Kiszla: Oh, baby. The Buffs danced with the Sun Devils and shocked the college basketball world

Boulder — Although hyperbole is the language of sports, shocking doesn’t begin to describe what happened Thursday night, when a bunch of baby Buffs grew up before my disbelieving eyes. All those Colorado fans dancing on the court, after Colorado upset the Arizona State, the fourth-ranked team in the country? Was this supposed to happen? Not. In. Your. Life. Heck, McKinley Wright...
Via The Denver Post
18 days ago

Former ThunderRidge offensive lineman Sam Jones entering NFL draft

Sam Jones, a former ThunderRidge High School offensive lineman who just finished his redshirt junior season at Arizona State, is leaving school early to enter the NFL draft. Jones made the announcement on social media Thursday. “I’m excited to announce that I have decided to forgo my my last year of college football and enter the 2018 NFL draft,” Jones wrote. “A special thank you...
Via The Denver Post
19 days ago

Biggest winners and losers from weekend's bowl games

With nine college football bowl games on the schedule Friday and Saturday before New Year’s Eve, there was plenty to digest ahead of the College Football Playoff.New Mexico State needed overtime to win its first bowl game in 57 years. Ohio State made a big statement against USC. Saquon Barkley was magnificent, and so was Trace McSorley. But the same cannot be said for Lamar Jackson...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

New Arizona State assistant tweets link to gambling website

New Sun Devils LB coach Antonio Pierce's tweet of a link to a gambling website was not an NCAA violation, ASU said.
Via Sporting News
25 days ago

New Arizona State coach Antonio Pierce tweets, then deletes, ad for sports betting site

The reign of Herm Edwards as the Arizona State University Head Football Coach is already a weird one. It all started on November 30th when the Sun Devils for some reason decided to hire Herm Edwards. It continued on December 4th with an incredibly weird introductory press conference. Then on December 12th, ASU’s staff began to fell apart as their Defensive Coordinator decided to...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago

Weekend lookahead: Big game for a bigger group of Sun Devils

Arizona State's unbeaten start has happened thanks in part to increased depth, especially in the front court. Will Arizona have an answer on Saturday?
25 days ago

Sun Bowl: NC State's defense looms large against Arizona State

NC State has plenty of firepower, but it's defense looms large against Arizona State.
Via FOX Sports South
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NFLer Antonio Pierce expected to join Edwards’ ASU staff

Herm Edwards has decided to leave his ESPN studio job to become the head coach at Arizona State, and it sounds like he is taking a former colleague with him.Former New York Giants linebacker Antonio Pierce, who worked with Edwards as an ESPN NFL studio analyst for several years, is reportedly joining Edwards’ staff at ASU. According to SunDevilSource, the 39-year-old is the first...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Behind the bracket: Arizona State is a No. 1 seed, but for how long?

The Sun Devils were an afterthought before the season began. Now they sit on No. 1 line. So now the question is, can Arizona State stay there?
December 20, 2017

Arizona State Head Football Coach Herm Edwards Reveals His Method for Handling a Bad Practice

In the above video, Arizona State head football coach Herm Edwards explains the importance of adjusting practice on the fly. Every coach and team will experience days when practice is sluggish and the energy is low. Edwards says coaches need to understand their teams to figure out how to get the most out of such practices and that little will be accomplished by screaming at your...
Via Stack
December 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Arizona State defensive coordinator Phil Bennett leaving for health issues

Phil Bennett resigned Tuesday as the Arizona State defensive coordinator, citing personal reasons and health issues.
Via Sporting News
December 12, 2017

Sun Devils DC Bennett leaving after Sun Bowl

Phil Bennett says he met twice with new Sun Devils coach Herm Edwards before deciding he would step down as defensive coordinator after the Sun Bowl.
December 12, 2017

ESPN bids farewell to Herm Edwards with funny highlight reel video

Herm Edwards has served as an analyst for ESPN since 2009, but Thursday marked his final day with the Worldwide Leader. Edwards accepted the head coaching job for the Arizona State football team, in a move that surprised many. He last served as a head coach for the Chiefs from 2006-08, posting a 15-33 record during that time. And while he hasn’t had much success as a head coach ...
Via The Sports Daily
December 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Herm Edwards seemed to forget Arizona State's nickname

If you’re wondering why so many people have questions about Herm Edwards’ fitness for the Arizona State job, look no further than this video.During his introductory press conference on Monday, Edwards commented on a media member’s outlet after the reporter said he represented “Devils Digest.” He then got into a whole devil/religious debate: It’s almost as if Edwards forgot that his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Herm Edwards had no idea who Arizona State’s mascot is

