Found June 25, 2012 on Shirts With Random Triangles:
Pat Tillman in his days at Arizona State. Since his hire as Arizona State head football coach last year, Todd Graham has sought to instill a greater level of discipline in the Sun Devil program. In a recent interview, Graham expressed his desire to use the memory of the late ASU legend Pat Tillman to serve as a role model for the team. Tillman gave up a career in the NFL to join the Army after the events of September 11,2001. He was killed while serving in Afghanistan in 2004. "I believe in passion, man," Graham said. "You can't fake it. Your players will know if you do. Pat was passionate, and he wasn't single-minded. He was passionate about a lot of things. Anything he did he did with passion. Whether it be academics, whether it be anything. And I like that he also had flaws. He made mistakes; he owned up to them. He was a man's man. So the ideals that we're trying to teach to our players, he really is the one person who ex...

Whiting earns Olympic berth in shot put

EUGENE, Ore. -- The Arizona State track and field program added a ninth athlete to the London Olympics rosters, as alumnus Ryan Whiting punched his ticket in the shot put at the U.S. Olympic trials in Eugene, Ore., on Sunday. Whiting took second in the finals with a mark of 21.66 meters (71-00.75) to earn his first-ever Olympic qualifying spot. He will join American champion Reese...
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