Several media outlets are reporting this morning that Boise State head coach, Chris Petersen has accepted the head coaching job at the university of Washington and that it will be announced later today.
The 49 year old Petersen has been at Boise since 1998, first as an assistant under Dirk Koetter and later as the offensive coordinator for Dan Hawkins. He was then named the head coach in 2006 after Hawkins left for the Colorado head coaching job.
During his time at Boise State Chris Petersen has amassed an amazing 92-12 winning record with one third of those losses occurring this season including a 6-38 loss in the season opener against Washington. The worst loss of his head coaching career and the second loss in as many attempts against the Huskies whom he also lost to in the 2007 season opener.
While in Boise Petersen lead his Broncos to two BCS Fiesta Bowl wins and was twice named the Paul "Bear" Bryant Award winner in 2006 and again in 2009.