Someone had better inform Arizona State’s new football coach, Herm Edwards, about who the team’s mascot is.Edwards held his introductory press conference on Monday, and it didn’t appear as if he had any idea of what the Sun Devils mean to the team.“Devils Digest, huh?” Edwards asked a reporter. “Where you located, my man?” We’re willing to bet he’s located right in your new background...
Via The Sports Daily
December 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Herm Edwards gives bizarre motivational speech at ASU presser

Herm Edwards hasn’t lost the magic touch when it comes to lacing lighting bolts of pure motivational genius into his press conferences.He was being introduced to the media Monday as the next head coach of the Arizona State football program and had us ready to run through a brick wall. Then there was this gem, from Edwards’ agent, that had us contemplating the meaning of life. The...
Via Sportsnaut
December 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Amidst turnover, Graham still will coach Arizona State in Sun Bowl

Sunday was an exciting day for college football, as many teams anxiously awaited to hear what bowl game they would be attending. For the Arizona State Sun Devils, it was announced that they would be heading to El Paso for the Sun Bowl. The Sun Devils have a history of success in the Sun Bowl. In the last twenty years, the team has made three victorious appearances; 1997 over Iowa...
December 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Arizona State mocked over bizarre Herm Edwards press release

Yep, Arizona State is really doing it. The Sun Devils are making Herm Edwards their new head coach even though he hasn’t coached since 2008 and hasn’t coached in college in nearly 30 years. Still, his former agent is the school’s AD and decided to give Edwards a shot at the job.The odd hiring took another bizarre turn on Sunday night when Arizona State released a press release that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Arizona State to introduce Herm Edwards as new coach on Monday

In a story that’s been a few days in the making, the Arizona State Sun Devils will officially announced Herm Edwards as their new head football coach in a press conference on Monday.“Arizona State will introduce Edwards as its new coach at a Monday morning news conference,” AZ Central reported on Sunday.It was reported last week that Edwards — out of the college ranks since 1989...
Via Sportsnaut
December 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Arizona State to hire Herm Edwards as head coach

After nine years out of coaching, Herm Edwards may be returning to the coaching sidelines. However, he’ll be working on the collegiate level.Edwards reportedly is likely to become Arizona State's head football coach. College president Dr. Michael Crow will need to sign off on the deal first. It’s an odd move for the university since Edwards last coached at the college level in the...
Via The Sports Post
November 29, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Herm Edwards will be next ASU coach pending president’s approval

It sounds like Herm Edwards becoming the next Arizona State football coach may actually happen.247 Sports’ Chris Karpman reported on Wednesday that Edwards is in line to be named the next ASU coach. The one hurdle is Edwards meeting with school president Dr. Michael Crow. As long as that meeting goes well, both Karpman and Devils Digest says Edwards will be made the coach. Devils...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 29, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Arizona State set to hire Herm Edwards as next coach

Former New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs head coach Herm Edwards has not been in the college ranks since 1989. He last coached in the NFL back in 2008 with the Chiefs.Apparently, this has not scared off the Arizona State Sun Devils’ football program. According to multiple media reports, ASU is set to hire Edwards to be the team’s new head coach. Edwards will be called on to replace...
Via Sportsnaut
November 29, 2017  |  Discuss

Herm Edwards reportedly a candidate for Arizona State job

Are you ready for one of the wildest rumors of the college football coaching carousel we’ve heard in a while? Herm Edwards — yes, that Herm Edwards — is reportedly a candidate for the Arizona State job.Both Football Scoop and 98.7 FM’s Paul Calvisi reported on Tuesday that Edwards is a candidate for the ASU gig, which was vacated when Todd Graham was fired. Football Scoop even describes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 28, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cronkite Sports: What Hockey Means to the Valley

Arizona State University's Cronkite News reports on the impact the Coyotes have had on growing the game of hockey throughout the Valley, starting with youth hockey development.
Via YouTube
November 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Bret Bielema wants Arizona State job

Bret Bielema has wasted no time jockeying for prime position on the college football coaching carousel.Arizona sports radio host John Gambadoro reported Sunday that Bielema, fresh off his firing by Arkansas, is interested in the Arizona State job vacated by Todd Graham. Most of Bielema’s coaching success came with Wisconsin, as his reputation took a major hit in Fayetteville — just...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 26, 2017  |  Discuss
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