CONFIRMED: Arizona State Hires Herm Edwards Head Coach of Sun Devil Football

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Arizona State Hires Herm Edwards Head Coach of Sun Devil Football

Former NFL coach and ESPN analyst Herm Edwards is the new head coach of Arizona State University’s (ASU) Sun Devil Football team.  He met the university’s officials about the job over the weekend.

On Sunday, Arizona State and its vice president for athletics Ray Anderson confirmed the hiring of Edwards.  He will be the 24th head coach of Sun Devil Football. The Arizona Board of Regents is yet to approve his position.

Since 2009, Edwards serve as NFL analyst for ESPN where he appeared primarily on NFL Live, Sports Center, and ESPN Radio. He also appeared on the networks coverage of the Super Bowl week.

Edwards previously served as coach at the Under Armour All-American game for eight years. He also worked as cornerback for 10 seasons in the NFL between the Philadelphia Eagles, Atlanta Falcons and Los Angeles Rams.

For 18 years, he held several positions as a scout, position coach, assistant and head coach between the Kansas City Chiefs, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New York Jets. He made the playoffs four times as an NFL head coach.