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  • ASU Fans: Please stop with the Danny White talk!

    The Arizona State football coaching search is in its infancy, and there have been dozens of names offered by thousands of people. Fans and media alike have offered up names that range from the out-of-reach (Jim Tressel, Chris Petersen), to the realistic (Kevin Sumlin, Mike Bellotti, Larry Fedora), to the obscure (Gary Andersen, Dave Christensen). […]
  • Could Brewster be joining Rich Rod’s staff?

    Rich Rodriguez was named the head coach of the Arizona Wildcats last week, and immediately there was speculation on what the rest of his staff would look like. While there is still a lot of football to be played in the 2011 season limiting many possibilities for Rodriguez, one interesting name is surfacing. It’s the […]
  • Arizona State coaching job among the best available

    Arizona State isn’t the only school looking for a new football coach right now, but the opening in Tempe is one of the most attractive in the country. That’s the opinion of ESPN’s Brock Huard, who ranked ASU as the second-best job opening at the moment, behind North Carolina but ahead of Illinois, UCLA and […]
  • Freshmen lead Wildcats in Las Cruces

    If you blinked, you would have missed the Wildcats turn a two-point deficit into a 10-point lead in mere moments led by freshmen Nick Johnson and Josiah Turner. The ‘Cats went on to beat New Mexico State 83-76 in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Johnson had his best game yet with 19 points and 2 assists. […]
  • Beanie Wells thinks Tressel would be great for ASU

    PHOENIX – Many names have already been thrown out as potential head coach candidates for the ASU job, but Cardinals running back Beanie Wells believes his former coach Jim Tressel would be a good fit in Tempe. “If I was ASU, I would jump on him immediately. He’s a good football coach and would work […]
  • Darnell Dockett empathizes with Ndamukong Suh

    Darnell Dockett is a defensive lineman in his eighth NFL season, and to say the Pro Bowler knows a thing or two about what goes on in the trenches would be an understatement. So it should come as no surprise that the vocal captain had a thought on what transpired in Detroit on Thanksgiving, when […]
  • Rich Rodriguez nearly went to Tulane, wants Michigan on schedule

    Rich Rodriguez has been the head coach of the Arizona Wildcats for a week now, though he was close to taking the same job with Tulane. In a speech given to Tulane boosters, John Curtis Christian School head coach J.T. Curtis said Rodriguez told him the decision to take the job in Tucson was tougher […]
  • Bauer, Bradley top D-backs’ prospect list

    Baseball America put out it’s list of the top ten prospects for each MLB franchise, and there’s a decidedly new look atop that list for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Trevor Bauer and Archie Bradley, who were both selected in the 2011 MLB First Year Player Draft last June, are listed as the top two prospects in […]
  • Peterson wins special teams award–again

    For the second time this season, Arizona Cardinals’ rookie Patrick Peterson has won the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week Award. Peterson returned a punt 80 yards for a touchdown in the Cardinals’ 23-20 win over the St. Louis Rams last Sunday. It was his fourth punt return for a touchdown this season, which […]
  • The search is on for ASU’s next head coach

    Arizona State has officially only been looking for a new head football coach since Monday, but it’d be naïve to think the search is only 24 hours old. Plenty of names will be brought up between now and the day a hire is made, but be clear about one thing: It is Vice President of […]
  • Dennis Erickson was never close to a contract extension

    Lisa Love didn’t want to fire Dennis Erickson, but she also had no plans to give him a contract extension. At least, not before the end of the season. “I understood the logic and I understood the excitement and the fervor, especially when you consider the momentum it creates for recruiting,” the Vice President of […]
  • Daryn Colledge proves his worth against Rams

    Sure, Beanie Wells deserves credit for setting a franchise record with 228 yards rushing Sunday in St. Louis, but according to ProFootballFocus.com, he had some help along the way. Specifically from left guard Daryn Colledge. Colledge, who left the Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers to sign with the Cardinals before the season, has had […]
  • Few remain from 2007 NCAA coaching hires

    Just five years ago, Dennis Erickson was hired as the new head football coach at Arizona State University amid much fanfare and praise. And 1,813 days later, the tenure came to an end after a disappointing and incredulous four-game losing streak that derailed a once-promising season. During Erickson’s tenure in Tempe, there was no delivery […]
  • Patrick Peterson: Great returner, struggling corner

    Patrick Peterson has made a name for himself as a punt returner, as he’s taken four kicks back for touchdowns in just 11 games as a pro. However, he was drafted fifth overall because of his cover skills, and the fact that he has yet to really show them can be a little concerning. According […]
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  • Mora Jr. interested in ASU job

    Go ahead and add another name to the already long list of possibilities to replace Dennis Erickson as the head coach of the Arizona State Sun Devils. Longtime NFL coach Jim Mora Jr. has interest in the position. Mora joined Kevin Calabro and Jim Moore on Arizona Sports 620’s sister station in Seattle, ESPN 710, […]
  • Calais Campbell making strides for Cardinals

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith (11) is tackled by Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell (93) and inside linebacker Stewart Bradley (52) in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in San Francisco, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
  • Lisa Love says ASU is ‘primed’ to take the next step

    The Arizona State Sun Devils have lost four in a row, finishing the regular season with a 6-6 record. They’ve reached double-digit wins just once since 1996, and is now beginning a search for a new head football coach. Despite all that, Vice President of Athletics Lisa Love says the school is in a great […]
  • No timeline on hiring Erickson’s replacement

    Arizona State Vice President for University Athletics Lisa Love spoke about the new football coaching search that began when ASU fired head coach Dennis Erickson Monday. “We’re not starting from the beginning or ground zero,” Love said. “But that is just a point of being in the job and always having a prepared group of […]
  • Gerhart, Miles, Floyd garner All-Pac-12 honors

    The All-Pac-12 Conference football team for 2011 was announced on Monday and three members of the Arizona State Sun Devils were given Second Team honors. Senior center Garth Gerhart, senior safety Clint Floyd and junior return specialist Jamal Miles all landed on the Pac-12 Second Team. Gerhart started all 12 games for the Sun Devils […]

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