Colin Sutton said he was disappointed to hear the news that Colorado fired coach Jon Embree Sunday evening but that it probably will not affect his commitment.
The three-star offensive lineman from Orange (Calif.) Lutheran said he likes too many things about Colorado to back out of his pledge even though it's too bad Embree was let go.
"I like all the coaches there but I'm still committed to Colorado," Sutton said. "It's not really a big thing. It's sad to see them go but I'm definitely still with the school.
"I really just like a lot of things about Colorado. To live there, we have a few family friends there and they have a good business school and just a lot of good programs that really stand out to me."
The 6-foot-5, 290-pound prospect has been committed to the Buffaloes since early May and he has never shown any inkling of second thoughts.
Sutton has visited the Boulder campus multiple times, including for Colorado's summer camp, and the Buffaloes always seemed to stand out in his recruitment.
Yale had also offered and the Orange Lutheran prospect was hearing from Stanford, TCU and some other programs throughout his recruitment.
Embree might be gone but Sutton said his commitment to Colorado remains firm.
"I've been set on Colorado for a while," Sutton said. "I'm pretty solid."