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Spring training the latest 'dream come true' for Magee

With every year another dream comes to fruition, it seems, for Brandon Magee. First was playing Division I football and baseball at Arizona State. Then came signing a professional contract with the Boston Red Sox after he was drafted in June 2012. Less than a year later, Magee signed with the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent and later made his NFL debut with the Cleveland...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Young has exceeded expectations for ASU

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Following Arizona State's annual spring game April 13, linebacker Chris Young spoke cautiously. His position change had been one of the more prominent storylines of spring practice, and Young didn't want to generate unreasonable expectations for himself at a new position. Young had been moved from spur linebacker, where he thrived in 2012, to will linebacker...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-ASU star Magee making statement with Cowboys

GLENDALE, Ariz. Every game of the preseason has become a statement game for Cowboys linebacker Brandon Magee. Every time I get out there, whether its against the Dolphins, the Raiders or the Cardinals in my home, its like, 'Whatchyall think now?'" said Magee, who had a team-high six tackles despite the Cardinals 12-7 win over the Cowboys on Saturday at University of...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Draft shutout another sign of Graham's impact, challenges

As the rounds and days of last weekends NFL Draft passed with no Arizona State players being selected, coach Todd Graham watched with as much bewilderment as the rest of the Sun Devil nation. One athletic department official wondered when the last time an eight-win team suffered such ignominy. Graham wondered how guys such as linebacker Brandon Magee, running back Cameron Marshall...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Magee ready to prove doubters wrong

Are you surprised that no ASU players were selected in this year’s NFL’s draft? So is the Sun Devils’ 2012 leading tackler. Yet, for the ever motivated Brandon Magee last weekend’s events are nothing more than fuel the former ASU linebacker feels will aid him to succeed at the professional level, as he’s set to join the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent.
Via arizonastate.scout.com
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

No ASU players drafted for first time since 1960

Arizona State saw no players selected in the NFL Draft for the first time since 1960, though a number of players agreed to terms with teams on undrafted-free-agent contracts. Linebacker Brandon Magee, safety Keelan Johnson and punter Josh Hubner had hopes of being selected, but none of the three were taken in the draft's 254 picks. Magee, who was projected to be picked somewhere...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Sun Devil prospects ready for shot at NFL

Arizona State's 2013 draft class doesn't feature the intrigue of quarterback Brock Osweiler or the controversy of linebacker Vontaze Burfict as it did last season, but ASU might see more alumni drafted into the league this year than last year's two (Osweiler and defensive back Omar Bolden). Linebacker Brandon Magee, safety Keelan Johnson and punter Josh Hubner highlight...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Sun Devil prospects ready for shot at NFL

Arizona State's 2013 draft class doesn't feature the intrigue of quarterback Brock Osweiler or the controversy of linebacker Vontaze Burfict as it did last season, but ASU might see more alumni drafted into the league this year than last year's two (Osweiler and defensive back Omar Bolden). Linebacker Brandon Magee, safety Keelan Johnson and punter Josh Hubner highlight...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Tight end Coyle the star of ASU spring game

TEMPE, Ariz. -- As Arizona State tight end Chris Coyle signed a few final autographs after Saturday's spring game at Sun Devil Stadium, a fan asked how many more he had signed this year than the previous. "Two to three times as many," Coyle replied. "Last year I was hurt and just standing on the sidelines." Coyle's popularity boom among fans reflects...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Pro day notes: Faster Magee, slimmer Marshall

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona State hosted its annual pro day Friday as 12 seniors made their last push at securing a chance for an NFL job. Here are some notes, quotes and observations from the day. -- Twelve seniors participated in the event: Safeties Kevin Ayers and Keelan Johnson, linebackers Charles Beatty and Brandon Magee, cornerback Deveron Carr, punter Josh Hubner, running backs...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Magee determined to conquer NFL obstacles

Brandon Magee knows some pro football scouts are leery of his 5-foot-11 frame. He knows several websites are projecting him as a seventh-round NFL draft pick or an undrafted free agent. He knows the official time he ran in the 40 on Monday at the NFL Scouting Combine 4.74 seconds -- isnt going to help his cause, even if the stop-watch time read 4.66. But when youre blessed with...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Magee determined to conquer NFL obstacles

Brandon Magee knows some pro football scouts are leery of his 5-foot-11 frame. He knows several websites are projecting him as a seventh-round NFL draft pick or an undrafted free agent. He knows the official time he ran in the 40 on Monday at the NFL Scouting Combine 4.74 seconds -- isnt going to help his cause, even if the stop-watch time read 4.66. But when youre blessed with...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

