ASU Coach Dennis Erickson to be Fired, According to Report

The Arizona Republic's Doug Haller has confirmed that Arizona State head football coach Dennis Erickson will be let go by the university most likely this week, and could come as soon as Monday. 

Erickson, 64, will still be under contract with the school until Jan. 15, 2013, though it is still uncertain when if he has coached his last game with the Sun Devils. Once he is let go, Erickson will get around half of his $1.5 million salary for the remainder of his contract. One of the biggest questions surrounding this situation is whether or not Erickson will be around to coach the Sun Devils in a bowl game, though Haller believes he will be. 

With an overall 21-25 record in his five seasons with Arizona State, Erickson 179-96-1 in his collegiate coaching career, including two National Championships with the Miami Hurricanes in 1989 and 1991 respectfully. 

CBS Sports' Craig Morgan reports that Erickson wouldn't coach a bowl game:

Sources: Arizona State to fire Erickson
Multiple sources have confirmed that Arizona State football coach Dennis Erickson will be fired this week, with a press conference coming as soon as Monday. Sources said Erickson would not coach in any bowl game in which ASU would take part.

For more discussion and analysis of the Arizona State Sun Devils, head over to House of Sparky to get in on the action. 

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