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Brent Pease
Brent Pease

Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks – 2nd Season

 

Coaching Experience

2012-13

Florida (Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks)

2011

Boise State (Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks)

2007-10

Boise State (Assistant Head Coach/Wide Receivers)

2006

Boise State (Wide Receivers)

2003-05

Baylor (Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks)

2001-02

Kentucky (Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks)

1999-2000

Northern Arizona (Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks)

1996-98

Montana (Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks)

1995-98

Montana (Offensive Backs/Wide Receivers)

1991-94

Montana (Running Backs/Wide Receivers)

 

Coaching Accomplishments

  • A 22-year coaching veteran and a former NFL quarterback, Pease spent the previous six seasons at Boise State.
  • Has served 12 seasons as an offensive coordinator and has coached at his alma mater, Montana (1991-98), as well as Northern Arizona (1999-2000), Kentucky (2001-02) and Baylor (2003-05).
  • In his first season at Florida, guided an offense that produced the school’s first 1,000-yard rusher since 2004 and just the seventh player in school history. Running back Mike Gillislee finished with 1,152 yards, the seventh-most in a single season in UF history.
  • Tutored first-year starting quarterback Jeff Driskel in 2012 at Florida, who led the team to an 11-2 record and berth in the Allstate Sugar Bowl. Driskel set a school-record with 177 rushing yards at Vanderbilt, the most in a single game by a UF quarterback.
  • The Gator offense ranked third in the SEC in rushing, averaging 188.1 yards per game, in 2012.
  • Florida only turned the ball over 15 times all season, 13th-fewest in the nation, and had six games without a turnover in 2012. It was the third-fewest turnovers by a UF team in school history.
  • Was Boise State’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks’ coach in 2011 after spending the previous five seasons as the team’s wide receivers coach and four as BSU’s assistant head coach.
  • The Broncos averaged 44.2 points and 481.3 yards per game en route to a 12-1 record and a 56-24 victory in the Las Vegas Bowl over Arizona State.
  • Pease coached in a bowl game in each of his six seasons at Boise State, including two Fiesta Bowl victories.
  • Has reached the postseason 13 times in his career, highlighted by a national championship in 1995 at Montana.
  • At Boise State, Pease and the Broncos posted a 73-6 (.924) record, with four conference championships, and ranked in the top five of the final Associated Press Poll twice.
  • In 2009, Pease helped construct one of the deepest Bronco receiving corps in recent history. Boise State finished the season with six different receivers that caught at least 20 passes. Pettis set a school record with 14 touchdowns, which included a record streak of 10 consecutive games with a TD catch. Young led the team in receiving with 79 catches for 1,041 yards and 10 touchdowns.
  • Prior to his stop at Boise State, Pease spent three seasons as offensive coordinator at Baylor. The Bears broke the school's single-season mark for completion percentage (.595) and established a new standard for total completions with 235 in 2004. BU threw for 2,342 yards, the fifth-highest one-year total in school history, and improved its total offense average (311.8 ypg) by more than 30 yards per game over the team's 2003 output.
  • In 2003, the Baylor offense produced the program's first 1,000-yard rusher since 1995 (and just the sixth ever at the time) in running back Rashad Armstrong, who earned All-Big 12 honors after rushing for 1,074 yards. The Bears' quarterbacks combined to complete 56.7 percent of their passes on the year, at the time a single-season school record.
  • During his time at Baylor, Pease coached future NFL wide receivers Trent Shelton (2009 Washington Redskins) and Dominique Zeigler (2008, 2010 San Francisco 49ers).
  • From 2001-02, Pease served as offensive coordinator at Kentucky, where he helped turn the Wildcats into one of the top scoring offenses in the country. After posting a 2-9 season in Pease's first year, Kentucky finished 7-5 in 2002, which matched its best record since 1998, and ranked 23rd nationally and led the SEC in scoring offense (32.1 pts/game).
  • Before moving to the Division I level as a coordinator, Pease spent 10 seasons at Division I-AA schools Montana and Northern Arizona, five of those as a coordinator.
  • Served as assistant head coach, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at NAU in 1999 and 2000, helping the Lumberjacks advance to the 1999 NCAA Division I-AA playoffs. Coached quarterback Travis Brown, who was the Most Valuable Player of the 1999 Blue-Gray Game.
  • Was the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Montana from 1996-98, and he was an offensive assistant coach from 1991-95. Pease helped the Grizzlies establish themselves as one of the premier I-AA programs in the mid-'90s, when they won the I-AA national championship in 1995, finished second in 1996 and advanced to the semifinals in 1994.
  • During his tenure at Montana, the Grizzlies finished with 10 or more wins four times in eight years and made the playoffs each of his last six years.
  • While he was the team’s offensive coordinator, Montana compiled records of 14-1 (1996), 8-4 (1997) and 8-4 (1998).
  • Montana quarterbacks won the Big Sky Conference Offensive Player of the Year Award in five of his eight seasons at the school. Pease also coached two All-America wide receivers.

