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Sun Devils hire former U. of Miami coach

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PHOENIX (AP) Idaho football coach Dennis Erickson has accepted the head coaching job at Arizona State. Erickson's hiring was confirmed by Idaho athletic director Rob Spear.

The 59-year-old Erickson spent one season at Idaho in his second stint at the school, going 4-8 this season.

Erickson's career high point was leading the University of Miami to two national titles. He's also has been a head coach at Wyoming, Washington State and Oregon State and coached Seattle and San Francisco in the NFL. He has a 149-64-1 mark in 18 seasons as a college coach.

Erickson replaces Dirk Koetter, who was fired after going 40-33 in six seasons. Koetter will coach the Sun Devils against Hawaii in the Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve.
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