A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Chris Petersen has agreed to leave Boise State and be the football coach at Washington.
The person told spoke on the condition of anonymity Friday morning because the hiring had not been announced by Washington. Petersen reportedly met with Washington athletic director Scott Woodward on Thursday night in Boise....
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Boise State head coach Chris Petersen is expected to be named the Washington head coach Friday, according to sources. After turning down offers for years, Petersen obviously felt like the time to make a career move was now as he takes over the vacancy left by Steve Sarkisian.
Petersen went 92-12 for a winning percentage of near 90% during his eight years as Boise State's head coach. During
It finally happened. Some of us thought this day would never come, but Chris Petersen, has accepted a new job and will leave Boise State. Next week Chris Petersen will be calling the shots as the University of Washington's new head coach. The deal was signed late Thursday night.A private flight from Seattle landed at the Boise Airport at 8:02 p.m. Thursday. The people...
Boise State's iconic Head Coach, Chris Petersen is expected to be named the new Head Coach at the University of Washington later today. Petersen leaves Boise State after 8 seasons and a record of 92-12. The search for a replacement is, we've heard, already in process. Stay tuned to BroncoCountry for the latest, including recruit updates and reactions to this stunning news.
Chris Petersen has been a bit of a red herring in terms of coaching searches. His name always seems to surface but it never leads to anything. It has even got to the point that that the mere mention of his name in a coaching search makes me laugh. Not because he's unworthy of consideration but because he has always seemed happy at Boise State being the big fish in the small pond...
ESPN reported early Friday morning that Boise State Head Coach Chris Petersen accepted the vacant Washington Head Coaching position after a meeting with UW Athletic Director Scott Woodward late Thursday night in Boise. SportsRadioKJR's Dave 'Softy' Mahler has confirmed the news. The ESPN source cited Petersen's desire for a new challenge as the motivating factor in his decision.
Boise State head coach Chris Petersen has said no to several programs that have come calling in the past five years. Petersen obviously was waiting for the right reason to leave Boise, and I think he found it.
Joe Schad is reporting that Peterson, who interviewed for the Huskies job on Thursday night, is expected to be named the new Washington head football coach.
Boise State's Chris Petersen is expected to be named the new Washington Huskies head coach on Friday.
As we detailed earlier in the week, Boise State head coach Chris Petersen had a long flirtation with USC about the school’s then-vacant head coaching position. USC and Petersen both came to the conclusion that he wasn’t a fit at the school, but now the long-time Broncos’ coach is being courted for the Washington job, which was recently vacated by USC’s new head coach, Steve...
Chris Petersen has been unwilling to leave Boise State despite being pursued for many head coaching jobs, but he is willing to interview for the current Washington Huskies vacancy. ESPN’s Brett McMurphy reported on Thursday that Petersen is scheduled to interview for the job on Friday. Washington also was scheduled to interview Alabama offensive coordinator […]