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2017 Schedule
7-5, 2nd in Pac 12 - South
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First Take pays tribute to Herm Edwards (0:42)
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Herm not worried relating to players (2:05)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

As expected, Arizona State coach Herm Edwards is retaining the entire offensive staff. Offensive coordinator Billy Napier has been promoted to associate head coach, and ASU is retaining offensive line coach Rob Sale, wide receivers coach Rob Likens and running backs coach John Simon.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona State announced coach Herm Edwards has promoted offensive coordinator Billy Napier to associate head coach and will retain running backs coach John Simon, receivers coach Rob Likens and offensive line coach Robe Sale.

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6dKyle Bonagura

Now begins the great Herm Edwards experiment

Herm Edwards hasn't coached in nearly a decade, and whether he will make Arizona State successful remains to be seen. One thing is certain: The Sun Devils are a lot more interesting.

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Herm Edwards: 'Football ignites my soul' (1:43)
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Herm to bring the energy to ASU (1:55)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona State's "coaching search," beginning last Sunday and ending with tonight's announcement of Herm Edwards, essentially had only one candidate. No one else truly entered the conversation. I heard the school reached out to Baltimore Ravens assistant Greg Roman to gauge interest earlier this fall, but once it didn't materialize with Roman, AD Ray Anderson turned his attention to Edwards.

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8dKyle Bonagura

Sun Devils hire Herm Edwards as head coach

Arizona State has hired Herm Edwards as its head coach after the former NFL coach and current ESPN analyst emerged as a leading candidate last week.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona State has officially named Herm Edwards its head coach.

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Herm to ASU not official yet (0:33)
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Reports: Edwards in line to be Sun Devils coach

Former NFL coach and current ESPN analyst Herm Edwards is in line to become Arizona State's next football coach, pending approval of the university president, according to multiple reports.

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Herm has missed coaching football (1:07)
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Edwards to Arizona State? (0:51)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

I heard Herm Edwards' name earlier today from an agent of an NFL coach whom I thought would be in the mix for Arizona State job. It was certainly a surprise, but also fits what I've heard about what AD Ray Anderson is doing with the search. Anderson is focused on minority candidates with NFL roots. While most in the college game think Kevin Sumlin is perfect for ASU, Anderson likely will go out on his own with this hire. Should be fascinating to say the least.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN NFL analyst Herm Edwards confirmed he will interview for the open job at Arizona State this weekend. Edwards has not coached since 2008, when he led the Kansas City Chiefs to a 2-14 record. He spent eight seasons as an NFL head coach, compiling a 54-74 record, and has not coached at the college level since 1989, as an assistant at San Jose State.

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

ESPN analyst Herm Edwards confirmed he will be interviewing for the Arizona State head coaching job this weekend. Edwards last coached the Kansas City Chiefs in 2008 and his last college coaching job was at San Jose State in 1989.

Team Stats

Passing Yards247.749th
Rushing Yards179.950th
Points For31.941st
Points Against31.3Tied-88th