The Boise State Broncos staff has changed this offseason by and announced that they will have co-offensive coordinators in Zak Hill -- who they lured away from Hawaii -- and promoted Scott Huff.
With the new coaches and promotions on staff, head coach Bryan Harsin decided that he will be calling the offensive plays.
"While I'm first and foremost the head coach, I really enjoy the offensive aspect of the game. One of the most exciting parts of coaching is being immersed in the game plan and calling the plays," Harsin said via BroncoSports.com. "As we move forward right now, I'll be in charge of the play calling for the offense.
"The nice thing is we have spring ball to work through the details and implement the best working system for our offense to be successful. Ultimately, this is still about a Bronco offense that has been very good for a long period of time. This group of coaches will find new ways to innovate, as that's always been our way at Boise State."
This makes sense as Harsin is an offensive guy and this offensive system is his, so why not have the coach who is most comfortable in calling the plays while the new offensive coordinators can concentrate on other parts of the offense.
There were some issues with the offense for the Broncos this year, and mostly in the red zone, so with Harsin in charge of the play calling that area will be rectified for the 2016 season.
One other thing to consider about Harsin calling the plays, and being an offensive guy, is that he plans on having Ryan Finley and Brett Rypien challenge each other for the starting quarterback position.