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01/30/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Bill McCartney's Stance On Gay Rights, Abortion Raises 'Deep Concerns' Among Some CU Faculty Members

Saying former University of Colorado football coach Bill McCartney used his position to push anti-gay and sexist agendas, some employees at CU are asking that he be ruled out as a candidate for the open coaching position.

A search committee is looking for candidates to replace Dan Hawkins, who was fired earlier this month. McCartney coached from 1982 to 1994, winning three consecutive Big Eight Conference titles, and is now stumping for the head coach job.

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