ARIZONA STATE FOOTBALL

Wildcats take Territorial Cup back to Tucson

Nov 20, 2011, 6:21 AM | Updated: 8:04 am

TEMPE, AZ — The Arizona Wildcats, in the midst of a deeply disappointing
season, found
enough juice in the fourth quarter to rally and beat their arch-rival Arizona
State 31-27 at Sun Devil Stadium on Saturday night.

Bryson Beirne, Arizona’s backup quarterback, came in for an injured Nick
Foles late in the fourth quarter and hit Juron Criner on a 23-yard
touchdown
pass with 5:18 to go to give Arizona their winning margin.

ASU got the ball back, but a drive stalled deep in Arizona territory when
Brock
Osweiler’s pass was intercepted by linebacker Jourdan Grandon.

The Sun Devils would have another opportunity, but on 2nd and 10 from
the
Arizona 15-yard line, Osweiler’s fourth down pass intended for Mike Willie
was knocked away as time expired.

Arizona State Football

Kevin Durant walking off court...

Dan Bickley

Is this year the worst in Arizona sports history?

After the Coyotes left, the Suns were swept, ASU hit rock bottom and the D-backs' bad luck, is this year the worst in Arizona sports history?

8 hours ago

New Arizona Wildcats head coach Brent Brennan speaks during a press conference at Arizona Stadium o...

Damon Allred

Local DB Dajon Hinton flips to Arizona after initial commitment to ASU

Valley defensive back Dajon Hinton flipped his commitment from ASU to Arizona football on Sunday, he announced on Instagram.

1 day ago

ASU Head Coach Kenny Dillingham, Fresno State at Arizona State September 18, 2023. (Jeremy Schnell/...

Damon Allred

ASU football adds 2025 running back Demarius Robinson

Arizona State football picked up a 2025 commitment from Demarius Robinson, a three-star running back from Oklahoma, on Wednesday.

5 days ago

Brandon Aiyuk...

Kevin Zimmerman

49ers’ Brandon Aiyuk fuels contract dispute talk with former ASU teammate Jayden Daniels

San Francisco 49ers receiver Brandon Aiyuk posted a conversation with former Arizona State teammate Jayden Daniels to TikTok Monday.

8 days ago

Arizona State football head coach Kenny Dillingham...

Damon Allred

Local 2025 WR Uriah Neloms commits to Arizona State football

San Tan Charter wide receiver Uriah Neloms announced his commitment to Arizona State football's 2025 class on Sunday.

9 days ago

ESPN has Arizona's quarterback situation as of the best tiers in college football while Arizona Sta...

Bailey Leasure

ESPN: Arizona has one of the best quarterback situations in 2024

ESPN has Arizona football's quarterback situation in one of the top tiers in college football. Arizona State's ranks much lower.

10 days ago

Wildcats take Territorial Cup back to Tucson