Coach Resumes Pilling Up

With the hiring of WR coach Kevin Sumlin, the Buffs need to fill only the vacent running back coach position. Head Coach Gary Barnett has several interested parties including some former Buffs.

The resumes are beginning to pile up on Gary Barnett's desk with coaches interested in becoming the CU's new running back coach.

It's a nice problem to have.

There are several reports circulating around the University of Colorado on who will be named the new running back coach. One of the names that keeps coming up is former CU QB Darian Hagan. While many Buff fans beleive he would be a great fit to replace Eric Bieniemy, the problem with Hagan is a financial one. Many believe that hiring Hagan would cost CU big time and that they may not have the money to afford him.

While hiring a former Buff is intriguing to some, others are speculating that Barnett has had it with those that have CU ties and he may hire someone completly separated for the program.

Another hot name that has surfaced his Denver Bronco Assistant Special Teams Coach Anthony Lynn.

Lynn is in his third season on the Broncos coaching staff after his playing career was cut short in the 2000 training camp because of repeated occurrences of neck stingers. One of the Broncos most outstanding special teams players during his career, Lynn brought immediate impact in his area of emphasis.

Anthony Lynn played seven seasons in the National Football League as a fullback, including five with the Broncos (1993-94, 1997-99). He was a member of the back-to-back World Championship clubs in 1997 and '98, and throughout his career was regarded as one of his team's locker room leaders as well as being one of the strongest players, both mentally and physically.

Buffs Insider has learned Lynn is interested in growing his coaching career and may want to take that first step at the colligent level.


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