Washington head coach Chris Petersen gets extension

During his eight seasons with Boise State, Chris Petersen was one of the most successful head coaches in college football. He amassed a record of 92-12 and led his team to five conference championships (4 WAC, 1 MWC) and led his team to two BCS bowl appearances.

He took the head coaching job at Washington in 2014 and hasn’t had near the same success in a tough PAC-12 conference. His Huskies are a loss away from missing out on bowl eligibility, which would be the first time in Petersen’s career that his team didn’t get six wins.

Despite that, he has recruited very well in two years in Seattle. That has helped him land yet another extension on his contract, ESPN’s Joe Schad reports.

Washington coach Chris Petersen has been extended two years, through the 2020 season, according to a source.

— Joe Schad (@schadjoe) November 26, 2015

Unless Petersen starts to do very well and gets his name tossed around in the coaching circuit again, I’d expect to see him leading the Huskies for a very long time.

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