Boise State athletic director Chris Peterson announced Monday that he’s stepping down from his position as Boise State’s football coach.
The announcement comes less than two weeks after Boise State hired Boise State football coach Bo Scott as its interim head coach.
Scott left Boise State after a season in which he guided the Broncos to a 10-3 record and a berth in the FCS playoffs.
He guided the Bearcats to a 13-1 mark in 2016 before the school decided to pursue a bowl bid.
He was hired by Scott in November of 2017 and is expected to return to Boise State for his final season in his current role.
Peterson told the Associated Press that he’ll remain in his post as Boise’s athletic director and said he’s confident in his ability to lead the Broncos.
“Boards athletic director, Chris Peterson, announced today that he will step down as the head football coach at Boise State, effective immediately,” Peterson said in a statement.
“Boards board of trustees has made the decision to hire a new head football and basketball coach.
Bo has spent his entire career at Boise and we are very proud of him.
Boards Board of Trustees has also chosen to honor Bo’s decision by creating a new Board of Directors to be headed by former Boise State president and CEO, Dave Yost.
Boise State athletic department officials declined to comment on Peterson’s departure.
The school also did not respond to multiple requests for comment from The Associated Press.