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By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

Lake lands head coach job

University of Washington elevates former Eagle as Chris Petersen steps away from job


Last updated 12/5/2019 at 11:26am

SEATTLE – In a move that shocked the college football world, University of Washington head coach Chris Petersen announced on Monday he was stepping down after six years leading the Huskies — setting the stage for current defensive coordinator and former Eastern Washington University player and coach Jimmy Lake to take over the program’s reins.

“I could not be more excited about taking over as head football coach at the University of Washington,” Lake said in a Dec. 2 news release. “This wouldn’t be possible without the mentorship of Coach Petersen and I would like to thank hi...

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