 

Prominent Players Coached

FLORIDA:

  • RB MIKE GILLISLEE – In his one year as the starter in 2012, Gillislee rushed for 1,152 yards, seventh-most in a single season in UF history, and became the first 1,000-yard rusher since 2004 and just the eighth UF player all-time to rush for 1,000 yards. Named first team All-SEC and was selected in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins.

 

Boise State:

  • WR Jeremy Childs – A two-time All-WAC member, is fourth all-time at BSU in career receptions (168) and holds the record for single-season receptions (82) set back in 2007.
  • QB Kellen Moore – A finalist for the 2011 Maxwell Award and two-time Touchdown Club of Columbus Quarterback of the Year recipient, became the first signal-caller in FBS to win 50 games in his career, finishing with a mark of 50-3 (.943). He was the first player in NCAA history to record four seasons with both 3,000 yards of total offense and 3,000 passing yards. He was the second player in NCAA history with 3,000 yards of total offense four-straight years (Dan LeFevour, Central Michigan; 2006-09), and the second player in NCAA history with four 3,000 passing yardage seasons (Timmy Chang, Hawaii; 2000, 2002-04). Moore was just the sixth quarterback in NCAA history to eclipse 14,000 career passing yards.
  • WR Austin Pettis – Boise State’s all-time leader in receptions (229) and touchdown catches (39). Two-time first team All-WAC honoree ranks second in BSU history with 2,838 receiving yards. Selected in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams.
  • WR Tyler Shoemaker – An All-Mountain West WR set a Boise State single-season record with 16 touchdown catches in 2011.
  • WR Titus Young – A three-time first team All-WAC selection and Boise State’s all-time leader in receiving yards (3,063). Was the first BSU player to record two 1000-yard receiving seasons (2009, ’10). A second round draft pick of the Detroit Lions in the 2011 NFL Draft.

 

Kentucky:

  • WR Derek Abney – Ranks second in school history in receptions (197), while finishing third in receiving yards (2,339) and touchdown receptions (18).
  • qb jared lorenzen – The school’s all-time leader in total offense (10,637) and passing yards (10,354) and ranks second in UK history with 78 touchdown passes.
  • RB artose pinner – All-SEC selection led the conference and finished 13th nationally in rushing in 2002. Rushed for 1,414 yards and 13 touchdowns in 2002, both marks ranking second in school history for single-season records. Was named the 2002 SEC Player of the Year by the Mobile Register and was also the SEC Offensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press and CollegeFootballNews.com.

 

Montana:

  • QB David dickenson – Won the Walter Payton Award as the I-AA National Player of the Year in 1995 and was the Big Sky Conference Most Valuable Player from 1993-95.

 

NFL Players (Round Drafted)

RB Artose Pinner (4th) – Kentucky ’03 – Detroit Lions

WR Derek Abney (7th) – Kentucky ’04 – Baltimore Ravens

QB Jared Lorenzen (UFA) – Kentucky ’04 – New York Giants

WR Trent Shelton (UFA) – Baylor ‘07 – Detroit Lions

WR Dominique Zeigler (UFA) – Baylor ‘07 – San Francisco 49ers

WR Legedu Naanee (5th) – Boise State ’07 – San Diego Chargers

WR Austin Pettis (3rd) – Boise State ’11 – St. Louis Rams

WR Titus Young (2nd) – Boise State ’11 – Detroit Lions

RB Doug Martin (1st) – Boise State ’12 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

