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What about Chris Petersen?

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I see all this talk about grabbing Chip Kelly if Rivera gets canned, but what about Chris Petersen, HC of Boise State? He is an offensive minded coach like Kelly, but has also shown to have a pretty good defense. Also, Boise State has produced some pretty solid pro players in the last couple drafts. Compared to how many Boise State players enter the draft, I believe it's a pretty high success rate. So, what do you think about Chris Petersen? Should he get a look at least if Rivera does get fired?

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nah
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A look at yes. Being really considered as head coach. Don't think so.

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Yes. I posted in the Chip Kelly thread that he is the only college coach I would want to take a deep look at.

He maximizes talent better than anyone in CFB

He usually has really good defenses that play smart and aggressive.

He runs a somewhat pro style offense.

He has had success with many different QBs and QB styles.

His son's health issues makes him hard to get out of Boise though.
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I'd take him way before Chip Kelly, but still don't want him.

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[quote name='Jackofalltrades' timestamp='1352553907' post='1990393']
I'd take him way before Chip Kelly, but still don't want him.
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Who do you want out of curiosity? Not just college guys but all options??

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At BSU Chris Petersen has to get up and really game plan for 2 games all year. In the NFL its every week. You can't keep pulling rabbits out of the hat every week.

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What about "HELLO" Bob Stoops or Bo Pelini??

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[quote name='KissMyConverse' timestamp='1352555825' post='1990413']
At BSU Chris Petersen has to get up and really game plan for 2 games all year. In the NFL its every week. You can't keep pulling rabbits out of the hat every week.
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I always think this is bullpoo. First of all the WAC was always a little bit underrated.

But I look at it this way. In 2009 when Chip Kelly had all offseason to game plan for Boise and Boise had all offseason to gameplan for the great Chip Kelly. Oregon didn't even get a first down until the 3rd quarter and only scored 8 points as Boise dominated them. Oregon won the Pac-10 that year I believe. Then when TCU' Patterson and Boise both had a month before the bowl game to prepare that same year. TCU could only manage 10 points and lost.

in 2010, Frank Beamer had a whole offseason to prepare for Boise, Boise still beat them. VT won the ACC that year Same year Boise had a month to prepare for an explosive Utah offense before the bowl game. Utah managed only 3 points.

in 2011 Mark Richt had a full offseason to prepare for Boise and vice versa, Georgia didn't even belong on the same field as Boise as Boise blew them out. BTW Georgia won the SEC east that year. The ASU had a month to prepare before the bowl game and vice versa Boise blew them out.

My point is that these great coaches and teams that won their BCS conferences (or played in title games) that year had just as much tim to prepare for Boise as Boise did, Boise out coached all of them.

Not to mention Bob Stoops having a month to prepare for Boise and getting beat also in the best Fiesta Bowl (i think) ever played.

All with inferior talent.

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I don't trust any of these college coaches. They play what, 2-3 real games a year? At some point maybe you just have to pick one and go on blind faith. But the probability of success for any one of these guys is very low.

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[quote name='teeray' timestamp='1352555098' post='1990403']

Who do you want out of curiosity? Not just college guys but all options??
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For next season I want to stand pat, I believe patience is prudent in our case.

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[quote name='carolina-chuck' timestamp='1352556242' post='1990418']
What about "HELLO" Bob Stoops or Bo Pelini??
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As a big OU fan is have to say no to Stoops, he's the Andy Reid of the NCAA.

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Ok why is Chip Kelly so loved again? He seems to run the same exact gimmick, trick play offense Chud likes. Arent we trying to get away from that?

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[quote name='Jackofalltrades' timestamp='1352563592' post='1990476']
For next season I want to stand pat, I believe patience is prudent in our case.
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You know right now I actually agree with you. It isn't like we are getting blown out or have been non-competitive. We have had some bad luck, bad playcalling, bad plays, etc. that have just kept us from getting over that hump.

If we were getting blown out every week I would be wanting a change but I think we are sooo close, and we fugged up our offense early, but our defense is playing much better.

I reserve my right to change my mind as the season continues, but right now I think Rivera and his staff deserve at least the first half of next season to turn this thing around.

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We need a coach with some fire. Everyone was talking poo about Tampa for getting Greg schiano but we could use a coach with that kind of attitude.

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[quote name='teeray' timestamp='1352563960' post='1990481']
You know right now I actually agree with you. It isn't like we are getting blown out or have been non-competitive. We have had some bad luck, bad playcalling, bad plays, etc. that have just kept us from getting over that hump.

If we were getting blown out every week I would be wanting a change but I think we are sooo close, and we fugged up our offense early, but our defense is playing much better.

I reserve my right to change my mind as the season continues, but right now I think Rivera and his staff deserve at least the first half of next season to turn this thing around.
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I can't really agree with you guys on this. The team is doing better now but look at what it took to happen to get to this point. Our GM had to get fired for a fire to get lit under our team ass. That spells trouble and being incompetent if you ask me.We are 2-6 and our schedule isn't as easy as some people think. So what happens next year if we start off slow and complacent? Ron Rivera gets fired and we win out and go to the super bowl? No, that wont happen we just waste another year.

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[quote name='panthers04100' timestamp='1352564038' post='1990483']
We need a coach with some fire. Everyone was talking poo about Tampa for getting Greg schiano but we could use a coach with that kind of attitude.
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I love Schiano.
The man is smart, know what he's doing, and havr fires.

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What's Tampa's record?

Talk about not being able to finish, how far ahead of the Giants were they when they allowed a monumental collapse? Tony Sporano looked like a great coach in year 1 as well.

We play hard, we're competitive, we have the talent and I think we're all learning as a unit. It's still a young team with a young coaching staff.

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Don't want any college coach as a head coach. My opinion
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[quote name='Rubi' timestamp='1352596067' post='1990812']
Don't want any college coach as a head coach. My opinion
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I agree completely. I don't mind our Offensive or Defensive Coordinator being from college,
but at this point I want a proven NFL coach.

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^
Head Coach

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