The Arizona State football team has a new candidate to replace Herm Edwards as coach, according to a report from HuskerOnline.
The site reports that Nebraska interim head coach Mickey Joseph “is among those being considered for the head coaching position at Arizona State,” according to Sean Callahan.
“HuskerOnline has confirmed that there has been contact between Joseph’s representation (Atlanta-based law firm Kilpatrick Townsend) and an entity directly related to ASU’s coaching research,” the report said.
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Arizona State fired Edwards on September 18 and named running backs coach Shaun Aguano interim coach of the Sun Devils.
Joseph became the Huskers’ interim coach after Scott Frost was fired on 9/11.
Joseph’s brother is Vance Joseph, the defensive coordinator for the Arizona Cardinals.
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Edwards went 26-20 as an ASU coach before being fired after Arizona State lost to Eastern Michigan earlier this season to start the season 1-2.
ESPN announced on Tuesday that it has hired Edwards as a football analyst. He had worked for ESPN from 2009 to 2017 before leaving to coach the Sun Devils.
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Aguano is 2-3 as interim coach of the Sun Devils heading into the team’s game against UCLA on Saturday at Sun Devil Stadium.
Joseph is also 2-3 as the Huskers’ interim coach. Nebraska hosts Minnesota on Saturday.
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