TIM BOOTH
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December 6, 2013
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Petersen leaving Boise State for Washington

SEATTLE — Chris Petersen is headed to Washington after finally being persuaded to leave Boise State. Petersen agreed to become the Huskies’ new football coach on Friday, leaving behind an unprecedented run of success with the Broncos. The Huskies made the announcement Friday morning after Petersen reportedly met with Washington athletic director Scott Woodward on Thursday night in Boise. The decision was first reported by ESPN. Petersen met with his Boise State players Friday morning before the announcement was made. “Coach Petersen’s success and record are extraordinary, but even more impressive is the man himself,” Woodward said in a statement …

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