Arizona St Sun Devils Blog

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  1. GoGators

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    Arizona St Sun Devils Blog

    2009 Arizona State Sun Devils Football Preview

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    2008 Record: (5-7, 4-5)

    2008 Bowl: none

    Former Coach: Dennis Erickson (15-9 at Arizona, 163-75-1 overall)

    New Coach: Coach Kugelsack

    Returning Leaders

    Rushing: Dimitri Nance, RB, 410 yards
    Passing: Danny Sullivan, QB, 151 yards
    Receiving: Chris McGaha, WR, 501 yards
    Tackles: Mike Nixon, LB, 90
    Sacks: Dexter Davis, DE, 11.0
    Interceptions: Mike Nixon, LB, 5
    Other Key Returnees: C Thomas Altieri, CB Omar Bolden, CB Terell Carr, G Garth Gerhart, LB Travis Goethel, DT Lawrence Guy, OT Jon Hargis, OT Shawn Lauvao, WR Kerry Taylor, K/P Thomas Weber

    Key Losses: QB Rudy Carpenter, S Rodney Cox, G Paul Fanaika, WR Michael Jones, S Troy Nolan, TE Andrew Pettes, DT David Smith, DE Luis Vasquez, LB Morris Wooten

    Arizona State had arguably the most disappointing season of any college football team in 2008. The Sun Devils were the top contender to unseat USC from the top of the Pac-10 pecking order and instead Coach Dennis Erickson’s squad failed to even reach a bowl game and had a losing record in conference play.

    After such a dismal performance in `08, ASU hired new head coach Coach Kugelsack. Coach Kugelsack has brought a new offense with him to Tempe and looks to turn the program around in `09. The losses of senior QB Rudy Carpenter and SR WR Michael Jones will be tough to overcome. With new quarterback Danny Sullivan taking over under center the Sun Devils are sure to experience a few growing pains in `09. However, with returning sure handed WR Chris McGaha, hard nosed RB Dimitri Nance, and explosive WR Kyle Williams returning the Sun Devils should be able to light up the scoreboard and compete for a bowl game in `09.
     
  2. GoGators

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    Week 1 FCS vs ASU

    Team 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q Final
    FCS 0 0 0 0 0
    ASU 7 10 7 14 38[/SIZE]


    Sun Devils Display Revamped Look in Week 1 Win

    The ASU Sun Devils opened up their 09 campaign Saturday winning in dominant fashion over visiting FCS. The Sun Devil faithful got their first glimpse of the revamped Devils this year and they weren't disappointed.

    The Sun Devils utilized a much toned down offense compared to what we've seen the past few years. They relied heavily on the ground game, pounding away at the visitors for 38 points. They used long clock chewing drives to take the wind and heart out of the defense and were sure to finish off their drives by lighting up the scoreboard.

    ASU managed to rack up 437 yds in total offense with 244 yds coming on the ground from the combined rushing attack of D. Nance and S. DeWitty, who combined for 33 carries. This appears to be the deserts own version of Thunder and Lightning.

    This was a great win for the Sun Devils and starts the season off on the right foot after a disappointing `08 campaign.

    Players of the Game:
    Game Ball D. Sullivan, 17/23 193 yds 3 TDs
    D. Nance 19 car 158 yds TD
    T. Goethel 7 Tackles

    And here's a good ole fashion Dimitri Nance beat down highlight:
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  3. GoGators

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    Week 3 U of M vs ASU

    Team 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q Final
    U of M 0 10 0 3 13
    ASU 7 10 3 10 30[/SIZE]


    Sun Devils Make It Two In A Row
    As visiting Michigan couldn't stand the desert heat​

    ASU improved its record to 2-0 this week as they defeated the visiting wolverines.

    ASU came out fired up to take on such a highly prestigious program and got on the board first after forcing Michigan to punt on their opening possession.

    HB D. Nance scored from 5 yards at the end of the first and ignited the sea of maroon and gold in doing so. The momentum from the home field advantage proved to be too much for Michigan to overcome in this one.

    ASU utilized a rugged ground game on offense led by Sr playmaker HB D. Nance. And defensively, ASU applied relentless pressure on U of M's dual headed QBs, Forcier and Robinson, and were ball hawks every where on the field forcing three turnovers.

    Here's the highlights from the game:

    1 of Davis' five sacks on the day
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    T. Carr pick six right before halftime
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    Forcier leads U of M on TD drive to begin comeback
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    Beginning of the 4th quarter, score 10-20 ASU, Nance closes the door on U of M's comeback!!!
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    Players of the Game:
    Game Ball HB D. Nance 25 car 79 yds 2 TDs, 3 rec 57 yds
    DE D. Davis 5 Tackles, 5 TFL, 5 Sacks
    CB T. Carr Tackle, INT, TD

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
    U of M
    ASU​
    First Downs
    14​
    12​
    Total Offense
    234​
    225​
    Rushes-Yards-TD
    19-(-18)-0​
    28-69-2​
    Comp-Att-TD
    15-26-1​
    10-15-0​
    Passing Yards
    252​
    156​
    Turnovers
    3​
    2​
    Penalties-Yards
    2-24​
    0-0​
    T.O.P.
    12:05​
    16:28​
     
  4. Big Suge Knight

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    Nice write and good game. Constant pressure on my QBs.
     
