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ESPN: Petersen to interview with Washington on Friday

By Brian Murphy bmurphy@idahostatesman.com Boise State football coach Chris Petersen will interview for the Washington job on Friday, ESPN’s Brett McMurphy is reporting. Alabama offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier is interviewing on Thursday, McMurphy reported. Seattle Times reporter Adam Jude reported

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Reports: Boise State’s Petersen no longer a candidate at USC; Washington coach taking job

By Brian Murphy bmurphy@idahostatesman.com Well, that was fast. Boise State football coach Chris Petersen went from front-runner for the University of Southern California vacancy to non-candidate pretty quickly, according to national media reports. Chris Petersen and James Franklin are top

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Boise State football: Players praise Petersen on eve of 100th game

By Brian Murphy bmurphy@idahostatesman.com © 2013 Idaho Statesman Boise State football coach Chris Petersen will coach his 100th game as the Broncos’ head coach on Friday at BYU (6 p.m., ESPN). He is 89-10 in his first 99 games. I

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Boise State football: Chris Petersen’s wins, losses since 2006

By Brian Murphy bmurphy@idahostatesman.com © 2013 Idaho Statesman Year by year 2006: 13-0 (8-0 in WAC), beat Oklahoma in Fiesta Bowl 2007: 10-3 (7-1 in WAC), lost to East Carolina in Hawaii Bowl 2008: 12-1 (8-0 in WAC), lost to

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Petersen calls Broncos’ first practice after break ‘average’; WR Dean has torn ACL

Chris Petersen – April 2 audio Boise State coach Chris Petersen said the Broncos’ first practice after spring break Tuesday was “average at best,” and could be seen a few times on the Bronco Stadium turf a bit miffed at

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Book project helped Boise State football coach Chris Petersen embrace creativity

By Chadd Cripe ccripe@idahostatesman.com © 2013 Idaho Statesman Boise State football coach Chris Petersen appeared at a book release event Thursday afternoon in the Stueckle Sky Center. Petersen is a co-author of the book, “Wise Beyond Your Field: How Creative

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Boise State spring football watch list: No. 2, offensive improvement

By Chadd Cripe ccripe@idahostatesman.com © 2013 Idaho Statesman With the Boise State football team set to open spring practice next Monday, I’ll use my blog this week to discuss five areas to watch — one a day, Monday-Friday. Monday: Newcomers.

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