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. 


Storylines and subplots heading into 2022 Pac-12 football season

“In all of these things where you have people who decide not to play by the rules, those people are gone,” Crow said. “Now we are …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


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