Mike MacIntyre was shot on Sunday when the Buffaloes lost their sixth game.
MacIntyre is in his sixth season in Colorado and suffered Saturday 30-7 Saturday to Utah.
"I want to thank Mike for six seasons of hard work and dedication to the program, both on and off," said Rick George athletic director in recited. "There is no doubt that the 2016 season was magical, and it was likely that we went on to take place among the country. But, analyzing guidance Program over the past two years, I felt that this is the necessary time to change. "
MacIntyre was awarded Colorado to the Pac-12 camp game in 2016 and won the AP Coach of the Year of Honor for that year.
It is 30-44 in total as a Buffaloes coach.
George said he announced an interim coach for the last game against California at Berkeley. If Colorado wins, the team would be suitable for a bowl.
For full-time work, George wants to identify his renowned name with previous co-management expertise, according to sources. The potential candidates include a coach attack co-ordinator in Oregon and Chicago Bears, Mark Helfrich, Fresno State coach, Jeff Tedford, Bryan Harsin Boise State coach, and coach Dana Holgorsen of West Virginia, to do They may be interested to move after the season.
The MacIntyre contract runs throughout 2021 and has left $ 10.3 million.