OT Nate Potter (7th) – Boise State ’12 – Arizona Cardinals

QB Kellen Moore (UFA) – Boise State ’12 – Detroit Lions

WR Tyler Shoemaker (UFA) – Boise State ’12 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

TE Jordan Reed (3rd) – Florida ’13 – Washington Redskins

RB Mike Gillislee (5th) – Florida ’13 – Miami Dolphins

WR Frankie Hammond, Jr. (UFA) – Florida ’13 – Kansas City Chiefs

WR Omarius Hines (UFA) – Florida ’13 – Baltimore Ravens

OL Xavier Nixon (UFA) – Florida ’13 – Washington Redskins

 

Playing Career

After two seasons at Walla Walla (Wash.) Community College, Pease played quarterback at the University of Montana in 1985-86. He led the nation in total offense in 1986 and set nine school records during a standout career.

After college, Pease was drafted by the NFL's Minnesota Vikings and played two years for the Houston Oilers (1987-88). He also has playing experience in the Canadian Football League, the World League of American Football and the Arena Football League. In 1991, he was the first player selected in the inaugural WLAF Draft by the Birmingham Fire.

 

Personal Information

Birthdate: Oct. 8, 1964

Hometown: Moscow, Idaho

Education: 1990 – Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Human Performance from Montana

Family: He and his wife, Paula, have two children, a daughter, Halle, and a son, Karsten.

 

FCS Championship Finishes

1993

 FCS Championship – First Round (Montana)

1994

 FCS Championship – Semifinals (Montana)

1995

 FCS Championship – National Champions (Montana)

1996

 FCS Championship – Finals (Montana)

1997

 FCS Championship – First Round (Montana)

1998

 FCS Championship – First Round (Montana)

1999

 FCS Championship – First Round (Northern Arizona)

 

Bowl Games as a Coach

2007

 Fiesta

2007

 Hawaii

2008

 Poinsettia

2010

 Fiesta

2010

 Las Vegas

2011

 Las Vegas

2013

 Sugar

 Brent Pease

Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks, 2nd Season

 

Coaching Experience

2012-13

Florida (Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks)

2011

Boise State (Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks)

2007-10

Boise State (Assistant Head Coach/Wide Receivers)

2006

Boise State (Wide Receivers)

2003-05

Baylor (Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks)

2001-02

Kentucky (Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks)

1999-2000

Northern Arizona (Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks)

1996-98

Montana (Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks)

1995-98

Montana (Offensive Backs/Wide Receivers)

1991-94

Montana (Running Backs/Wide Receivers)

 

