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Colorado head coach Mike MacIntyre answers questions during the weekley luncheon on Tuesday.

Saturday’s forecast in Pullman, Wash., calls for a cold, rainy and windy night, which could make for an interesting game.

Head coach Mike MacIntyre isn’t too concerned about the weather, however.

“It’s football,” he said. “That’s one of the beauties of football. I just wish it was grass with mud. It’d be even more fun.”

Naturally, CU running back Phillip Lindsay isn’t worried, either. There’s not much that bothers the senior captain.

“I feel like I play better in the cold anyway,” he said. “The cold doesn’t bother me at all.

“I just kind of go with the flow with everything. I take what’s given to me at the time. I can’t control the weather, I can’t control the field. All I can control is myself and what I do to help my team.”

Mac’s no Leach

Washington State head coach Mike Leach has become famous for his entertaining tangents in press conferences. The Cougars’ media often gets Leach to talk – sometimes for several minutes – about topics such as Bigfoot, aliens, pop culture and more.

For fun, MacIntyre was asked a few Leach-type questions on Tuesday, and didn’t spend much time on his answers.

“I’m not going to go on one of his rants,” MacIntyre joked.

MacIntyre does share Leach’s affinity for Seinfeld, however.

“It’s still one that you watch late at night when you get home,” MacIntyre said. “You turn it on just to get through the day. If you kind of have a rough day and laugh a little bit, so you can forget about things. It’s an excellent show.”


Nose tackle Javier Edwards, who missed last week’s game with a sprained ankle, is still listed as “day to day” on CU’s injury report. … Cornerback Trey Udoffia, who missed the last two games with a knee injury, is expected to play this week. … Former CU receiver Nelson Spruce was signed to the Chicago Bears’ practice squad on Monday.

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