Dennis Erickson, Head Football Coach Arizona State University (ASU) – Coaching Bio in NFL & College
Dennis Erickson was born on March 24, 1947 and has been involved with the game of football for decades. The most recent development in the football centric career of Erickson is that he is the head football coach for the Arizona State University (ASU) Sun Devils which are located in the Tempe region of Phoenix, Arizona. Before settling in with the Arizona State job in 2007 Coach Erickson spent time working at a number of different college football programs as he perfected his craft.
Dennis Erickson was a football star in the small town of Ferndale, Washington where he grew up. The small town of less than 10,000 people is only minutes from the Canada border. After excelling as a quarterback in a town 25 miles north of Seattle Dennis enrolled at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana where he played quarterback for the Fighting Bobcats from 1966-1968. Immediately after his playing days were concluded Erickson immediately became a graduate assistant coach for his alma mater for the 1969 season.
In 1970 Dennis spent a year as the head football coach at a high school in Billings, Montana before being hired as a full time assistant coach at Montana State for the 1971-1973 seasons. From Montana State Coach Erickson went on a coaching carousel that included stops with:
• The University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho
• Fresno State University in Fresno, California
• San Jose State in San Jose, California
• University of Wyoming in ทางเข้า ufabet Laramie, Wyoming
• Washington State University in Pullman, Washington
• University of Miami in Miami, Florida
• The Seattle Seahawks of the NFL
• Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon
• The San Francisco 49ers of the NFL
In 2007 Dennis Erickson accepted a head coaching position with the Arizona State University (ASU) Sun Devils of the Pacific 10 (Pac-10) Conference. In Erickson the Sun Devils got a seasons coach with six years of experience as a head coach in the NFL and two college football national championships to his credit from when he coached the University of Miami in 1989 and 1991.
In his first three seasons as the head coach at Arizona State Dennis has failed to impressive fans that were hoping that he would make their team at least relevant in the Pac-10 Conference that has long been dominated by the University of Southern California. In three seasons Coach Erickson has a cumulative record at ASU of 19 wins and 18 losses. The only post-season bowl appearance in his brief three year tenure occurred his first year in 2007 when his squad lost in the Holiday Bowl to the University of Texas.