Arizona State Week 8 Preview: Hosting the #2 (AP) Oregon Ducks

ASU (5-1, 3-0 Pac-12) will take on #2 (#3 in BCS) Oregon (6-0, 3-0 Pac-12) at home in Sun Devil Stadium on Thursday night (9 p.m. ET, ESPN). Call it talk, call it hype, all of the energy that has been directed toward ASU’s season this year will come to a head on Thursday night, […]

Arizona Week 7 Recap: Devil in the Details…51-17 at Colorado

ASU 51-Colorado 17. The ASU Sun Devils (5-1, 3-0 Pac-12) beat the Colorado Buffaloes (1-5, 1-2 Pac-12) yesterday in front of a Colorado home crowd of 45,161 and a national audience on ESPN. The first half was not as one-sided as people initially suspected, although ASU demonstrated why they were the strong favorite in the […]

Arizona State Week 7 preview: Rocky Mountain Bye…

ASU (4-1) gears up for the Buffs (1-4) in a battle of two bye-rested teams. The Arizona State Sun Devils  are playing the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field in Boulder on Thursday night.  The game will be broadcast on ESPN, and kickoff is at 9 p.m. ET. The last thing the Devils did before their […]

ASU Week 5 Recap vs Cal: Best way to head into a bye week

The Sun Devils beat Cal on Saturday in Berkeley, 27-17. ASU was finally successful in its goal of beating Cal on the road, something that hasn’t been done in 15 years.  Not only did they manage the win on Cal’s home turf, they also did it in style against a Pac-12 opponent in their last […]

ASU Week 5 Preview: Arizona State at California

Arizona State (3-1) at California (3-1). Pac-12 play for the Devils continues on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, California.  The Devils will take on the California Golden Bears in a contest that could have national ranking implications for ASU. Famous last words.  When I said this two weeks ago it ended in a Sun […]

Arizona State Week 4 Recap: A much-needed victory vs the Utes

ASU defeated the Utah Utes, 37-7 on Saturday night in Sun Devil Stadium. ASU achieved a much-needed victory on Saturday night.  This victory was necessary for two reasons: to give the Devils the confidence they need to play their next two games away (9/29 at California and 10/11 at Colorado), and to ease the malcontent […]

Arizona State Week 4 Preview: Utah Utes

The Sun Devils (2-1) open Pac-12 conference play against the Utah Utes on Saturday at Frank Kush Field in Tempe: game time is 10 p.m. ET and it will be broadcast on the Pac-12 Network. While ASU’s loss to Missouri last week is only one strike on a season that’s three weeks young, Sun Devil […]

Arizona State Week 3 Recap: Loss in Missouri

ASU at Missouri.  The Sun Devils lose 24-20. There’s not too much to say after ASU’s frustrating loss to Missouri on Saturday.  What can be said, however, is all about adversity: how the Devils handled it, and what they can learn. Predictions that Mizzou was going to be the first team to give ASU a […]

ASU vs Mizzou Preview Week 2: The Team Nobody is Talking About

ASU has gained a considerable amount of attention in the metro Phoenix area, but turn on any national sports outlet [read:ESPN] and you will see nary a word about ‘that other AZ Pac-12 team’ (the one that didn’t topple Oklahoma State last week). The 2-0 Devils will ride that wave of Tempe attention to Missouri […]

ASU Week 2 Recap: 45-10…Are You Impressed Yet?

ASU beat the Fighting Illini 45-14. Are you impressed yet?  ASU is now 2-0, with each win coming by a significantly comfortable margin.  Although the argument can be made that our opponents weren’t in  prime fighting condition (specifically Illini starting QB Nathan Sheelhaase, who did not play in Saturday’s game), what people are seeing on […]