Current and Past Boise State Football Coaches
- Boise State Head Coaches
Chris Peterson 2005 -
Petersen was named as the head coach at Boise State on December 16, 2005, succeeding Dan Hawkins, who left for Colorado. Sophomore tailback Ian Johnson said about the transition, "We trusted him and knew he was going to take care of us. We knew he was a great person. He was going to recruit people just like himself. We waited for him to get everybody here and he got in the perfect people."  Petersen had served as offensive coordinator at Boise State from 2001-2005 and was twice nominated for the Broyles Award, given to the nation's best assistant coach.
In his first year as head coach...