BSU Fills Yet Another Coaching Position
2021 is continuing to get better and better for BSU Football. First Andy Avalos signs on to be replace Harsin. Avalos then hires Frank Maile and now Kent Riddle will be an assistant coach under three different administrations as he has agreed to stay with the Bronco nation. Kent who coached under Dan Hawkins from 2001-2005, Bryan Harsin 2014-2020 and now Andy Avalos will continue as the tight end coach.
“Kent Riddle has been around this program as long as anyone, and knows exactly what this culture is and what it means to those that have come through here,” Coach Avalos commented. “He has always been guided by a people-first mentality, and is a mentor not just for our student-athletes, but our coaches as well. He’s an amazing coach and an even better person, and I am thrilled to have him continue his career here with the Broncos."
Riddle said “I am honored for the opportunity to work with Andy Avalos and continue to be part of the Bronco Family,” Kent added. “This is home to our family and we Bleed Blue! I know Andy will continue the tradition and enhance the success Bronco Football has enjoyed, since he helped build the foundation as a student-athlete. I know Coach Avalos is a man of integrity and high character that thrives on connecting and building relationships to get the best out of everyone around him."
Fun fact about Kent Riddle, his son Connor is a wide receiver at Boise State. Connor played in 19 of 21 games over the last two seasons mainly on special teams as the starting holder for the field goal unit.