Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/27/14
Back in 2006 when Chris Petersen began his first year as head coach at Boise State, he drew up a pretty simple game plan for himself: Give this head coaching thing a try and re-evaluate at the end of the season. In so many ways, it's safe to say things have worked out better than Petersen - or any Broncos fan - could have expected. When his team plays at BYU on Friday night, Petersen will be on the sidelines for his 100th game as head coach of Boise State, a program that was successful when he took over but one he has clearly elevated, making it, among other things, college football's winningest during the last seven years. ''I didn't really set any goals,'' Petersen said when urged this week to reflect on his first days on the job. ''My goal was `hey, I'll give this thing a shot and see if I can stomach it one year and go from there.' That's really how it's kind of been.'' It's also been a wildly successful ride for Petersen and Boise State. In the last eight years, few FBS tea...
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