Shaun Nua leaves Navy, becomes Arizona State defensive line coach

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Shaun Nua joined new Arizona State coach Herm Edwards' staff Sunday as defensive line coach.

Nua spent the previous six seasons coaching the defensive line at Navy.

"I'm excited. I'm honored. I'm ready," Nua said in a school release. "This is literally a dream come true for me."

From American Samoa, Nua coached three seasons at BYU before going to Navy.

Nua, at 6-foot-5 and 280 pounds, was a defensive end at Eastern Arizona College and BYU and played four years in the NFL, three with Pittsburgh and one in Buffalo.