Dennis Erickson

More Stories:

Arizona State Rolls the Dice with Dennis Erickson

The Sun Devils took the risk of hiring Dennis Erickson. And it paid off.
<p> The Sun Devils took the risk of hiring Dennis Erickson. And it paid off.</p>

This article originally appeared in Athlon's 2007 College Football annual.

This is Dennis Erickson:

He won two national championships at the University of Miami.

He led downtrodden Oregon State to an 11–1 season capped off by a 41–9 rout of Notre Dame in the 2000 Fiesta Bowl.

He’s the all-time winningest coach in University of Idaho history, he guided Washington State to its first bowl victory since 1931, and his record in the college ranks is a gaudy 148–65–1.