Herman Edwards | NECA EMERGE Conference 2024

Herman Edwards


Herm Edwards is currently an ESPN football analyst, where the former NFL and college head coach appears across a variety of shows, including SportsCenter, Get Up, and many ESPN radio programs. Edwards also co-hosts the Monday Blitz, a new studio show in 2023 airing every Monday during football season.

Edwards is the former head coach at Arizona State, where he led the Sun Devils to three bowl games in his first four seasons in Tempe. Also, while at ASU, he contributed to many other aspects of the University, including serving as a Professor of Practice in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, where he was a guest lecturer and held periodic discussions around the intersection of sports and media.

Edwards is the former NFL head coach for the New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs, where he led both teams to the postseason in his inaugural season.

Edwards played nine NFL seasons as a defensive back with the Philadelphia Eagles. While with the Eagles, Edwards never missed a game, started in Super Bowl XV, and his 33 career interceptions remain tied for the second most in franchise history.

Edwards is a consummate team member, always charity-minded, and an ambassador for the game of football. Past recognitions of Edwards’ efforts have included being named the Walter Camp Foundation Man of the Year, Team ESPN Commentator of the Year, and recognized by Shell Oil Company with the Shell Legacy.