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Arizona State’s Herm Edwards to serve as professor
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In this Nov. 24, 2018, photo, Arizona State head coach Herm Edwards watches during an NCAA college football game against Arizona in Tucson, Ariz. Edwards is adding a new title at Arizona State: Professor. The school announced Thursday, June 13, 2019, that the Arizona State head football coach will become a professor of practice at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. (Rick Scuteri/AP, File)

In this Nov. 24, 2018, photo, Arizona State head coach Herm Edwards watches during an NCAA college football game against Arizona in Tucson, Ariz. Edwards is adding a new title at Arizona State: Professor. The school announced Thursday, June 13, 2019, that the Arizona State head football coach will become a professor of practice at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. (Rick Scuteri/AP, File)

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Herm Edwards is adding a new title at Arizona State: Professor.

The school announced Thursday that the Arizona State head football coach will become a professor of practice at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Edwards will serve as a guest lecturer and conduct regular discussions on sports and media while continuing to coach the football team.

A former NFL coach, Edwards spent eight years as a football analyst for ESPN. He was hired as Arizona State’s coach last year and surpassed outside expectations, leading the Sun Devils to a 7-6 record and a trip to the Las Vegas Bowl.

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