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Bryan Harsin to remain as Boise State head coach, per report

Oregon will not be snatching Boise State’s head coach.

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The Oregon Ducks are looking for a new head coach since reliving the duties of Mark Helfrich and Boise State’s Bryan Harsin has been a target for the Ducks and even interviewed for the job last week.

The details are scarce but according to Rivals, the Broncos will still have Harsin as their head coach.

No word if Oregon is going another direction or if Harsin pulled his name out of consideration.

This is somewhat surprising as oddsmakers were giving Harsin good odds to leave Boise for Eugene.

This is clearly good for Boise State as they are just three years removed Chris Petersen as their head coach but also maybe more importantly is that a hire from within may not happen as both offensive and defensive coordinators are in their first year at those positions with Boise State.

Zak Hill and Scott Huff have been sharing duties on offense and Huff has been with the Broncos for 11 years with 2016 being the first year as a coordinator and sixth working with the Broncos' offensive line. Hill is in his first year coaching with Boise State.

On the defensive side of the ball Andy Avalos was promoted to defensive coordinator prior to the 2016 season, and had spent the last four seasons with his alma mater, the previous two working with the Broncos' linebackers and also served as defensive line coach from 2012-13.

Harsin will likely continue to be a hot commodity for other bigger jobs as he has continued the winning ways of Boise State football, and in three years on the job he has a Mountain West title, a 2014 Fiesta Bowl victory over Arizona in his first year on the job and a 31-8 overall record in three seasons.