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Kellen Moore takes himself out of the running at Boise State

Though we told you as much earlier Saturday afternoon and Saturday night, it's always better to hear it from the horse's (or, in this case, the Bronco's) mouth. Kellen Moore will not be the next head coach at Boise State.

The Dallas Cowboys announced late Saturday evening Moore has signed a multi-year contract extension to keep him employed as the club's offensive coordinator.

“I love Boise State. I will always root for them, and I hope one day to be a part of the program again.” Moore said. “We are building something special here in Dallas. I am thankful to the Jones family and Mike McCarthy for providing me with the opportunity to coach these special players. I am excited for us to put it all together and finish the job.”

Terms of the extension were not disclosed.

It has not been an as-anticipated debut for Mike McCarthy, playing much of the season without franchise quarterback Dak Prescott, but the 6-9 Cowboys will win the NFC East with a win over the Giants on Sunday afternoon and a Washington loss to Philadelphia on Sunday night.

But Prescott will return next season, the Jones family maintains its belief in McCarthy and McCarthy maintains his belief in his 32-year-old offensive coordinator.

Moore has spent the past six seasons in Dallas, three as a reserve quarterback and three as a member of the coaching staff. He was the Cowboys' quarterbacks coach in 2018 and promoted to coordinator a year later, then retained from Jason Garrett's staff to McCarthy's.

As always, stay tuned to The Scoop for the latest.