Coaching Accomplishments

  • A 22-year coaching veteran and a former NFL quarterback, Pease spent the previous six seasons at Boise State.
  • Has served 12 seasons as an offensive coordinator and has coached at his alma mater, Montana (1991-98), as well as Northern Arizona (1999-2000), Kentucky (2001-02) and Baylor (2003-05).
  • In his first season at Florida, guided an offense that produced the school’s first 1,000-yard rusher since 2004 and just the seventh player in school history. Running back Mike Gillislee finished with 1,152 yards, the seventh-most in a single season in UF history.
  • Tutored first-year starting quarterback Jeff Driskel in 2012 at Florida, who led the team to an 11-2 record and berth in the Allstate Sugar Bowl. Driskel set a school-record with 177 rushing yards at Vanderbilt, the most in a single game by a UF quarterback.
  • The Gator offense ranked third in the SEC in rushing, averaging 188.1 yards per game, in 2012.
  • Florida only turned the ball over 15 times all season, 13th-fewest in the nation, and had six games without a turnover in 2012. It was the third-fewest turnovers by a UF team in school history.
  • Was Boise State’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks’ coach in 2011 after spending the previous five seasons as the team’s wide receivers coach and four as BSU’s assistant head coach.
  • The Broncos averaged 44.2 points and 481.3 yards per game en route to a 12-1 record and a 56-24 victory in the Las Vegas Bowl over Arizona State.
  • Pease coached in a bowl game in each of his six seasons at Boise State, including two Fiesta Bowl victories.
  • Has reached the postseason 13 times in his career, highlighted by a national championship in 1995 at Montana.
  • At Boise State, Pease and the Broncos posted a 73-6 (.924) record, with four conference championships, and ranked in the top five of the final Associated Press Poll twice.
  • In 2009, Pease helped construct one of the deepest Bronco receiving corps in recent history. Boise State finished the season with six different receivers that caught at least 20 passes. Pettis set a school record with 14 touchdowns, which included a record streak of 10 consecutive games with a TD catch. Young led the team in receiving with 79 catches for 1,041 yards and 10 touchdowns.
  • Prior to his stop at Boise State, Pease spent three seasons as offensive coordinator at Baylor. The Bears broke the school's single-season mark for completion percentage (.595) and established a new standard for total completions with 235 in 2004. BU threw for 2,342 yards, the fifth-highest one-year total in school history, and improved its total offense average (311.8 ypg) by more than 30 yards per game over the team's 2003 output.
  • In 2003, the Baylor offense produced the program's first 1,000-yard rusher since 1995 (and just the sixth ever at the time) in running back Rashad Armstrong, who earned All-Big 12 honors after rushing for 1,074 yards. The Bears' quarterbacks combined to complete 56.7 percent of their passes on the year, at the time a single-season school record.
  • During his time at Baylor, Pease coached future NFL wide receivers Trent Shelton (2009 Washington Redskins) and Dominique Zeigler (2008, 2010 San Francisco 49ers).
  • From 2001-02, Pease served as offensive coordinator at Kentucky, where he helped turn the Wildcats into one of the top scoring offenses in the country. After posting a 2-9 season in Pease's first year, Kentucky finished 7-5 in 2002, which matched its best record since 1998, and ranked 23rd nationally and led the SEC in scoring offense (32.1 pts/game).
  • Before moving to the Division I level as a coordinator, Pease spent 10 seasons at Division I-AA schools Montana and Northern Arizona, five of those as a coordinator.
  • Served as assistant head coach, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at NAU in 1999 and 2000, helping the Lumberjacks advance to the 1999 NCAA Division I-AA playoffs. Coached quarterback Travis Brown, who was the Most Valuable Player of the 1999 Blue-Gray Game.
  • Was the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Montana from 1996-98, and he was an offensive assistant coach from 1991-95. Pease helped the Grizzlies establish themselves as one of the premier I-AA programs in the mid-'90s, when they won the I-AA national championship in 1995, finished second in 1996 and advanced to the semifinals in 1994.
  • During his tenure at Montana, the Grizzlies finished with 10 or more wins four times in eight years and made the playoffs each of his last six years.
  • While he was the team’s offensive coordinator, Montana compiled records of 14-1 (1996), 8-4 (1997) and 8-4 (1998).
  • Montana quarterbacks won the Big Sky Conference Offensive Player of the Year Award in five of his eight seasons at the school. Pease also coached two All-America wide receivers.

 

Prominent Players Coached

FLORIDA:

  • RB MIKE GILLISLEE – In his one year as the starter in 2012, Gillislee rushed for 1,152 yards, seventh-most in a single season in UF history, and became the first 1,000-yard rusher since 2004 and just the eighth UF player all-time to rush for 1,000 yards. Named first team All-SEC and was selected in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins.

 

Boise State:

  • WR Jeremy Childs – A two-time All-WAC member, is fourth all-time at BSU in career receptions (168) and holds the record for single-season receptions (82) set back in 2007.
  • QB Kellen Moore – A finalist for the 2011 Maxwell Award and two-time Touchdown Club of Columbus Quarterback of the Year recipient, became the first signal-caller in FBS to win 50 games in his career, finishing with a mark of 50-3 (.943). He was the first player in NCAA history to record four seasons with both 3,000 yards of total offense and 3,000 passing yards. He was the second player in NCAA history with 3,000 yards of total offense four-straight years (Dan LeFevour, Central Michigan; 2006-09), and the second player in NCAA history with four 3,000 passing yardage seasons (Timmy Chang, Hawaii; 2000, 2002-04). Moore was just the sixth quarterback in NCAA history to eclipse 14,000 career passing yards.
  • WR Austin Pettis – Boise State’s all-time leader in receptions (229) and touchdown catches (39). Two-time first team All-WAC honoree ranks second in BSU history with 2,838 receiving yards. Selected in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams.
  • WR Tyler Shoemaker – An All-Mountain West WR set a Boise State single-season record with 16 touchdown catches in 2011.
  • WR Titus Young – A three-time first team All-WAC selection and Boise State’s all-time leader in receiving yards (3,063). Was the first BSU player to record two 1000-yard receiving seasons (2009, ’10). A second round draft pick of the Detroit Lions in the 2011 NFL Draft.

