Arizona state football coach Deion Sanders’ speculation revolves around the firing of Herm Edwards

Arizona state football coach Deion Sanders’ speculation revolves around 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 for Deion Sanders’ name to be put forward as a potential candidate for ASU’s job.

Would Sanders be a good fit as Sun Devils coach?

Some college football writers were excited about what the Jackson State coach could do in Tempe.

Speculation has swirled around the former NFL star and the Sun Devils since Edwards’ firing.

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

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Dan Wetzel writes, “Perhaps the most intriguing conundrum in college football is how the state of Arizona—with its resources, location, weather, and so on—is rarely good. 1996.) He fired Herm Edwards on Sunday after he was defeated. So here’s a potential situation – the show that seems capable of anything but inexplicably can never get out of its own way and the man and coach who has spent his life redefining what’s possible. Deion Sanders for the state of Arizona?

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John Brice writes, “For ASU, potentially Atlanta and a multitude of other cardinal points. Sanders is a former pro athlete prominent in Major League Baseball and the NFL. The Arizona State campus is a few dozen miles from the downtown Phoenix, and entertainment options are hardly lacking in the Valley of the Sun. But recruiting, because prep football is excellent in the area, isn’t exactly lacking in the region for the right coach either. Think Sanders failed to attract interest? rebirth like the show has never seen, at a time when butts in the stands are a pervasive concern across college football – and many other sports.”

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Some college football writers are very fond of Deion Sanders' potential as the next coach of the Arizona state football team.

Some college football writers are very fond of Deion Sanders’ potential as the next coach of the Arizona state football team.

CBS Sports: Deion Sanders Would Be A Bold Choice As Arizona State Football Coach

Dennis Dodd writes, “Anderson went off-script with the hiring of Edwards. Why not throw another knuckleball? Not sure if Sanders’ techniques at the highest level match his mouth, but I’d buy a front row seat to The State Arizona isn’t a top program on the Pac-12, but it sure needs an adrenaline boost.Considering the state of Florida likely won’t be open, Sanders would be a bold choice.

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Andrew Gould writes, “Sanders has turned Jackson State into a giant, so the former NFL and MLB star could have the opportunity to receive a top coaching position for a Power Five school. However, he also referred to his current position as a “calling” and amplified the importance of building an HBCU program. However, Sanders has been interviewed for other important conference work, and he could turn the right school into a big player if he looked for a new job. Wetzel sees the ASU as a “sleeping giant” Sanders is uniquely qualified to wake up.”

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Outkick: Is Deion Sanders the perfect choice for the state of Arizona?

David Hookstead writes, “Sanders could be a great choice for the Sun Devils if the show is willing to be bold. Illusions 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 show and is currently 3-0 in 2022. The man can get results on the field. Yes, it’s FCS football, but winning is still win, and he’s doing it at a high level.”

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This article originally appeared in the Arizona Republic: Deion Sanders Arizona State Football Coach Swirls Speculation

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