TEMPE, Ariz. -- Among the 12 players participating in Arizona State's pro day Friday, there was no shortage of motivation. Most, if not all, of them hope to play professional football soon.
Cornerback Deveron Carr, though, wasn't there for himself.
"My family and my daughter are most definitely the motivation that I have today," Carr said. "I don't step...
In a nutshell, Deveron Carr represents everything that Arizona State football has been since joining the team in 2008. A local product who struggled to meet lofty expectations early in his career, Carr has made a dramatic turnaround on the field, assuming the leader role on defense while helping guide the secondary towards becoming one of the more outstanding defensive units in the country.
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona State's well-documented road woes have been widespread over the last decade, but perhaps no locale has been as unrelenting in that time as Berkeley, Calif.
Memorial Stadium has been ASU's personal house of pain over the last decade-plus, and the Sun Devils return to try to exorcise their demons there Saturday.
ASU has not won in Berkeley since a...
TEMPE, Ariz. Compare the Arizona State depth charts from 2011 and 2012 and youll note a host of defensive changes. The defensive line could have three new starters, while the linebacking corps and safety position will be modeling fresh faces across the board.
It should be a positive sign that cornerbacks Osahon Irabor and Deveron Carr are returning, but that remains to be seen...
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Entering spring practice, perhaps the area with the most uncertainty other than quarterback for the Sun Devils is in their secondary. Last year's graduating class saw the loss of many defensive playmakers, but with returning starting cornerback Deveron Carr back in the fold for another year, the senior is looking to lead by example on the field.
Last Saturday, with a chance to tighten their grip on the Pac-12 South division lead, the Sun Devils suffered a deflating 29-28 defeat on the road at the hands of the UCLA Bruins. No longer in control of their own destiny, a humbled Arizona State team got back to work Tuesday, with the cornerback Deveron Carr and the defense looking to atone for their mistakes and get back their winning edge.