Bryan Harsin spent the 2013 season as the head coach at Arkansas State.
Boise, ID (SportsNetwork.com) -
Boise State has named Bryan Harsin as its new head football coach.
Harsin spent the 2013 season as the head coach at Arkansas State and was an assistant at Boise State from 2001-10. He'll take over for Chris Petersen, who left to become the head coach at Washington last week.
"We are extremely excited in our selection of Bryan Harsin as the next head football coach at Boise State," said athletic director Mark Coyle in a statement on Wednesday. "Bryan is one of the top young head coaches in college football and we are thrilled to bring him back to Boise to lead the Bronco program. Bryan played a key role in the development of the football program as an assistant for 10 years at Boise State and we look forward to his leadership as we continue the ascension of Bronco football."