It's another edition of Midnight Links, because there's stuff to do and we don't want to wait any longer to do it.
Here's a whole bunch of stuff to read about Chris Petersen's hire as Washington's new football coach, a sentence I've written in some form or fashion at least 63 times in the last 16 hours ...
--- First, our main story for today's newspaper, with reaction from a few folks on the hire and some nuts and bolts. Also, a note that Petersen's press conference is scheduled for Monday at noon, though it is not open to the public. UWTV will broadcast it live.
--- Also, this sidebar examining some of the assistant-coach implications of Petersen's hire.
Never miss a local story.
--- Dave Boling writes that this is the best football hire in UW history.
--- John McGrath takes a look at the wild sports news day Friday turned out to be in Seattle.
--- The Seattle Times on Petersen and the man who helped connect him with Washington.
--- ESPN's Ivan Maisel on why Petersen finally left Boise.
--- Bruce Feldman of CBS Sports covers the same topic in this mail bag.
--- The Oregonian's Ken Goe calls the Petersen hire "a grand slam."
--- Here's the Boise perspective from the Idaho Statesman.
--- This story was making the rounds yesterday, as a Boise State fan tells you "everything UW fans need to know" about Petersen.
--- There are a few rumblings out there about Boise State defensive coordinator Pete Kwiatkowski joining Petersen at Washington.
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