An offseason full of change for Sun Devil football included the resignation of defensive coordinator Antonio Pierce. To fill that key role, head coach Herm Edwards turned to a familiar face. Donnie Henderson’s long career has included previous stops both at ASU and as Edwards’ defensive coordinator with the New York Jets. Last season, he stepped in as the Sun Devils’ secondary coach, and after briefly returning to an advisory role, Henderson was tabbed to take over the reins of the retooled, but very promising, 2022 defense.
On this episode, we discuss this new tenure as Edward’s DC, why he came back, scheme changes, the returning and new personnel, spring practice goals, and more.
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