Top 10 tweets about CU firing Dan Hawkins

Twitter Nation's got a lot to say about Dan Hawkins finally being fired as CU's football coach. And some of the comments aren't terribly complimentary, as you might expect -- although we did find a few that are sympathetic, more or less.

Here are the ten most memorable tweets we've seen to date.

Is wondering if Dan Hawkins was given an anonymous letter that said "It's Division 1 foootball, and you are fired"?less than a minute ago via web

RT @TheMikeDonovan: Dan Hawkins gets to speak at his own firing presser? Awkwardless than a minute ago via TweetDeck

Wade Phillips - Dan Hawkins...they say this stuff comes in 'threes'... I'm guessin John Fox isn't answering his phone todayless than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®

Why couldn't Colorado wait to fire Dan Hawkins until after we play them??less than a minute ago via web

Crazy Dan Hawkins is out at CU.. when I think #buffsfootball, I think of him. Good luck coach!less than a minute ago via Echofon

Dan Hawkins Fired. Two years late but good to see them finally doing itless than a minute ago via web

Rick...Really surprised Dan Hawkins did not do well at Colorado...have to recruit speed in California-Texas...Disappointed for him...less than a minute ago via web

Congrats to Dan Hawkins and the CU buffaloes, because you are both worthless I can't listen to the @jimrome show. Nice work fellasless than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®

In all reality, the thing that may have killed Dan Hawkins' career at CU may have been single-minded determination to make his son a star.less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

Dan Hawkins just went third person with his nickname "this closes The Hawk Chapter". AWSOME! Thanks Hawk.less than a minute ago via Twitter for Android

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