CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The University of Northern Colorado has announced the hiring of former Denver Broncos wide receiver, Ed McCaffrey as the next head coach of their football program.
Soon after the announcement was made McCaffrey confirmed his hiring via Twitter.
The former two-time Super Bowl winner and NFL Pro Bowl receiver had spent the last two seasons as the head coach at Valor Christian in Denver Colorado, including winning the 2018 5A state championship.
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McCaffrey is replacing Earnest Collins Jr. as head coach and a inherits a football team that went 2-10 during the 2019 season.
A press conference to formally introduce McCaffrey as head coach is scheduled for 3 pm on Friday, December 13.