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Arizona State, UCLA coach search updates

As expected, Boise State's Chris Petersen will not be going to UCLA.

It appears Houston coach Kevin Sumlin tops Arizona State's list.

The Arizona Republic and KTAR-AM, the school's flagship station, have reported ASU has made an offer to Sumlin that would pay him $2.5 million a year.

Of course, the Sun Devils aren't the only program eyeballing Sumlin. After Texas A&M fired Mike Sherman, it would be fair to say the Aggies will be tough competition.

And UCLA, with Petersen saying no, might also try to get into the Sumlin-stakes.

Who else?

Well, line up the usual suspects: Southern Miss coach Larry Fedora, SMU coach June Jones and former Oregon coach Mike Bellotti.

Expect things to heat up Monday after a busy weekend of football, particularly with Sumlin, who's been focused on the Conference USA championship game.