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  • June Jones’ agent calls ASU experience ‘bizarre’

    The fallout from the June Jones-Arizona State saga continues to surface. Leigh Steinberg, who represents the SMU coach, wrote the following in a brief blog post: Just had one of the most bizarre endings to a set of productive discussions to bring a client to a new situation. Everything was set,few tweaks left,and the principal […]
  • Backlash causes ASU to turn away from June Jones

    A few hours ago it seemed all but certain that ASU would be hiring June Jones to replace Dennis Erickson. Now, apparently, there’s no chance of that happening. Arizona Sports 620’s John Gambadoro reports major backlash from the idea of hiring Jones has led to Arizona State backing off, with the school now looking to […]
  • Report: Sun Devils to hire June Jones as head coach

    UPDATE: Backlash causes ASU to turn away from June Jones. He will no longer be a candidate for the job. Read more here It’s June in December. Arizona Sports 620’s John Gambadoro reports ASU is set to hire June Jones as head coach, adding “look for a press conference Thursday or Friday.” The decision to […]
  • Osweiler reveals he’ll return; unsure on Burfict

    Arizona State quarterback Brock Osweiler confirmed to Arizona Sports 620’s Burns and Gambo today that he will indeed be returning to the Sun Devils next season. “There are still a lot of things I would like to complete in my career at Arizona State,” Osweiler said. “Obviously, going 6-6 wasn’t what I had planned and […]
  • Brock Osweiler weighs in on coaching search

    Arizona State QB Brock Osweiler plans on returning to school for his senior year because there are things he’d still like to accomplish at the collegiate level. Osweiler threw for 3,641 yards and 24 touchdowns in his first season as a starter, but a 6-6 season left a bad taste in his mouth. It also […]
  • ASU to play No. 8 Boise State in MAACO Bowl

    The Sun Devils are heading to Sin City. Arizona State football will take on No. 8 Boise State in the MAACO Bowl in Las Vegas on December 22, ASU announced in a press release Sunday evening. “The goal at the beginning of the year for any college football team is to play in a bowl […]
  • Who’s next on the list for ASU?

    Plan B. After a whirlwind of twists and turns, the news broke on Friday afternoon that Arizona State’s pursuit of University of Houston head coach Kevin Sumlin has ended. So what’s next for VP of Athletics Lisa Love and ASU? Arizona Sports 620’s Paul Calvisi tweeted on Friday afternoon that ASU has other candidates in […]
  • Report: ASU ends pursuit of Sumlin

    The Arizona State-Kevin Sumlin story has had more abrupt plot twists than an M. Night Shmayalan flick–when he was still directing watchable movies. The latest reports are coming out of Houston, where Mark Berman of Fox 26 TV is reporting that ASU has ended its pursuit of University of Houston head coach Kevin Sumlin to […]
  • Report: ASU to meet with Kevin Sumlin over the weekend

    First they offered him a job, then they haven’t even talked with him. And now they’re meeting with him Saturday? According to a report by ASUDevils.com, Arizona State President Michael Crow, Vice President for Athletics Lisa Love and Chief Operating Officer Steve Patterson are planning on going to Houston Saturday to meet with Kevin Sumlin. […]
  • Report: ASU offers coaching gig to Sumlin

    As AZCentral.com’s Doug Haller tweeted on Thursday, Arizona State has offered their head coaching position to University of Houston coach Kevin Sumlin. Information on the potential deal for Sumlin surfaced on Wednesday, and it was believed to be in the area of $2.5 million per season. Arizona Sports’ Paul Calvisi tweeted on Thursday that his […]
  • Sun Devils, Wildcats will finish future seasons

    Arizona State and Arizona have a history of ending their respective regular seasons by playing each other, though that hasn’t always been the case in recent years. However, as part of his “Wildcat Wednesday” email sent out in November 30th, Arizona Athletic Director Greg Byrne said the game will go back to being the finale. […]
  • Is the ASU-Sumlin marriage closer to fruition?

    The search continues for Arizona State’s new head football coach just two days after Dennis Erickson was relieved of his duties. On Monday, reports circulated that ASU had indeed targeted Houston head coach Kevin Sumlin as their top candidate, and that talks had already started. Wednesday night, Arizona Sports’ Paul Calvisi tweeted the following: Multiple […]
  • Martz won’t address ASU rumors

    With the rumors that surfaced earlier this week about Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz having interest in the vacant Arizona State coaching job, what better place to go than to the source for information? With the Bears preparing for a game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, the Windy City media took the […]
  • ESPN Insider recommends Randy Shannon for ASU

    Arizona State parted ways with head coach Dennis Erickson Monday, giving some fans an early Christmas gift. Now it’s time for the Sun Devils to fine Erickson’s replacement, and the search is far reaching. There have been many names thrown out there, including Kevin Sumlin, Larry Fedora, Mike Bellotti and many more. ESPN’s Mark May […]
  • ESPN Insider: ASU needs a dynamic coach

    The rumor mill is turning faster and faster as more names come up for the head coaching position at ASU. The vacant position is seen by many as one of the top head coaching jobs in the country. ESPN College football analyst Mark May says that Athletic Director Lisa Love needs to make a statement […]
  • Arizona State coaching job among the best available

    Arizona State isn’t the only school looking for a new football coach right now, but the opening in Tempe is one of the most attractive in the country. That’s the opinion of ESPN’s Brock Huard, who ranked ASU as the second-best job opening at the moment, behind North Carolina but ahead of Illinois, UCLA and […]
  • The search is on for ASU’s next head coach

    Arizona State has officially only been looking for a new head football coach since Monday, but it’d be naïve to think the search is only 24 hours old. Plenty of names will be brought up between now and the day a hire is made, but be clear about one thing: It is Vice President of […]
  • Dennis Erickson was never close to a contract extension

    Lisa Love didn’t want to fire Dennis Erickson, but she also had no plans to give him a contract extension. At least, not before the end of the season. “I understood the logic and I understood the excitement and the fervor, especially when you consider the momentum it creates for recruiting,” the Vice President of […]
  • Few remain from 2007 NCAA coaching hires

    Just five years ago, Dennis Erickson was hired as the new head football coach at Arizona State University amid much fanfare and praise. And 1,813 days later, the tenure came to an end after a disappointing and incredulous four-game losing streak that derailed a once-promising season. During Erickson’s tenure in Tempe, there was no delivery […]
  • Mora Jr. interested in ASU job

    Go ahead and add another name to the already long list of possibilities to replace Dennis Erickson as the head coach of the Arizona State Sun Devils. Longtime NFL coach Jim Mora Jr. has interest in the position. Mora joined Kevin Calabro and Jim Moore on Arizona Sports 620’s sister station in Seattle, ESPN 710, […]

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