Chris Petersen is the fourth straight Boise State coach to leave for a BCS conference job.
HOUSTON NUTT: Left Boise State for Arkansas after going 5-6 in one season (1997). He went 75-48 in 10 seasons with the Razorbacks before going 24-26 in four seasons with Ole Miss before being fired after the 2011 season.
DIRK KOETTER: Left for Arizona State after going 26-10 in three seasons (1998-2000). He went 40-34 with the Sun Devils before being fired after the 2006 season. He is now the OC for the Falcons of the NFL.
DAN HAWKINS: Left BSU for Colorado after going 53-11 in five seasons (2001-05). He went 19-39 with the Buffaloes before being fired during the 2010 season.