: "There's no doubt that the 2016 season was magical, and it appeared we were headed back to taking our place among the nation's elite. However, analyzing the direction of the program over the last two years, I felt this is the necessary time to make a change."