Found September 26, 2012 on
Fox Sports Arizona:
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona State coach Todd Graham earlier this season called the first five games of his tenure "critical" to not only this season but the entire program.
"I felt like the first five games were the most critical games," Graham said Wednesday. "Having that success early, it helps with recruiting, it helps with buy in, it's just so critical. That's why we've worked our tails off."
Saturday's game against Cal in Berkley marks game No. 5, and Graham believes a win could provide a key momentum swing for this season and beyond.
ASU has not won at Memorial Stadium since 1997 and has lost eight of its last nine meetings with Cal. Graham said he doesn't give much credence to such streaks, but he has had this game circled for quite some time.
"I looked at the schedule at the beginning of the year, just being honest with you, and I looked at Utah and Cal and said 'That'll determine our season,'" Graham sa...
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TEMPE, Ariz. -- If you imagine the Arizona State defense as a human body, its easy to identify some key body parts.
Linebacker Brandon Magee is the brain, calling plays, coordinating his teammates efforts and making sure everybody is on the same page.
Alden Darby is the mouth, communicating every thought that enters his mind, from reads in the secondary to opinions on opponents...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer Taylor Kelly was about eight when he started working on his grandparents' ranch, fixing fences, moving pipes and driving cattle eight, sometimes 10 hours a day.
Adversity was a daily occurrence out on the ranch, whether it was the rough weather of western Idaho, power outages or just trying to figure out where...
Say hello to Keg Standing ASU Baby! Get ready because this story will be on Good Morning America, Dateline, 20/20, etc. within 24 hours. The police are now investigating who is responsible for this keg stand and trying to determine if the boy consumed some draft. Seriously, the cops are on the case. Yes, at least one female seems giddy over this kid getting blotto.
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How every guy in America doesn’t at least apply to Arizona State is crazy. Having never been there, Tempe, Arizona has become something of a myth. We just picture beautiful girls walking around in short shorts and bikinis…oh, and Pac-12 football. Arizona itself doesn’t disappoint with the ladies, but we have to give ASU the slight edge. The talent there is just unmatched and...
Following a dominating win at home against Utah, the Arizona State Sun Devils look to win their first game on the road this season as they prepare to play against Cal. Defensive Coordinator Paul Randolph talked with Devils Digest about the keys to stopping the Cal Bear’s offense, as well as the performance of some of his players this far in the season.
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Following its last practice before their road game at Cal, Arizona State’s Head Coach Todd Graham discussed some of the challenges that await the Sun Devils this weekend in Berkeley.
After missing the Arizona State game, and following the Tiger's South Carolina loss, ShowMeMizzou.com went looking for answers to QB James Franklin's play this past Saturday. Franklin gives some insight as to what went on with his most recent performance.
California's season hangs in the balance when it hosts Arizona State, while road teams should fare well elsewhere in this week's slate of games.