After a 30–21 loss to Eastern Michigan, it was announced that the Arizona State football team had decided to part ways with their head coach. There are more alarming details about the departure from the Sun Devil.

The Athletic's Doug Haller took a deep dive into Edward's time in Arizona.

Even though he didn't have a losing season,Edwards was under fire. According to Haller, the athletic department staff members leaked information in order to get the job done.

The report was reported by Haller.

An opposing coach told The Athletic that it was easy to get intel on this season's team because some in Arizona State wanted a coaching change.

It is a bad look for everyone involved. He made staff members of the department feel like he needed to be looked after because he didn't make an effort to get familiar with the NCAA's rules.

Less than a day after Arizona State's 30-21 loss to Eastern Michigan, the SunDevils and theEdwards parted ways. The athletic director at Arizona State University called this a separation. The head coach was relinquished by him.

The NCAA has been investigating recruiting allegations for more than a year. The non-contact period was put in place due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The probe has resulted in the loss of five assistants. Uncertainty surrounding the program has caused recruiting to suffer.

According to the former staff, it was in the know that Arizona State was operating outside of the rules.

Arizona State's head coach wasEdwards.