Arizona State football coach Deion Sanders has speculated after the firing of Herm Edwards

Arizona State football coach Deion Sanders has speculated after the firing of Herm Edwards

It didn’t take long for speculation to surface about Arizona State’s next football coach following the firing of Herm Edwards.

And it didn’t take long to bring up Deion Sanders’ name as a potential candidate for the ASU job.

Would Sanders be a good fit as the coach of the Sun Devils?

Some college football writers have raved about what the Jackson State coach could do in Tempe.

There has been speculation about the former NFL and Sun Devils star since Edwards’ firing.

Here’s what they’re saying about Sanders and the Arizona State football job:

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Dan Wetzel writes: “Perhaps the most disturbing measure in major college football is how Arizona State — with its resources, location, weather and so on — rarely does. 1996). He broke Herm Edwards on Sunday after being beaten by Eastern Michigan. So here we have a potential situation – the program that seems to be capable of everything but inexplicably can’t get out of its own way and the man and the coach who spent his. life redefining what’s possible. Deion Sanders to Arizona State? Now that’s something.”

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John Brice writes: “To ASU, which could be Atlanta and many other compass points. Sanders is a former standout-pro athlete in Major League Baseball and the NFL. Arizona State’s campus is about a dozen miles from downtown Phoenix , and there are hardly any entertainment options. But the recruiting, because the prep football is excellent in the area, the right coach is not missing in the region. a revival like the program has never seen, in a time when Buttons on bleachers are a widespread concern throughout college football – and many other sports.”

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Some college football writers really like Deion Sanders as a potential fit as the next coach of the Arizona State football team.

Some college football writers really like Deion Sanders as a potential fit as the next coach of the Arizona State football team.

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Dennis Dodd writes: “Anderson went off script in hiring Edwards. Why not throw another knuckleball? I’m not sure if Sanders’ training at the highest level surpasses his mouth, but I’d buy him a front row seat to get him. Arizona State isn’t a top program in the PAC-12, but it needs a shot of adrenaline from hell. Since Florida State is unlikely to be open, Sanders would be a bold choice.”

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Andrew Gould writes: “Sanders has turned Jackson State into a juggernaut, so the former NFL and MLB star could have a chance to land a marquee coaching job at a Power Five school. However, he is referred also for his current job as “call. ” and raised the importance of developing an HBCU program. However, Sanders has interviewed for other major congressional positions, and could play an important role for the right school if he seeks a new job. Wetzel sees ASU as Sanders’ “sleeping giant” uniquely qualified to wake up.”

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David Hookstead writes: “Sanders could be a great choice for the Sun Devils if the program is willing to be bold. The delusions about Urban Meyer are comical, but the former MLB and NFL player coming to Tempe is very realistic. Last season, Sanders ripped off an 11-2 record with the Tigers in his second season with the program and is currently off to a 3-0 start in 2022. The man can get results on the field Yes, he is FCS football, but the victory is still winning, and it is being done at a high level.”

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