Did you hear that noise?
If you listen closely, you can hear it bouncing off the walls of an office somewhere off Broadway Avenue and University Drive in Boise, Idaho.
It is echoing through the trees growing high off the green belt around the campus of Boise State University. The sound can be heard moving up the hill to the bench and being deflected off the old Boise Depot.
It is a familiar noise to Bronco fans and one that is clearly distinguished.
It is, of course, the sound of head coach Chris Petersen rolling his eyes—or, it would be if he ever reads this headline.
One of the things that makes Petersen such an impressive coach and individual is his ability to be humble in the face of accolades, awards, hype and praise. He has an uncanny ability to remain grounded when the program around him seems to climb higher and higher.
It is, of course, just one of the things that makes this guy so special and so appreciated by so many.
On that note, let's look at many of the other reasons why Petersen is so well-liked and cherished around Bronco Nation and the reasons why many consider him the best coach around.
As a way to keep the list to a somewhat reasonable number, we have selected those traits, abilities or assets only ending with the letters "tion."
Roll your eyes, Chris Petersen, because here are 21 of the biggest reasons you are considered the best coach in college football today.