Pac-12 previews: Tough times for Arizona State, coach Herm Edwards

Arizona State coach Herm Edwards, left, and Utah coach Kyle Whittingham speak before a game Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, in Salt Lake City. After a few years of distractions, Edwards and the Sun Devils look to regain focus in 2022.

Rick Bowmer, Associated Press

Editor’s note: Eighth in a series of articles examining each of the Pac-12 football teams heading into the 2022 season.

For a while, there has been something of a dark cloud hovering over the Arizona State football program. 

There was the NCAA investigation into alleged recruiting violations by coach Herm Edwards — and many are surprised that Edwards is returning for a fifth season at the helm. 

ASU president Michael Crow explained in February why Edwards is still the coach. 

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