OFFICIAL: Petersen to UW

Chris Petersen (USA TODAY Sports)

Boise State Head Coach Chris Petersen has officially accepted the vacant Washington Head Coaching position after a meeting with UW Athletic Director Scott Woodward late Thursday night in Boise. The news, initially reported by ESPN, has been confirmed by UW's website gohuskies.com

"On behalf of the University of Washington and the entire Husky Nation, I am proud to welcome Chris Petersen as our new head football coach," Washington athletic director Scott Woodward said. "Coach Petersen's success and record are extraordinary, but even more impressive is the man himself. His integrity, work ethic and character make him an outstanding fit and leader of our student-athletes at UW. We are thrilled and proud to call Coach Petersen a Husky."

To read the official release on Chris Petersen taking the UW Head Coaching job, click on the link below.

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