Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona
By TYLER LOCKMAN  |  Last updated 9/2/13
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona State coach Todd Graham has garnered attention for his extensive pregame routines that range from on-field walks to locker room air fresheners on the road to make it smell more like home. On Monday, he revealed perhaps his quirkiest pregame measure. "The only big kind of ritual I have is I eat a hot dog," Graham said. "I have always done this, and I'll tell you, I've had some great hot dogs. ... And then I have the stadium's popcorn. I've done that everywhere." Graham said that for home games, he typically sends a graduate assistant out to a donor's tailgate to find a hot dog or bratwurst. On the road, the sausage is usually acquired in the stadium. In seven years as a head coach, Graham has had some good hot dogs -- and probably a few bad ones -- all over the country, but he still remembers the best. "I tell people the best hot dog I've ever had is, in the north end zone, there's a little hot dog stand at Notre Dame," Graham said. "It's unbelievable. The...
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