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Interview With ASU 2014 Draft Prospect Alden Darby

    Hello Alden , Appreciate the time for an interview . Please bare with some of these questions as not everyone is as familiar. For those who do not know Alden Darby is a SS from Arizona State University whom I consider a difference maker in the secondary Q) Can you tell our readers why you chose the Sun Devils ? A) I made the choice to become a Sun Devil because during the entire...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Arizona St. player runs wrong way on muffed punt recovery

Alden Darby of Arizona State got a little bit confused on Monday night during the Holiday Bowl against Texas Tech on a muffed punt. You can clearly see that Alden picked up the muffed punt and then started to run the wrong way as teammates were pointing the opposite way. I can only imagine the fun he will have while watching the game tape. If Alden would have run the correct way...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

One win from Rose Bowl, ASU's Graham has his redemption

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Once Arizona State coach Todd Graham had finished his postgame press conference after last Saturday's 58-21 win over Arizona, he stood and was greeted by a hug from his wife, Penni. As the coach and his wife began to walk away, a photographer asked them to stop and pose with the Territorial Cup trophy, which Graham had brought to Tempe a year earlier with his...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Darby, ASU defense ready for big stage

Senior safety Alden Darby has been in the Arizona State program for four years now. In those four years, he has yet to play in a game with more implications on the line than this Saturday when the Sun Devils travel to Pasadena to take on the defending Pac-12 South champion UCLA.
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

ASU captains evaluate season at halfway mark

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Building up to the 2013 season, discussion of Arizona State focused heavily on the Sun Devils surviving a brutal first half. Now, they've done so, having gone 4-2 with wins over Wisconsin and USC but losses to Stanford and Notre Dame. Many outside the program expected ASU to be 4-2 by now, some expected better and some worse. But what about the Sun Devils themselves...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

USC again brings out the best in ASU's Darby

TEMPE, Ariz. -- There's something about the sight of USC jerseys that puts Alden Darby in a taking mood. "They didnt recruit me out of high school, and I've just always got something against those guys," said Darby, who is from Long Beach. "I feel like they don't care about none of the underdog players. They only care about the big-timers. Every time I...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

'Monster' Sutton the heart of ASU's defense

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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Sun Devils shed their undisciplined ways

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Todd Graham has preached discipline since the first day on the job as Arizona State's head football coach. The constant harping has already had an impact. In the first two games of Graham's tenure, ASU has demonstrated a 180-degree change from the undisciplined teams that had become the norm during the past few seasons. "From practice to the pregame...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

DevilsDigest TV: Alden Darby

High Octane may have been phrase foreign to ASU before Todd Graham's arrival, but it's an attitude that Alden Darby has been exhibiting since he was true freshman. Devils Digest talked to the safety about his leadership role and the new culture the Sun Devils have embraced.
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Darby settling in at safety

For two years Alden Darby has served as the quintessential utility player for the Sun Devil defense, starting out as a safety his freshman year before being used at corner and linebacker last season. Despite the constant changes though, he's managed to become a mainstay in the Arizona State lineup.
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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