Former NFL Head Coach; ESPN Analyst
Career Highlights: Herm Edwards is the currently going into his first season as the head coach of the Arizona State football team. Edwards joined ESPN in 2009 as an NFL studio analyst. He appears primarily on “NFL Live,” “SportsCenter,” and ESPN Radio, while also contributing to ESPN’s coverage of Super Bowl week. Edwards spent eight years as an NFL head coach with the New York Jets (2001-05) and Kansas City Chiefs (2006-08) leading his teams to four playoff appearances, including 2004 when his Jets squad finished with a 10-6 regular season record and advanced to the AFC Divisional Playoffs. Edwards, who also guided the Chiefs to a 2006 Wild Card berth, is one of only four NFL coaches to lead two different teams to the playoffs in his first season as head coach. Prior to coaching, Edwards played defensive back for 10 NFL seasons with Philadelphia, Los Angeles Rams and Atlanta. Edwards, a member of the Eagles’ 1980 Super Bowl team, is also known for his role in “Miracle at the Meadowlands,” a memorable NFL play where he scooped up a Giants fumble with no time remaining and ran 26 yards for a touchdown to give Philadelphia a 19-17 win over New York in 1978.