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DENNIS ERICKSON RUMORS

Erickson era crashes to end in blowout loss

LAS VEGAS -- Dennis Erickson didn't want to address the media following Arizona State's 56-24 loss to Boise State at Sam Boyd Stadium. After 42 years of coaching, he was tired of the questions, tired of the criticism, tired of the sea of voices dissecting his every move and word. In the wake of his firing, he probably deserved a pass. But he showed up just the same. And...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Erickson's classy exit belies ASU's ugly end

LAS VEGAS -- Dennis Erickson didn't want to address the media following Arizona State's 56-24 loss to Boise State at Sam Boyd Stadium. After 42 years of coaching, he was tired of the questions, tired of the criticism, tired of the sea of voices dissecting his every move and word. In the wake of his firing, he probably deserved a pass. But he showed up just the same. And...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Arizona State Pulls Offer To June Jones After He Accepts

SMU coach June Jones had accepted an offer to become the head football coach at Arizona State and some minor details were still being worked out. The deal was all but done. Then his representatives received a call earlier today saying that the offer had been pulled. Jones’ camp has said that Arizona State’s explanation was that it took too long and the school’s president...
Via Rumors and Rants
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Arizona St. fires Erickson as coach

Arizona State has fired coach Dennis Erickson after a fourth straight season of failing to live up to expectations. Athletic director Lisa Love made the announcement on Monday after meeting with the 64-year-old coach. Erickson will be allowed to coach the Sun Devils in their bowl game, which will be determined on Sunday. ''We are grateful for the service Dennis and his...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss

ASU official: Erickson out as Sun Devils coach

An Arizona State official tells The Associated Press that Dennis Erickson is out as Sun Devils coach. The official spoke on the condition of anonymity on Sunday because details of Erickson's departure have not been finalized. Erickson will meet with athletic director Lisa Love as early as Monday and, at 64, could be allowed to retire rather than be fired. He is unlikely to...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Sources: Arizona State to fire Erickson

Multiple sources have confirmed that Arizona State football coach Dennis Erickson will be fired this week, and a news conference could be scheduled as soon as Monday. Erickson, 64, is under contract for one more season. If he's fired, he'll receive half of his 1.5 million annual salary for the remainder of the term, but the two sides could be working out a different deal...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Erickson's tenure at ASU could be nearing end

Dennis Erickson's run in the desert could be nearing an end. The 64-year-old coach is planning to meet with Arizona State athletic director Lisa Love in the next few days to discuss his future with the program. Most indications are that Erickson's five-year tenure will end after a monumental collapse by the Sun Devils. Once in control of the Pac-12 South, Arizona lost its...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2011  |  Discuss

End of the maroon-and-gold road for Erickson?

TEMPE, Ariz. -- On the final day of media availability for the Arizona State football team this week, coach Dennis Erickson talked of the dietary restrictions he may place on his team for Thanksgiving since the regular-season finale against Cal is scheduled for the following day. Fully cognizant of his teams three-game losing streak and the precarious position in which that streak...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 24, 2011  |  Discuss

ASU focused on Cal amid Erickson speculation

TEMPE, Ariz. -- With a heartbreaking loss to rival Arizona on Saturday, the hot seat got a whole lot hotter for ASU football coach Dennis Erickson. But amid false reports of his looming resignation and increased speculation about his job security, Erickson remains focused on the Sun Devils' final game of the season. The fifth-year head coach had to once again address questions...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Erickson: 'I'm not going anywhere'

Arizona State football coach Dennis Erickson on Sunday shot down a report from footballscoop.com that he informed his staff this weekend that this season will his last. There is no truth to it whatsoever, Erickson said. We have two games left -- a lot can happen and I believe we have made great progress. Theres a lot of things can still happen. Im not going anywhere. In fact, its...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 20, 2011  |  Discuss
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