SOTT Draft Profile: Brandon Magee

In this profile we are looking at linebackers and we talked to our good friend Brad Denny of the House of Sparky , a site who covers everything about Arizona State. We took a closer look at inside linebacker Brandon Magee from the Sun Devils. The two sport star is a pure athlete who provided some good years for the Sun Devils.   Tale of the Tape Class: RS Senior Height: 5-11 Weight...
Via State of the Texans
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

ASU defense's losses, potential replacements

Part I of a two-part look at the players Arizona State loses from the 2012 team and how they will be replaced. Part II will run Tuesday and examine the offense. Entering the 2012 season, expectations for the Arizona State defense were not particularly high. The unit had lost a number of key talents, including current NFL rookies Omar Bolden and Vontaze Burfict. But the defense...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Graham's first year a building block for success

SAN FRANCISCO -- When the Arizona State football team was mired in a four-game losing streak earlier this season, coach Todd Graham bristled at the notion that this was the same old program Dennis Erickson had left behind. For proof, he cited the discipline of his players, he cited their character and he cited their work ethic. But Graham knew deep down his words meant nothing...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Graham's first year a building block for success

SAN FRANCISCO -- When the Arizona State football team was mired in a four-game losing streak earlier this season, coach Todd Graham bristled at the notion that this was the same old program Dennis Erickson had left behind. For proof, he cited the discipline of his players, he cited their character and he cited their work ethic. But Graham knew deep down his words meant nothing...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl Preview - Navy vs. Arizona State

With Navy not having any legitimate NFL talent (at least enough to focus on them and wait the 4 years of service they must do), NFL scouts and fans of the NFL Draft should be focusing heavily on the handful of Arizona State prospects playing today. Will Sutton, a junior undersized defensive tackle, should be the feature player to watch, but Cameron Marshall, Jamal Miles, and...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Arizona St. to take on Navy in Fight Hunger Bowl

Arizona State contends with a variety of offenses in the Pac-12 conference. From the Air Raid at Washington State to the power running game at Stanford to the pro styles at Southern California to the fast-paced option at Oregon. None of that will prepare the Sun Devils (7-5) for what they will face on Saturday in the Fight Hunger Bowl when they take on Navy (8-4) and its vaunted...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

ASU wants elusive bowl win, momentum for '13

After Arizona State became bowl eligible with a win over Washington State last month, coach Todd Graham made a bold statement about how ASU would finish in his first season. "I'm not interested in going to a bowl game," Graham said. "I'm interested in going and winning." Making that reality would be no small triumph for the Sun Devils, who have not enjoyed...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

ASU notebook: Sutton undecided on return

Arizona State defensive Tackle Will Sutton said he will likely decide whether to return for his senior season after the Sun Devils' bowl game, the junior said Friday. After ASU's 41-34 Territorial Cup win over Arizona in Tucson, Sutton celebrated on the field as ASU fans in attendance chanted "One more year." Wrapped up in the wild finish, Sutton was mum on his...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

ASU notebook: Sutton undecided on return

Arizona State defensive Tackle Will Sutton said he will likely decide whether to return for his senior season after the Sun Devils' bowl game, the junior said Friday. After ASU's 41-34 Territorial Cup win over Arizona in Tucson, Sutton celebrated on the field as ASU fans in attendance chanted "One more year." Wrapped up in the wild finish, Sutton was mum on his...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Unknowns the heroes in ASU's comeback win

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Late in the third quarter Friday night, Arizona State seemed much further behind than 10 points, the actual deficit against Arizona. The Wildcats had taken the biggest lead of the game after a Sun Devils fumble and had all the momentum on their side. But this was the Territorial Cup, where momentum can swing in the blink of an eye, where unknown players become...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Unknowns the heroes in ASU's comeback win

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Late in the third quarter Friday night, Arizona State seemed much further behind than 10 points, the actual deficit against Arizona. The Wildcats had taken the biggest lead of the game after a Sun Devils fumble and had all the momentum on their side. But this was the Territorial Cup, where momentum can swing in the blink of an eye, where unknown players become...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

ASU seniors have score to settle with Wildcats

TEMPE, Ariz. -- As teammates at Corona (Calif.) Centennial High School, Arizona State senior linebacker Brandon Magee and University of Arizona senior quarterback Matt Scott became close friends, graduating the same year but committing to rival schools. As the two teams prepare for Friday's Territorial Cup game, Magee says any friendliness is on hold. "Friendship?"...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Senior Day takes on new perspective at ASU

TEMPE, Ariz. -- When Arizona State's seniors walk through Tillman Tunnel before kickoff one last time Saturday, they'll do so with all the typical emotions that come with senior day -- sadness, pride, and perhaps some disbelief. But the group will also take the field for their final game at Sun Devil Stadium with a new-found meaning to what being a Sun Devil is all about...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

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