Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 8/27/13
His 84-8 record over eight years probably entitles Boise State University head football coach Chris Petersen to a throne fit for the king of Idaho football, not the diminutive stool offered Monday for him to sit in at a press conference ahead of Saturday's season opener against the University of Washington. Petersen, who at 5-feet, 11-inches joked about needing a pillow, can only hope the chair incident is the one low point of the week leading to Saturday's big rematch: In December, his Broncos beat the Huskies in the Las Vegas Bowl, 28-26. Playing this time at Husky Stadium following its $250 million redecorating job, Petersen expects to encounter a raucous, signal-extinguishing crowd of around 70,000 on Seattle's waterfront - and a foe with 20 returning starters trying to make sure what happened in Vegas stays there. No question, Peterson said: The Huskies will employ the same no-huddle offense his own Broncos, ranked No. 19 in The Associated Press pre-season poll, used to grea...
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