Herm Edwards out as ASU head football coach

Head coach Herm Edwards of the Arizona State Sun Devils reacts during the first half of the NCAAF game against the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks at Sun Devil Stadium on September 01, 2022 in Tempe, Arizona
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Arizona State has confirmed that Herm Edwards is out after a “mutual agreement” to end his role on Sunday.

Herm Edwards has become the second Power Five coach fired in as many weeks, first one was Scott Frost of Nebraska.

“We have made the decision to make a change in the leadership of our football program effective immediately. By mutual agreement, Coach Edwards and I have determined that we will relinquish duties as our head coach,” said Ray Anderson, Vice President of University Athletics.

“At the core of this is doing what is best for our current team, staff and university. I understand the frustrations out there. We must do better and that starts with our decision today,” Anderson said.

Edwards coached the Sun Devils since 2018 and was the team’s 24th head coach.

“Edwards arrived in Tempe with a football legacy that has impacted thousands, whether as a player, coach, analyst, motivational speaker and author, or community advocate and philanthropist,” reads a portion of his bio on TheSunDevils.com.

Running backs coach and former Chandler High School head coach Shaun Aguano has been named interim head coach.

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