Preview Week 12…Arizona State vs WSU: Devils look to make a mark on a season that’s quickly dissipating

The Arizona State Sun Devils (5-5, 3-4 Pac-12) are welcoming the Washington State Cougars (2-8, 0-7 Pac-12) to Sun Devil Stadium on Saturday afternoon, in a game that will close out the Devils’ season at home.  Next up on the schedule is the Territorial Cup down in Tucson, but that road leads through the Cougars […]

Preview Week 12…Notre Dame vs Wake Forest: Final Home Game for Irish Seniors

3:30 pm on NBC: Wake Forest (5-5, 3-5 ACC) at #3 Notre Dame (10-0) Notre Dame is a 24-point favorite Saturday is Senior Day and has been getting attention because it is Manti Te’o’s last game at Notre Dame stadium.  Te’o turned down a chance at the NFL to return to ND for his senior […]

Preview Week 11…ASU: Pac-12 South Showdown vs #19 USC

Pac-12 South Showdown: ASU faces off against USC in a battle of two destination West coast schools in a game that will bring hope to one of them. The Arizona State Sun Devils (5-4, 3-3 Pac-12) are traveling to Los Angeles to take on the #19 USC Trojans (6-3, 4-3 Pac-12) on Saturday.  Kickoff is […]

Preview Week 11…Arizona: Homecoming vs Colorado

Arizona Homecoming: Up and at em’ at the crack of dawn They say the best way to recover from embarrassment is to hold you head high and move on to the next task at hand.  For Arizona, this is the road we now face.  Arizona (5-4, 2-4 Pac-12) will take on Colorado (1-8, 1-5 Pac-12) […]

Preview Week 10… #22 Arizona: Road Trip to LA

Away games are bittersweet events. It is nice to be able to stay at home, eat food that isn’t overpriced, and (if you’re in the ZonaZoo) not have to stand the entire game. But there’s that little bit of sadness in knowing that the players can’t hear you cheer for them, knowing that you didn’t […]

Preview Week 10…#3 Notre Dame: Hoping to distinguish 2012 from 2002

Pitt (4-4) vs #3 Notre Dame 8-0): 3:30 pm EST on NBC.  This year’s matchup will mark the 68th meeting between Notre Dame and Pittsburgh, with the Irish holding a 46-20-1 series lead. 10 years ago almost to the day (11/2/2002), the 5th ranked Irish hosted Boston College, looking to build upon their 8-0 start.  […]

Preview Week 10… ASU: The Devils Head North to Corvallis

ASU (5-3, 3-2 Pac-12) takes on the #11 Oregon State Beavers (6-1, 4-1 Pac-12) on Saturday night in Reser Stadium in Corvallis, OR.  The game starts at 10:30 PM ET on ESPN2. Based on recent events on the East coast, it seems fitting to start off the ASU/OSU conversation by talking about the weather forecast […]

Preview Week 9: #8 Oklahoma an 11.5 point favorite vs #5 Notre Dame

#5 Notre Dame vs #8 Oklahoma at Memorial Stadium in Norman, Saturday at 8pm EST on ABC. Oklahoma may have lost a game and may be ranked lower than the Irish, but the odds-makers have them favored to win by 11.5 points. Coach Brian Kelly says:  “If you’re 7-0 and five in the country and […]

Preview Week 9: On to the next one…ASU’s Homecoming battle against UCLA

ASU (5-2, 3-1 Pac-12) faces off against UCLA (5-2, 2-2 Pac-12) on Saturday at 12 noon (3pm EST) in Tempe.  The game will be broadcast on FX. I’ve heard a lot of words describing last week’s game against Oregon: humiliating, painful, laughable. Clearly not a positive outlook. I’d imagine the Sun Devils had to do a […]

Arizona Week 8 Preview: Arizona Family Weekend (and a game agaisn the Huskies)

Arizona Family Weekend! (and there’s a football game too!) As many students are finishing up midterms and maybe a hell week or two, the time has come for University of Arizona’s Family Weekend! The Wildcat parents will descend on the campus to treat their son/daughter to some much needed, relaxing family time.  For those who […]