Arizona State has best offensive trio in Pac-12, according to

(AP Photo)   According to a list on the best offensive trios in each major college football conference from, ASU’s Taylor Kelly, D.J. Foster and Jaelen Strong reign supreme in the Pac-12 conference. Kelly has been one of the most underrated quarterbacks in the country for the past two seasons, but led his team to an 8-5 record in his 2012 sophomore season and led the Sun...
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Arizona State Football 2014: 10 Things You Need To Know

Did anyone recognize that the Arizona State Sun Devils won 10 games last season, won eight games in the Pac 12 and impressed everyone in the valley of the sun? Now, in his third season, can Todd Graham take this team to another level? Can Taylor Kelly rise above and be one of the best quarterbacks in the conference and country. Can the team replace Marion Grice? A lot of questions...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 20 Arizona State Sun Devils season preview

Last season, the Arizona State Sun Devils ran through their Pac-12 competition on the way to a 10-4 record behind the 2013 Pac-12 coach of the year, Todd Graham. This year, Arizona State will have to lean on their offense where they return eight starters and hope that their defense, which returns just three starters, can fill the void left by some key players a season ago.  At...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers take NT Carrethers, RB Grice, WR Reese

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Diego Chargers completed their draft Saturday by picking Baylor wide receiver Tevin Reese, who already has a touchdown catch at Qualcomm Stadium. The Chargers took Reese with the 25th pick in the seventh round, the 240th overall. Reese caught a 55-yard touchdown pass in Baylor's 49-26 victory over UCLA in the 2012 Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium, home...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

ASU's Grice drafted late; others sign as free agents

After two highly productive seasons and a few tumultuous months, Marion Grice is an NFL player, as the San Diego Chargers selected the former Arizona State running back in the sixth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday with the 201st overall pick. Grice's draft stock likely took a hit due to a broken fibula suffered in ASU's Pac-12 South-clinching win over UCLA in November...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Grice counts on track record, versatility to appeal to NFL scouts

The devaluation of running backs in the NFL has been happening now for a few years, but this year the phenomenon seems to have reached an apex. After the first round of last year's NFL Draft came and went without a running back taken, this year's list of invitees to the draft in New York did not include a running back for the first time ever. It would be understandable, then...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lengthy list of Sun Devils preparing for NFL opportunities

A year ago, the NFL Draft came and went without a single Sun Devil selected for the first time in more than 50 years. This year, there's no worry about a repeated disappointment. All-American defensive tackle Will Sutton and linebacker Carl Bradford seem certain to be drafted, perhaps in the draft's first three rounds; running back Marion Grice also is a strong possibility...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Potential targets for Vikings in 5th-7th round of the NFL Draft

As we countdown to draft day, I’m going to give you some possible players the Vikings could be targeting in each round. Today, I will show you possible targets for rounds five-seven. Matt Patchan, offensive tackle, Boston College: The Vikings could use some offensive line depth, and Patchan could be a good tackle to take a look at. Patchan’s strength is run-blocking, as he blocked...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Sutton, Bradford post improved 40 times at ASU's pro day

TEMPE, Ariz. -- With nearly every NFL team represented at Arizona State's pro day Friday, top defensive prospects Will Sutton and Carl Bradford got a second opportunity to impress scouts as they try to raise their stock for the NFL Draft in May. After doing weight room drills at the NFL Combine last month, Bradford and Sutton opted to skip that portion of the pro day, which was...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A with Mike Norvell

An explosive 2013 Arizona State offense has lost some formidable weapons in Marion Grice and Chris Coyle, as well as two veterans from its offensive line. Yet, with returning playmakers and talented additions, Sun Devils’ offensive coordinator, Mike Norvell, doesn’t expect a drop-off in production this season.
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft showcases give ASU players chance to raise their stock

Though the college football season has ended, a handful of Arizona State seniors will have the chance to play one more game before attempting to make the jump to the NFL. Five seniors are representing the Sun Devils across three senior all-star games starting this weekend, giving themselves a chance to raise their draft stock ahead of further evaluation periods. On Saturday, ASU...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Many returners but a few key losses for ASU offense

This is part I of a two-part look at the players Arizona State loses from the 2013 team and how it may replace them. Part II will run Tuesday and examine the defense. Arizona State coach Todd Graham has been lauded for turning the Sun Devils around in a hurry, but the second-year coach has always been quick to share credit. Administration, assistant coaches and donors have all been...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Sun Devils' off-season filled with important questions

The book is nearly closed on the 2013 college football season, but Arizona State's attention is already focused on 2014. Following its disappointing Holiday Bowl loss, ASU enters an off-season of questions big and small. How the big questions get answered could determine which direction Todd Graham's program trends, at least in the short term. Spring practice is less than...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Holiday Bowl: What to watch

