With spring practice in full swing for Boise State, it seems like no better time to look forward to the 2013 college football season. However, to look forward with any kind of effectiveness, it is, if nothing else, prudent to look back at the 2012 campaign.
It is in each preceding season that lessons are learned and road maps to success are created.
Last year the Broncos had an excellent year when many probably thought it would be a disappointment. It wasn't a perfect season, but 11-2, a share of a conference title and a bowl game victory are things many teams can only dream of.
Still, perfection seems to be the goal at Bronco U.
In the quest for the absolute best, you know that head coach Chris Petersen has methodically picked over game film, play calls, player performances and the like from last year's football season. No doubt he has formulated many opinions and ideas from his study.
So, let's look closely at what lessons he might have come away with and how those things learned might help the Boise State Broncos football team in 2013.