Found December 01, 2011 on The Blue Turf:
  Upon request from bloggers a shorter version of the Coach Pete video.   Today we hate on Craig James and the BCS while taking a ride on the Coach Pete Merry Go Round! Yesterday on facebook and twitter I pass around the below story so for those of you who didn’t get it here it is today.   Boise State vs. LSU I would argue several things about Boise — including that Chris Petersen is the most gifted coach in America and Kellen Moore has as much potential to be the next Drew Brees as Drew Brees once did — but I would argue most of all that the Broncos have it just as hard as Alabama or Oklahoma State do, because all they can do is fail. In each of the past four seasons, they've spent every day trying to avoid that thought, because the system permits them nothing else. The Broncos lost on an errant field goal to a Horned Frogs team that is BCS-worthy, and yet even if that field goal attempt had gone through the uprights, there is a very, very good chance that...

Petersen turns down UCLA job

After firing Rick Neuheisel earlier in the week, UCLA tried to lure Chris Petersen from Boise State. Petersen reportedly turned down a big-money deal from the Bruins.

Petersen out as a candidate for the Bruins' job

Boise State Coach Chris Petersen is no longer a candidate for the UCLA football job, according to a person familiar with the situation who was not authorized to speak on the subject. Petersen had been target by UCLA officials after Rick Neuheisel was fired as the Bruins coach Monday. UCLA offered Petersen a contract that would have paid him nearly 4-million per season, plus nearly...

Coach Petersen Rumors and speculation

Just in the last hour along over 8 news stories have been put out in regards to Coach Pete and UCLA after the all the new links I will say all that l have to say about this at this time.       Spaulding Roundup: Coaching Hunt Talk And New Recruits Reports of the financial offer reportedly being made to Petersen point to demonstration #2 being satisfied; the question...

Source: Boise St.'s Petersen not UCLA option

UCLA inquired about Boise State coach Chris Petersen, but the school has been told he will not be a candidate, a source told's Joe Schad.

Around the Blue Turf 11/29/2011

  UCLA targets Boise State's Chris Petersen to be next football coach Guerrero, who on Monday announced the firing of Rick Neuheisel, is expected to make a trip to Boise to meet with Petersen. UCLA is believed to be able to offer a contract worth more than $3 million annually that includes donations from boosters. Plans to refurbish the Bruins’ practice facility...

Petersen reportedly says ‘no thanks’ to Bruins

On the same day it was confirmed Rick Neuheisel will be out as UCLA’s head coach following the Pac-12 title game, the Los Angeles Times reported that Boise State’s Chris Petersen would be the first potential candidate the Bruins would target.  In fact, the Times reported athletic director Dan Guerrero was expected to take a…

Wazzu ups the ante for ASU

The Pac-12 dubbed itself the conference of quarterbacks in 2011. Next season, it might be the conference of coaches. With Rich Rodriguezs nameplate mounted on an office door in Tucson, Mike Leach headed to Washington State and UCLA making a strong push for Boise States Chris Petersen, the conferences coaching profile could augment dramatically. Leach will be paid a base annual...

An outside-the-box choice for UCLA — Steve Sarkisian

The Bruins have already been turned down by Boise State's Chris Petersen, the focus now shifting to Miami's Al Golden. But Washington's Sarkisian would be an inspired choice, despite his USC ties.The Bruins have already been turned down by Boise State's Chris Petersen, the focus now shifting to Miami's Al Golden. But Washington's Sarkisian would be an inspired...

Class of 2006 leaves big imprint on Boise State

(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By TODD DVORAK Associated Press It's hard to imagine a recruiting class having as big and profound an impact as the one Chris Petersen and his staff signed five years ago for Boise State. From Kellen Moore and Doug Martin, two key cogs of an offense that put up points at a record pace, to Billy Winn and Chase Baker on defense, the class of 2006...

Unquiet on the Western Front: Mike Leach, Chris Petersen, LaMichael James, and more.

 (Unquiet on the Western Front is SWRT's look at the Pac-12, WAC, Mountain West, and other West Coast/Rocky Mountain schools extravaganza.) I'm Not Perfect (But I'm Perfect for You) "Mike Leach is the perfect coach for Washington State." Because Steve Kelley said so. (The Seattle Times) I've got a new...

Around the Blue Turf 12/02/2011

Boise State picks Coyle as new athletic director BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise State University President Bob Kustra on Thursday named Mark Coyle as the school's new athletic director, describing the 43-year-old as a "rising star" and the right choice to lead Bronco athletics in an era where fundraising and brand development is just as essential as winning games...
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