Now that Texas Tech is done watching Shamu and Arizona State said goodbye to the pandas at the zoo, the only thing left to do is play the game. This year's Holiday Bowl features two high-octane offenses, an ongoing quarterback battle and two head coaches that know one another well. Here are the stories to watch for Monday at the Q.     Kingsbury isn't showing his hand...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinal, Sun Devils face off in Pac-12 title game

Not long after Arizona State's late rally fell short in an early-season loss at Stanford, receiver Jaelen Strong said he hoped the Sun Devils would get another chance at the Cardinal in the Pac-12 Championship. He and the Sun Devils get their wish on Saturday night. In a rematch of a September game filled with huge momentum swings, No. 7 Stanford will face No. 11 Arizona State...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

ASU different in big ways since Stanford loss

TEMPE, Ariz. -- When Arizona State fell behind Stanford by 29 points before halftime in September, it was hard to imagine the Sun Devils later winning the Pac-12 South and getting a rematch against the Cardinal in the Pac-12 Championship game. Yet, here we are. A flawed team when it last faced Stanford, No. 11 ASU believes it made the necessary changes to win the second time around...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

ASU rewind: Sun Devils dominate, move on quickly

After Arizona State's win over Arizona on Saturday, the road to the Rose Bowl runs through Tempe. ASU dominated UA to keep the Territorial Cup in Tempe and, more importantly, secure home-field advantage for next week's Pac-12 championship game against Stanford, with the winner moving on to the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1. While the win was sweet, ASU moved on quickly. Coach Todd...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Stanford, Arizona State set for Pac-12 title game

The Pac-12 title game matchup has been set for a week. Now so is the location. And that could be a major factor in the outcome. No. 11 Arizona State (10-2, 8-1), whose only league loss came at seventh-ranked Stanford (10-2, 7-2) on Sept. 21, will host the defending champion Cardinal in the Pac-12 title game Saturday night with a spot in the Rose Bowl at stake. The Sun Devils sealed...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

ASU keeps Territorial Cup, gains much more with win

TEMPE, Ariz. -- As Arizona State defensive tackle Will Sutton did a lap around Frank Kush Field with the Territorial Cup trophy Saturday, it figuratively held inside it even greater spoils than the standard bragging rights. With a 58-21 win over in-state rival Arizona at Sun Devil Stadium on Saturday night, No. 12 ASU finished the regular season with its seventh straight win and...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

ASU running back Grice out for Pac-12 title game

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona State running back Marion Grice will not play in next week's Pac-12 championship game, ASU coach Todd Graham said Saturday. Following ASU's 58-21 win over Arizona, Graham said he does not expect to have Grice for the Sun Devils' rematch with Stanford but said the senior could be ready to play in a bowl game. "It's probably a three-week...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Sun Devils, Wildcats hyped for rivalry

When Arizona State coach Todd Graham first arrived in the desert before last season, he went around the state talking to former players, boosters, fans, alumni, current players and students to get a gauge for what was important to them. Wherever he went and whomever he talked to, the top priority was always the same: Beat Arizona. About 90 minutes down Interstate 10, Arizona coach...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Sun Devils, Wildcats renew heated Territorial Cup rivalry

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The chirping between Arizona State and Arizona has been relatively tame this week ahead of Saturday's Territorial Cup game at Sun Devil Stadium, with little more than a couple digs early in the week. But this rivalry doesn't need any vocal sparring for coaches, players, alumni and fans to know its considered the biggest game of the year for the teams, both...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Grice uncertain for Territorial Cup showdown

TEMPE, Ariz. -- After suffering a lower left leg injury in Arizona State's Pac-12 South clinching win over UCLA on Saturday, star running back Marion Grice has been categorized as day-to-day but remains in question for ASU's game against Arizona. "We're just going to evaluate it," ASU coach Todd Graham said Monday. "It's a day-to-day thing, and we...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Grice uncertain for Territorial Cup showdown

TEMPE, Ariz. -- After suffering a lower left leg injury in Arizona State's Pac-12 South clinching win over UCLA on Saturday, star running back Marion Grice has been categorized as day-to-day but remains in question for ASU's game against Arizona. "We're just going to evaluate it," ASU coach Todd Graham said Monday. "It's a day-to-day thing, and we...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona St holds off UCLA 38-33, wins Pac-12 South

Taylor Kelly passed for 225 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 99 yards and another score, and No. 19 Arizona State hung on in the fourth quarter to clinch its first Pac-12 South title with a 38-33 victory over No. 14 UCLA on Saturday night. Marion Grice had 95 yards rushing and 72 yards receiving for the surging Sun Devils (9-2, 7-1 Pac-12), who will face Stanford in the league...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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