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The ASU defense has suffered some significant injuries in recent weeks, but players such as Carl Bradford have been stepping up in their absence. As the Sun Devils try to claw out of a two-game losing streak, and avoid another horrendous November the sophomore feels that he and his teammates are about to reverse their fortunes.
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TEMPE, Ariz. -- When Todd Graham took over the Arizona State football team in December, he immediately enacted a new standard of conduct. Some players struggled to adjust, even to the point a few left the program.
But for junior defensive lineman Davon Coleman, a brush with a premature end to his ASU career was just the wakeup call he needed.
"When I was just on the borderline...
(Updates. With AP Photos.) By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer Arizona State opened the 2011 season with five wins in six games, then fell apart after being routed by Oregon, losing its final five games.
This season, the Sun Devils again started 5-1, got run over the by the Ducks and followed with a loss to UCLA last week.
So is another flailing finish on the way?
In recent years ASU has had more than its fair share of struggles in the field goal kicking department , but a walk-on player is aiming to change that trend. After making good on all three of his field goal attempts against UCLA, Jon Mora is trying to bring stability to a position that has been a huge question mark for the Sun Devils.
In his first season of junior college football, cornerback Damarious Randall wasted no time in making a statement. Consequently, his exploits at Mesa (Ariz.) Community College has drawn the attention of many schools, including nearby Arizona State. The Sun Devils have been actively recruiting him for nearly a month, and those efforts have paid off as Randall committed to ASU on Tuesday evening.
The hype surrounding Arizona State point guard Jahii Carson reached almost preposterous proportions.
After a year of waiting, the Sun Devils finally get a chance to see if he can live up to it.
One of the most highly touted recruits ever at Arizona State, Carson had to sit out last season after being declared academically ineligible.
The waiting only added to anticipation for...
The Pac-12 South was expected to be a one-team race in the preseason. USC was a heavy favorite in August but already has two losses in Pac-12 play...
WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE between this year’s Sun Devil team and last year’s? What’s the scoop on ASU’s run defense, pass defense? How about on offense? Who are the players to watch? We asked all of that and more of the guy with his finger on the pulse of the Sun Devils -- Hod Rabino, the publisher of DevilsDigest.com. Here's Part I of the in-depth Q&A...
There may have been some schools who have recruited Damarious Randall longer than Arizona State has, but none have been effective with their efforts as the Sun Devils have been. For the last few weeks the Mesa (Ariz.) Community College cornerback has been frequenting Tempe and enjoying the recruiting process with the school, and on Tuesday night he decided to act on his strong sentiments.
The Sun Devils concluded their weekly practice preparations Thursday morning as they get set to depart for this weekend's showdown with 11th ranked Oregon State up in Corvallis. Devils Digest caught up with defensive coordinator Paul Randolph to get his impressions of the Beavers' offense, along with the status of a couple ASU defensive playmakers and his take on last week...
After only recording six catches in his first two years at Arizona State, Chris Coyle has become a crucial piece to the Sun Devil Offense. Already having a team leading 38 receptions this year, the tight end is a breakout star that is thriving in ASU’s new offense, and is making the most of every opportunity that he gets during each game.