|Real Name/Full Name:
|Herman Edwards Jr.
|69 years old
|April 27, 1954
|Oceanport, New Jersey, USA
|Lia Edwards (m. 2000)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Marcus Edwards, Vivian Edwards &Gabrielle Edwards)
|Is Herm Edwards Gay?:
|American Football Player/Coach/Sports Analyst
|$ 3.5 million/year
|Net Worth in 2024:
Herman Edwards Jr. is the head football coach at Arizona State. He is an American football coach, sports analyst, and former player. Edwards is most remembered as a player for scoring the game-winning touchdown on a fumble recovery in 1978’s Miracle in the Meadowlands.
During a Jets press conference, he gave the message “You play to win the game!” which would eventually become the title of Edwards’ self-help book.
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Early Life & Biography
Born on an Army base in Eatontown, New Jersey, Herman Edwards was the son of a World War II veteran and a German lady, Martha. In 1972 and 1974, he played collegiate football at the University of California, in 1973 at Monterey Peninsula Junior College, and 1975 at San Diego State University (SDSU).
He graduated with a degree in criminal justice from the San Diego State University. For numerous years, he assisted in the promotion of the Monterey County Special Olympics. The people of Monterey County were enlightened about the value of athletics for the developmentally disabled all because of the presence of Herm Edwards Jr.
Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Being born on 27 April 1954, Herm Edwards is 69 years old as of today’s date 24th February 2024. His height is 1.82 m tall, and weight is 88 kg.
Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids
Edwards was born in the town of Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. Edwards was raised in Seaside, California, and graduated from Monterey High School. He stays with Gabrielle and Vivian, his daughters, and his wife, Lia. From his previous relationship, he has a son named Marcus.
Edwards has a stringent fitness routine that includes hitting the gym at 5:00 a.m. six days a week. Edwards uses formal shoes instead of sports sneakers with his coaching gear – He polishes the shoes himself before playing any game! He is well-known for his zeal and faith-based demeanor. Raised as a Baptist, Edwards converted to Catholicism alongside his family and is now a practicing Catholic.
Edward featured in an episode of Broke in 2012, which was heavily based on the high numbers of bankruptcy and terrible financial decisions of professional athletes. In 2015, Herm was chosen senior adviser to the projected Major League Football.
Edwards spent nine seasons in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles, from 1977 to 1985 – In Super Bowl XV, he was a member of the squad that won the title. His 33 career interceptions are one shy of breaking the team record.
Edwards went on to play briefly with the Los Angeles Rams and Atlanta Falcons before retiring in 1986. In the dying seconds of a game versus the New York Giants at the Meadowlands on the 19th of November, 1978, the pinnacle of Edwards’ playing career happened.
The Giants dominated the Eagles 17–12 with no timeouts remaining – Giants quarterback Joe Pisarcik attempted to pass the ball off to defensive back Larry Csonka rather than merely accepting the snap from center and kneeling. The ball, however, became free, and Edwards scooped it up and returned it for a touchdown, giving the Eagles a 19–17 victory.
In Philadelphia, the play became quite famous and earned the name of ‘The Miracle in the Meadowlands’ and ‘The Fumble’ in New York. The victory formation was designed as a result of ‘The Miracle in the Meadowlands.
It came to be known as ‘Herman Edwards Play’. Edwards worked as a defensive assistant at San Jose State from 1987 to 1989 after his playing career ended. Edwards was named as the head coach of the New York Jets on January 28, 2001. Edwards was the Jets’ head coach for five years, with a 39–41 record.
Edwards’ first regular-season game as a head coach with the Kansas City Chiefs ended in a 23–10 home loss. Herm Edwards led constant losses with the Kansas City Chiefs team. On January 23, 2009, he was sacked when the contentious choice backfired, resulting in another defeat to the Carolina Panthers.
Edwards was later recruited as an analyst for the network’s NFL Live show in 2009. Edwards was hired to head coach of the Arizona State football team on December 3, 2017.
On the 1st of September of 2018, he earned his first win against UTSA. Edwards works as a practice professor at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication.
Awards & Achievements
He didn’t receive awards that are worth any mentions as of now, but Herm Edwards was awarded the Dodd Trophy Coach of the Week in November 2019.
Net Worth & Salary of Herm Edwards in 2024
Herman Edwards Jr., the head coach of the team of Arizona, is said to make around $3.5 million each year. His net worth is expected to exceed $10 million as of February 2024. Herm Edwards makes a lot of money from his massive fan following on social media.
When Herman Edwards took over as head coach of the New York Jets in 2001, he became only the sixth African-American coach in the National Football League (NFL). Edwards, known for his calm teaching approach, has been lauded as a new breed of coaches that bring to professional sports a leadership mentality taken from corporate management ideas.