Found December 28, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
The mood within the Arizona State football program could not be more different than it was a year ago. Instead of a four-game losing streak ahead of a disappointing bowl game, the Sun Devils are on a two-game winning streak that includes a Territorial Cup win over Arizona. Instead of a lame-duck coach, they have a first-year coach who is being credited with reviving the program. But that mood could be dampened in a hurry if the Devils don't accomplish what they came to San Francisco to accomplish. In Saturday's Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl against Navy, ASU has the chance to capture a crucial win with implications now and into next season, and coach Todd Graham considers anything less a failure. "We just have one focus: winning," Graham said. "The momentum going into the offseason, these seniors, everything that we're doing to move forward, we have to win. Our preparation has been that." ASU has plenty to play for at AT&T Park. First, there's ...
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