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University of Washington Football: Class of 2016 Signing Day Breakdown Chris Petersen’s 3rd University of Washington Husky football recruiting class may be his smallest, but there is a lot of talent coming to Montlake in the form of eight 4-Star signees and a collection of 3-Stars. Speed and versatility are the dominant strengths of this class. Despite not being able to sign the state’s top prospect (5-Star QB Jacob Eason is heading...
Via Seattle Side Up!
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Uneventful, relaxing signing day for Petersen and Washington

SEATTLE (AP) National signing day for Washington coach Chris Petersen was downright serene. No late flips. No unexpected surprises. No drama. ''In this day and age to make it uneventful takes a little more work and a little more strong-ness of will so to speak,'' Petersen said. Washington added a recruiting class of just 17 players on Wednesday, adding a range of depth that...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Petersen's take on 'commitments' is unique

When it comes to recruiting, Washington head coach Chris Petersen has a unique take on what qualifies as a "commitment."Christian Caple of the Tacoma News Tribune wrote about Petersen's definition of "commitment." Here's how Caple described Petersen's opinion.Petersen then went on to explain why his definition of a commitment is different from other head coaches around the country...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UW Lands 4-Star Cornerback Byron Murphy In another recruiting coup, University of Washington Head Coach Chris Petersen, has landed the #1 Athlete in Arizona Byron Murphy. Murphy is the #4 ranked Athlete in The West and #10 overall. The Saguaro High School senior had been considering USC, Arizona State, and Texas A&M but flipped to UW to the surprise of many. Murphy is a physical player who could...
Via Seattle Side Up!
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskies land 4 star defensive end Levi Onwuzurike

#95 Levi Onwuzurike (       Four star recruit, Levi Onwuzurike committed to the University of Washington. Levi is a 6’3, 248lb Defensive End from Allen, Texas. ( Projected as the 101st best player in the nation, Levi notched 53 tackles and 8.5 sacks on his way to powering Allen to a 14-1 record and earning himself the Dallas-area Defensive Player...
Via Seattle Side Up!
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington head coach Chris Petersen gets extension

During his eight seasons with Boise State, Chris Petersen was one of the most successful head coaches in college football. He amassed a record of 92-12 and led his team to five conference championships (4 WAC, 1 MWC) and led his team to two BCS bowl appearances. He took the head coaching job at Washington in 2014 and hasn’t had near the same success in a tough PAC-12 conference...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Was Arizona’s Rich Rodriguez Happy When Washington Hired Chris Petersen? “Hell No”

Rich Rodriguez, thankfully for us, does not have much of a filter when speaking to the media.  Today, the Arizona football coach is meeting with reporters to preview his team’s game against Washington. The No. 14-ranked Wildcats are set to host the Huskies at Arizona Stadium. Arizona remains alive in the chase for the Pac-12 South title.  Washington is led by a first-year coach...
Via College Spun
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Petersen a home run for Huskies

The University of Washington made a major splash in the college football world by announcing its hiring of Boise State’s Chris Petersen as the school’s new head coach. Such a hire has been universally lauded by pundits across the country as a tremendous coup for the program, one which loudly announces the Huskies’ presence as a force to be reckoned with in the coming years...
Via In The Neutral Zone
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Petersen officially named new head coach at Washington

Chris Petersen is the new head football coach at Washington, the school announced today. Petersen replaces Steve Sarkisian, who left earlier this week to become the head coach at USC. Petersen also was a candidate for the USC job. “On behalf of the University of Washington and the entire Husky Nation, I am proud to […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue in Boise: Petersen’s exit creates another vacancy

Some very surprising news came out this morning regarding the Washington Huskies’ search for a new head coach, as Joe Schad reported that longtime Boise State head coach Chris Petersen has agreed to a deal to replace Steve Sarkisian in Seattle. Petersen’s tenure at Boise State was nothing short of spectacular, as the former Broncos’ offensive coordinator took over following...
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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