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With its last visit to Mackay Stadium surely fresh in its mind, Boise State heads to Nevada with plenty at stake again.
Seeking a 12th victory in 13 matchups against the Wolf Pack, the No. 25 Broncos aim for a share of the Mountain West championship Saturday as both schools conclude their regular-season schedules.
Boise State (9-2, 6-1) had taken 10 straight from Nevada by an average of 29.0 points before falling 34-31 in overtime Nov. 26, 2010, ending the then-No. 3 Broncos' hopes of playing in a BCS bowl game. While Boise State got a bit of revenge with last season's 30-10 home win, it's looking for more - and a piece of its first Mountain West title since joining the conference last season.
"If I had my preference, I wish it was wrapped up and it didn't come down to this," said coach Chris Petersen, seeking his fifth league title in seven seasons. "But I think it's good for the programs, I think it's good for college football and I think ...
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We’ve officially entered college football’s silly season. As the season winds down, coaches of bad or underperforming teams are being fired in droves (I think we’re up to 13 FBS level openings, although at least one of those is a retirement), and the entire college football media industrial complex is in overdrive. Everyone, from talking [...]
Until we see Boise State’s Chris Petersen sign his name on a contract with another university’s name on it, it all should be ignored. We know that, better than anyone. But the reality is that when you are a successful coach at a smaller program, your name will be attached to every single job opening [...]
Chris Petersen is taking a different approach to the series of annual questions and speculation linking him to nearly every available head coaching job in college football.
This year, at least at the outset, Petersen is resorting to humor.
When asked Monday about his name being mentioned in the search for the bevy of new coaching vacancies, Petersen simply looked at his watch,...
Chris Petersen is taking a different approach to the annual rumors tying him to college football's latest coaching vacancies.
This time, the Boise State coach is trying humor.
When asked Monday about his name being linked to new openings, Petersen simply looked at his watch and laughed - joking that reporters waited 22 minutes before asking the question.
As usual, Petersen...