How tight of a ship is first-year head coach Todd Graham running out at his new Arizona State stomping grounds? Pretty darn tight it seems. Not only have Wildcats players been forced to ditch their "civilian" gym clothes for mandatory team workout gear comprising "black shorts, white socks and gray T-shirts" in the weight room Graham has some pretty strict rules when it comes to headgear. Witness this interaction between Graham and Arizona quarterback Bercovici.
"Quarterback Mike Bercovici popped by to say hi, his cap tucked in the
back of his pants, a nod to the coach's rule of no hats, earrings and
headphones in the Carson Student-Athlete Center.
Bercovici smiled and immediately apologized to Graham for his-out-of-control 'do.
"I thought you were going to give me crap about my hair. I'm getting a haircut," Bercovici said.
"Geez, almighty," Graham said.
The coach insists players have been respect...