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Former Bengals Coach Marvin Lewis Reportedly Lands New Job

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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 19: Head coach Marvin Lewis of the Cincinnati Bengals looks on from the sideline during a game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 19, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

On Tuesday night, Herm Edwards and the Arizona State Sun Devils reportedly lost their defensive coordinator. According to a report from college football insider Pete Thamel, former DC Tony White left to become the DC at Syracuse.

That left Edwards with a hole to fill on the staff.

He didn't wait long to fill it. According to a report from Doug Haller of the Athletic, Edwards will turn to two former NFL veterans.

Former Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis and former New York Giants linebacker Antonio Pierce will take over as the team's co-defensive coordinators.

Lewis spent the 2019 season as a special adviser to Edwards and the Sun Devils. Meanwhile, Pierce spent the past two seasons as the team's linebackers coach.

Lewis has experience as a defensive assistant at the collegiate level. He got his start with Idaho State before working his way up to becoming the linebackers coach at Pitt. He made the jump to the NFL level not long after, landing with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

After his stint with the Steelers, Lewis become the defensive coordinator for the Baltimore Ravens. He eventually became the head coach in Cincinnati where he coached from 2003-18.

Now he'll be back on the sideline with the Sun Devils.