Damn. We’re starting to like some of the quotes that Colorado head coach Jon Embree is providing.
Embree, who coach the tight ends with the Washington Redskins last season, apparently doesn’t like what he saw on film from Colorado last season.
Embree told The Daily Camera, "What shows up to me on tape was we didn`t play hard. That`s really what showed up on tape. We let the scoreboard affect how we played way too much. Instead of focusing on the next play. You can`t look at the scoreboard. Your job is to beat the guy across from you that play no matter what happened good or bad before it."
He didn’t stop there.
"We`re awful at situational football, at understanding what the situation is," Embree explained. "So we will start that this spring. We`re starting it the first practice about understanding the situations and what it means and why you have to do certain things and think. We don`t know how to play the game within the game. We just showed and played last year. It`s like recess."
Come on, coach. You missed your one golden opportunity to compare it to “intramurals, brother.”
In case you missed it, Embree provided some powerful words during a luncheon with Colorado supporters. Here's the speech: