If you haven’t been keeping up with the Herm Edwards experiment at Arizona State…

… it’s going just about as you might expect.

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21 responses to “If you haven’t been keeping up with the Herm Edwards experiment at Arizona State…

  1. AusDawg85

    Shorter Herm: “These kids don’t act professional”

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  2. OurADisaGlorifiedAccountant

    It’s stunning really. His lack of self awareness in saying things out loud is just shocking. Imagine what he isn’t saying. That’s a hire that will get a lot of people fired. They couldn’t had Kevin Sumlin. Instead Zona gets him. They will pay for that move.

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    • MGW

      Sumlin may not have gotten it done at A&M, but he ain’t no slouch.

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      • Russ

        He got it done at Houston. Not sure he was the “right fit” at A&M, much the same way Strong wasn’t the “right fit” at UT. I don’t think everyone was pulling for them, and when you don’t have full backing of the powerful alumni, it’s hard to succeed.

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        • Jack Burton

          Are you someone who actually believes Charlie Strong to be a legit Head Coach? Hahahahahahaha

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          • Russ

            You’re right. I forgot how much he stunk it up at that perennial powerhouse, Louisville.

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          • W Cobb Dawg

            Charlie Strong is one helluva coach. And unfortunately he’s got plenty of UGA scalps to prove it. It wasn’t Mullen’s offense that won those 2 natties for fu, it was Strong’s D.

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          • Go Dawgs!

            His teams at Louisville were dangerous. His team at South Florida now is dangerous. And he was an absolute monster as a defensive coordinator.

            So, yeah. Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha. He’s a legit head coach.

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  3. truck

    Can he remember their mascot yet?

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  4. DawgPhan

    I suspect that this was less about what was right for ASU and more about what was right for certain bank accounts.

    Those guys will make their money and leave ASU in a mess for the next guys.

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  5. PTC DAWG

    I’m with him on the coddling and attention the recruits need these days. Seems over the top…and it also seems Kirby may be damn good at it.

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    • Cojones

      “Coddling” and attention? Coddling implies more than family-athlete conversations and I haven’t seen where we have “coddled”. If you don’t give them attention, you ain’t ‘cruitin’.

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  6. Starbreaker

    I can only imagine what a culture shock it must be for someone like him to enter the arms race of big time college football recruiting. When people talk about salaries for the big time guys who are consistently winning the recruiting rankings, I say “good for them” because I can’t imagine the 24/7/365 grind it takes to manage that process that well. Even with support staffers, it’s got to be an insane drain on you to have to compete in the current landscape. I think that’s what really awes me about Kirby’s approach…from strategy all the way down to execution, it’s remarkable.

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  7. Bright Idea

    Herm sounds a lot like FishFry.

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  8. W Cobb Dawg

    I can almost hear Kirby’s copter hovering in the background. To say Edwards doesn’t have a clue what it takes to recruit players would be an understatement.

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  9. The Herm Edwards Experience isn’t going to be in Tempe for long … ride it while you can. Why they didn’t hire Kevin Sumlin immediately when he was let go in College Station is beyond me. His style of play is a great fit in the Pac 12. He could do some damage in Tucson if given the chance.

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  10. 3rdandGrantham

    Herm honestly thinks he can just roll in a bunch of recruits, put them in a room together and give them a rousing speech, and they will all commit right there on the spot. That’s basically his recruiting strategy I suspect.

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  11. Napoleon BonerFart

    I can’t wait for the stories of Herm yelling at 5-star kids to get off his lawn.

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