Colorado Buffaloes nightmare sequel starring Mike MacIntyre

Colorado Buffaloes head coach Mike MacIntyre’s TV special is turning into a Halloween nightmare.

You remember last year’s installment? It started as a marketing campaign and became a full-on movement known as “The Rise.” With excellent play throughout the year, CU fans were again excited about this team. The Buffaloes won the Pac-12 South and made their first bowl game appearance in almost a decade.

If that was the Hollywood movie with the sports ending, let’s check on this year’s sequel.

On a dark and stormy October night, things went from bad to worse for Colorado. The Buffs lost to the Washington State Cougars 28-0. It was the first shutout in the MacIntyre era. They managed seven passing yards in the first half and replaced quarterback Steven Montez with equally ineffective Sam Noyer. They fell to 1-4 in the Pac-12.

And then there was MacIntyre.

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Originally posted on Mile High Sports

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