Mike MacIntyre is now in his fifth season as the head football coach at the University of Colorado, as he was named the 25th to the position in the school’s history on December 10, 2012. He was hired at CU after leading San Jose State to its first 10-win season in 25 years; in his fourth year at CU, he led the Buffaloes to their first 10-win season in 15 seasons.
MacIntyre, 52, is 36-52 in seven seasons as a collegiate head coach, 20-31 in four at Colorado. Each of his four CU teams made gigantic strides, but his 2016 team (10-4) earned him eight National Coach of the Year honors from the Associated Press, Walter Camp, Bobby Dodd, ESPN/Home Depot,FWAA/Eddie Robinson, American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), SB Nation and Scout.com, as well as a finalist for the Bear Bryant and Maxwell Club awards. He also earned the AFCA Region 5 Coach of the Year honor and the group’s inaugural Comeback Coach of the Year Award. The Colorado Sports Hall of Fame presented him with its “King of the Hill” honor for all sports within the state for 2016.