 

Kentucky:

  • WR Derek Abney – Ranks second in school history in receptions (197), while finishing third in receiving yards (2,339) and touchdown receptions (18).
  • qb jared lorenzen – The school’s all-time leader in total offense (10,637) and passing yards (10,354) and ranks second in UK history with 78 touchdown passes.
  • RB artose pinner – All-SEC selection led the conference and finished 13th nationally in rushing in 2002. Rushed for 1,414 yards and 13 touchdowns in 2002, both marks ranking second in school history for single-season records. Was named the 2002 SEC Player of the Year by the Mobile Register and was also the SEC Offensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press and CollegeFootballNews.com.

 

Montana:

  • QB David dickenson – Won the Walter Payton Award as the I-AA National Player of the Year in 1995 and was the Big Sky Conference Most Valuable Player from 1993-95.

 

NFL Players (Round Drafted)

RB Artose Pinner (4th) – Kentucky ’03 – Detroit Lions

WR Derek Abney (7th) – Kentucky ’04 – Baltimore Ravens

QB Jared Lorenzen (UFA) – Kentucky ’04 – New York Giants

WR Trent Shelton (UFA) – Baylor ‘07 – Detroit Lions

WR Dominique Zeigler (UFA) – Baylor ‘07 – San Francisco 49ers

WR Legedu Naanee (5th) – Boise State ’07 – San Diego Chargers

WR Austin Pettis (3rd) – Boise State ’11 – St. Louis Rams

WR Titus Young (2nd) – Boise State ’11 – Detroit Lions

RB Doug Martin (1st) – Boise State ’12 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

OT Nate Potter (7th) – Boise State ’12 – Arizona Cardinals

QB Kellen Moore (UFA) – Boise State ’12 – Detroit Lions

WR Tyler Shoemaker (UFA) – Boise State ’12 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

TE Jordan Reed (3rd) – Florida ’13 – Washington Redskins

RB Mike Gillislee (5th) – Florida ’13 – Miami Dolphins

WR Frankie Hammond, Jr. (UFA) – Florida ’13 – Kansas City Chiefs

WR Omarius Hines (UFA) – Florida ’13 – Baltimore Ravens

OL Xavier Nixon (UFA) – Florida ’13 – Washington Redskins

 

Playing Career

After two seasons at Walla Walla (Wash.) Community College, Pease played quarterback at the University of Montana in 1985-86. He led the nation in total offense in 1986 and set nine school records during a standout career.

After college, Pease was drafted by the NFL's Minnesota Vikings and played two years for the Houston Oilers (1987-88). He also has playing experience in the Canadian Football League, the World League of American Football and the Arena Football League. In 1991, he was the first player selected in the inaugural WLAF Draft by the Birmingham Fire.

 

Personal Information

Birthdate: Oct. 8, 1964

Hometown: Moscow, Idaho

Education: 1990 – Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Human Performance from Montana

Family: He and his wife, Paula, have two children, a daughter, Halle, and a son, Karsten.

 

FCS Championship Finishes

1993

 FCS Championship – First Round (Montana)

1994

 FCS Championship – Semifinals (Montana)

1995

 FCS Championship – National Champions (Montana)

1996

 FCS Championship – Finals (Montana)

1997

 FCS Championship – First Round (Montana)

1998

 FCS Championship – First Round (Montana)

1999

 FCS Championship – First Round (Northern Arizona)

 

Bowl Games as a Coach

2007

 Fiesta

2007

 Hawaii

2008

 Poinsettia

2010

 Fiesta

2010

 Las Vegas

2011

 Las Vegas

2013

 Sugar

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