Chris Petersen leaving Boise State for Washington

Friday, December 6th, 2013

After years of speculation, innuendo and rumors, Chris Petersen has finally left Boise State for a major conference job. On Friday news broke that Petersen had accepted the head coaching position at the University of Washington, where he would become one of the highest paid coaches in the Pac-12. As we ...

Report: Washington offers Chris Petersen big contract

Friday, December 6th, 2013

As we detailed earlier in the week, Boise State head coach Chris Petersen had a long flirtation with USC about the school's then-vacant head coaching position. USC and Petersen both came to the conclusion that he wasn't a fit at the school, but now the long-time Broncos' coach is being ...

Chris Petersen Turned Down $3 Million A Year From UCLA

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Reports had circulated last Saturday that UCLA would target Boise State head coach Chris Petersen to take over the school's football program. Well, those rumors were correct and the two sides were reportedly in serious talks as recently as Thursday night. According to reports, Petersen was offered a five-year contract worth ...

McD’s Week 12 College Football Picks

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

What I'm watching: 8:45 am - ESPN3 replay of Oklahoma State/Iowa State because I think I'm getting pranked by some one. No way did OSU lose to ISU. Unless....Oh, yeah, they really ARE Oklahoma State, so yeah that actually makes sense that they would blow their perfect season in Ames, IA ...

McD’s Week 11 College Football Picks

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

What I'm watching: 12 pm: Flipping between Nebraska/Penn State for the train-wreck-watching and Okie State/Texas Tech for the O-fence. 3:30 pm: TCU/Boise State - At least, until Boise pulls away. This game has gotten intense what with all the BCS meetings and non-AQ's eating their own. 8pm: Stanford/Oregon - like everyone else.

McD’s Week Eight College Football Picks

Friday, October 21st, 2011

The only picks by an actual Indiana grad who prefers Indiana football to Indiana basketball. It's an acquired taste. What I'm watching this week (with my dad edition): 12 pm - Indiana at Iowa - I guess so my Hawkeye-fan dad can watch with me and make snarky comments the whole time. ...

Don’t Do It, Boise!

Friday, October 14th, 2011

The Big East was already a crap football conference before the 2011 season even began. Then Pittsburgh and Syracuse bailed for the ACC, and TCU decided they would rather stay closer to home in the Big XII than move into the Big East in 2012. I didn't know it was possible, ...

McD’s Week Five College Football Picks

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Still the only weekly picks section by a real, live Indiana alumnus/fan who prefers college football to college basketball... What I'm watching this Saturday: 12 pm - Penn State at Indiana until it's a blowout in the second quarter, then probably Aggies/Razorbacks with a side of Air Force/Navy 3:30 pm - Baylor/Kansas State ...