Boise State University football coach Chris Petersen tries hard to eliminate distractions during the season.
Simplify. Focus. Be here now.
Petersen preaches this to his players, and he lives it. Focusing on the fundamentals is a big part of how Petersen has racked up 54 wins (and four losses) just midway through his fifth year as head coach. The team’s 19-game winning streak is the longest active run in the country.
”Coach Pete’s record almost looks like a misprint,“ former BSU football coach Skip Hall joked this week.
The two-time winner of the Paul ”Bear“ Bryant Coach of the Year Award didn’t have time this week for navel-gazing about what makes him a successful leader.