BOISE -- Boise State head football coach Chris Petersen today announced that assistant coach Keith Bhonapha won't be accompanying the Broncos on their trip to the nation's capital this weekend.
In a statement, Petersen said Bhonapha is not going to Washington, D.C., because of a personnel matter. No other comments are being made at this time.
According to the Ada County Sheriff's website, the 30-year-old Bhonapha was arrested and booked into the Ada County Jail at 1:48 a.m. on a charge of misdemeanor driving under the influence. He has already bonded out of jail.
Bhonapha is a running backs coach for the Broncos. This is his fifth year with the team and second as running backs coach.
The Broncos open the season on Monday (Sept. 6) against Virginia Tech at FedEx Field. The game will be broadcast on ESPN. Kickoff is at 6 p.m. MT. Pre-game coverage begins at 5 p.m. on NewsChannel 7.