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Boise State promotes Eric Kiesau to offensive coordinator

Jan. 15, 2020 2:37 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise State promoted Eric Kiesau on Wednesday to offensive coordinator, replacing the departed Zak Hill. Kiesau has been on the Broncos staff the past three seasons as the wide receivers coach. Kiesau was also given the title of co-offensive coordinator last season. Hill left after the...

Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck, right, hugs wide receiver Tyler Johnson after Minnesota defeated Auburn during the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Minnesota hires Mike Sanford Jr. as co-offensive coordinator

Jan. 3, 2020 3:45 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck hired Mike Sanford Jr. and promoted Matt Simon to fill his offensive coordinator vacancy Friday. Sanford, who will also serve as quarterbacks coach, held the dual role at Utah State in 2019. He was the head coach for Western Kentucky for two seasons prior to...

Best Western? WKU plays WMU in First Responder Bowl at SMU

Dec. 29, 2019 1:34 PM EST

FIRST RESPONDER BOWL: Western Kentucky (8-4, C-USA) vs. Western Michigan (7-5, MAC), in Dallas, Monday at 12:30 p.m. EST. Line: Western Kentucky by 3. Series record: Western Michigan leads 11-3-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE Western Kentucky has a three-game winning streak, and has won seven of nine games, since a 1-2 start...

Washington defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake, left, and head coach Chris Petersen lift the Las Vegas Bowl trophy after the team defeated Boise State 38-7 in the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Las Vegas. Lake is taking over as head coach as Petersen is stepping down after six seasons. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)

Washington routs No. 18 Boise State in Petersen's last game

Dec. 22, 2019 12:47 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Bowl was always going to be about Chris Petersen. It was his final game as coach, a matchup the two programs he led to such great heights in Washington and Boise State It could have been his moment, but the humble Petersen went out of his way to share his last spotlight after...

Washington head coach Chris Petersen speaks with reporters ahead of the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

'Petersen Bowl': Washington, Boise State meet in Las Vegas

Dec. 20, 2019 3:33 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chris Petersen brought Boise State into the national consciousness with trick plays and toughness. He returned Washington to the top of the Pac-12 with his kind of guys. Now, as Petersen is set to step away after six seasons leading the Huskies and 14 consecutive years of the...

Washington head coach Chris Petersen speaks with reporters ahead of the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

No. 18 Broncos seek more Las Vegas Bowl success vs. Huskies

Dec. 20, 2019 12:04 PM EST

Las Vegas Bowl: No. 18 Boise State (12-1 Mountain West) vs. Washington (7-5 Pac-12), Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m. ET (ABC) Line: Washington by 3 1/2. Series Record: Tied 2-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE Washington's Chris Petersen will end his six-year coaching tenure with the Huskies by facing the Broncos, the program he was...

Arizona State hires Boise State's Hill as OC

Dec. 14, 2019 4:47 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State has hired Boise State's Zak Hill as its new offensive coordinator. The school announced Saturday that Hill will join Herm Edwards' staff after spending four years as the Broncos' offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Arizona State also promoted former player Derek...

Washington NCAA college football head coach Chris Petersen speaks at a news conference about his decision to resign at the end of the season, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, in Seattle. Petersen unexpectedly resigned on Monday, a shocking announcement with the Huskies coming off a 7-5 regular season and bound for a sixth straight bowl game under his leadership. Petersen will coach Washington in a bowl game, his final game in charge. Defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake is being promoted to head coach. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Washington's Chris Petersen faces old team in his final game

Dec. 8, 2019 8:32 PM EST

Chris Petersen’s last opponent at Washington will be the team that gave him his first head coaching job. Las Vegas Bowl organizers capitalized on circumstances Sunday that allowed them to invite Petersen’s Washington Huskies to square off against Boise State on Dec. 21. “It's always our...

The Latest: Toledo left out of bowl berths despite 6-6 mark

Dec. 8, 2019 6:54 PM EST

6:30 p.m. Toledo is not headed to a bowl despite going 6-6 this season. With 79 teams bowl eligible and 78 slots available, there was going to be a team left out. The Rockets lost their final three games of the regular season and will have their streak of nine straight winning seasons snapped. The last time...

Boise State quarterback Jaylon Henderson, right, scrambles away from Hawaii defensive lineman Derek Thomas, left, during the first half of an NCAA college football game for the Mountain West Championship Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Steve Conner)

No. 18 Boise State meets Washington in Las Vegas Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 4:42 PM EST

No. 18 Boise State (12-1 Mountain West) vs. Washington (7-5, Pac-12), Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m. ET LOCATION: Las Vegas TOP PLAYERS Washington: Junior QB Jacob Eason completed nearly 64% of his passes for 2,922 yards and 22 touchdowns. Boise State: DE Curtis Weaver was the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year and...