Sources have confirmed to ESPN that Boise State Football Club is appointing Oregon Defense Coordinator Andy Avalos, a former player and assistant on the Broncos, as head coach.
Avalos, 39, has spent the past two seasons in Oregon, helping the ducks in back-to-back Pac-12 tournaments. He came to Oregon from Boise, where he spent seven seasons as an assistant, and the last three as a team defense coordinator.
A former All WAC full-back has replaced in Boise State, and Avalos has replaced Brian Harsin, who left last month to become Auburn’s head coach. Avalos trained under Harsin in Boise State and both played and coached with Chris Petersen at school. Petersen, who resigned as coach of Washington after the 2019 season, helped Boise State search for training, according to the sources.
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Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore, Boise State’s midfielder for Petersen, announced on Saturday that he would not pursue the head coaching job and agreed to a multi-year contract with the Cowboys. Moore and Avalus were considered the first contenders to replace Harsen, although Boise State also considered Montana state coach Jeff Choat, a former assistant to the Broncos, as well as Florida attack coordinator Brian Johnson and Southern California attack coordinator Graham Harrell, according to the sources.
In 2019, Avalos had reached the semi-finals of the Broyles Prize, being recognized as the nation’s top assistant coach, after overseeing the Oregon defense that ranked ninth nationally in scoring. Corona, California, helped the Boise State citizen achieve three Mountain West Conference titles as an assistant.
The Idaho Press first reported Boise’s decision to hire Avalos.