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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 says the rumors are false and that he's got no plans to leave the Broncos.
Petersen's name surfaces annually because the Broncos have been wildly successful during his seven-year tenure. Since taking over, Petersen has built a record of 82-8 and a winning percentage of .911, the best in the college ranks.
Earlier this year, Petersen signed a contract extension that pays him more than $2 million per year.
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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,...
First off its a soft #15 how soft is it? Boise State 479 votes. Well UCLA is only 34 points back of us while two loss Clemson @ #14
Last week N. Illinois was 94 points and 1 spot behind Boise State today they are 102 points and 3 spots back. Kent State was 157 points back & 3 spots today only a 142 points back but 4 spots back.
If the Harris poll continues to be more favorable...
Let’s be clear the Bigs can keep Boise State and or a MAC champ out of this conversation just by winning and winning in the right order UCLA beats Stanford, FSU beats Georgia Tech and Oklahoma holds court and none of what is in this would be possible.
It’s one thing to be ranked 7th in week 14 of the BCS and everyone is looking at you only to find yourself looking from the outside...
The Hun School DE/OL Hunter Knighton (Princeton, NJ) picked up an offer from Boise State just a couple weeks ago & was in Boise last weekend for an official visit. He described the visit as a "nice surprise" and while different from New Jersey, it certainly made Boise State a contender for his services. He spoke to BroncoCountry.com about his visit to The Blue & more.
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...
Westlake HS CB Dashon Hunt (Westlake Village, CA) is one of the top CB prospects on the Boise State recruiting board & took an official visit to The Blue just a little over a week ago for the Colorado State game. The talented CB has narrowed his list to Boise State, Oregon State, & Nebraska. So, why is Boise State in his top three? He spoke to BroncoCountry.com about that & more.