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Petersen is 'OKG' for UW

SEATTLE - Each time Chris Petersen walked by, his smile seemed to grow with every trip down the hall. He'd come back, usually accompanied by his wife Barbara, or one of the numerous Washington staffers in tow, taking care of the undoubtedly long list of details prior to officially taking over as the Huskies' 28th Head Football Coach Monday afternoon.

For someone who would later talk about getting beyond his 'comfort zone' and accepting a new challenge, he looked as content as could possibly be. Was it the pay raise? Petersen is set to earn $4 million in 2018, finishing off a five-year, $18 million-dollar deal. But word out of Boise State was that there were boosters willing to match whatever Petersen was offered - so it wasn't that. Was it... Recommended Stories

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