  5. GoGators

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    Week 4 ASU @ Georgia

    Team 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q Final
    ASU 7 21 7 10 45
    UGA 3 7 0 7 17[/SIZE]


    Sweet Revenge!!!
    After getting embarrassed on their home field last year by UGA, ASU goes on the road and returns the favor.​

    ASU, now 3-0, humiliated #6 ranked UGA in front of their home fans this weekend. After being humiliated last year in Tempe, ASU came into this game anxious to settle the score. And boy did they!

    ASU demoralized the bulldawgs. They ran around them, over them, and through them en route to putting 45 points on the scoreboard.

    Coach Kugelsack had this to say, "We executed very well today. We were able to control the ball and the clock and that makes it tough for the other team to score when their offense is on the sidelines. Our defense played amazing today. They were stifling! 2 defensive TDs, can't ask for much more than that."

    Here's some of the highlights:

    OLB M. Nixon with a jarring hit on UGA HB Logan that results in a scoop and score. ASU 7 UGA 3
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    T. Carr pick six right before halftime for the second week in a row!
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    UGA HB Logan responds with 6 from 21 yds out before halftime.
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    Danny Sullivan connects with WR K. Taylor for a 26 yd score ASU 28 UGA 10 at the half.
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    HB D. Nance shows he can make catches too!
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    Players of the Game:
    Game Ball HB D. Nance 26 car 137 yds TD, rec 9 yds TD
    QB D. Sullivan 11-16 177 yds 2 TDs, 3 car 23 yds
    ROLB M. Nixon 3 Tackles, 2 TFL, FF, FMBREC, TD
    CB T. Carr 2 Tackles, INT, TD

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
    ASU
    UGA​
    First Downs
    20​
    9​
    Total Offense
    379​
    214​
    Rushes-Yards-TD
    41-202-2​
    18-33-1​
    Comp-Att-TD
    11-17-2​
    10-16-0​
    Passing Yards
    177​
    181​
    Turnovers
    1​
    2​
    Penalties-Yards
    1-10​
    1-5​
    T.O.P.
    23:16​
    6:54​
     
  6. jmillhimes

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    damn dude...How many Defensive TD's do you have this year?
     
  7. GoGators

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    I think that's 3 in 3 games. Not too shabby. I didn't realize it going into the season, but my defense is probably the strength of my team this year. Hopefully they keep up their stingy play.
     
  8. Shaun Mason

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    My corner back Amos had 7 picks in 2 games...none by me.=(

    Hopefully he won't be superman all year.
     
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    Team 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q Final
    OSU 7 10 0 6 23
    ASU 6 11 3 7 27[/SIZE]


    ASU 5-0!!!
    The Sun Devils squeaked out a close one Saturday at home against the Beavers of Oregon State in a battle of unbeatens.

    Both teams came into this game undefeated and both teams wanted to remain that way as evident by their play on the field Saturday. This game went back and forth with both defenses playing stifling D and the offenses doing anything and everything to move the chains.

    Here's the highlights:

    In the 1st qtr, OSU HB R. McCants makes an amazing 12 yd run to give the Beavers the lead 7-0.
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    ASU would answer on their ensuing possession driving the length of the field setting up a 39 yd Weber FG. 7-3 OSU.

    On OSU's next possession, QB L. Moevao was intercepted by CB O. Bolden. ASU then went three and out and Weber hit a 51 yd FG. 7-6 OSU.
    [​IMG]

    Later in the 2nd qtr, D. Sullivan gets pick 6'd by T. Clark. 14-6 OSU.
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    ASU would answer again going on a 78 yd drive capped off by HB D. Nance's 2 yd TD run. ASU would then convert the 2 pt conversion to knot it up at 14 a piece.

    OSU & ASU would both add a FG before half.

    In the 2nd half, ASU's Weber would hit another 51 yd FG to finally put ASU ahead 20-17. However, OSU would answer late in the 4th when D. Sullivan was pick 6'd again, this time by P. Henderson. OSU would miss the extra point. OSU 23 ASU 20.
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    ASU got the ball back with 2 minutes left to play and after a video replay overruled a D. Sullivan fumble, he connected with D. Nance for 51 yds putting ASU into scoring position. A couple plays later, D. Nance takes a pitch left into the endzone from 5 yds out to put ASU ahead for good, 27-23.
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    After the game Coach Kugelsack had this to say, "That was a battle out there today. We didn't play as well as I would have liked, we made a lot of dumb mistakes. Our offensive line didn't pass protect worth a darn! But I have to give credit to those kids. They stuck together and never gave up and we were able to pull this one out at the end today. I'm really proud of them."

    Players of the Game:
    Game Ball HB D. Nance 23 car 96 yds 2 TDs, rec 51 yds
    FS C. Floyd 10 Tackles
    SS R. McFoy 7 Tackles, INT
    K T. Weber 4/4 FGs (52, 51, 51, 48)

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
    OSU
    ASU​
    First Downs
    10​
    16​
    Total Offense
    243​
    286​
    Rushes-Yards-TD
    19-42-1​
    39-101-2​
    Comp-Att-TD
    15-25-0​
    11-21-0​
    Passing Yards
    201​
    185​
    Turnovers
    2​
    3​
    Penalties-Yards
    1-10​
    2-20​
    T.O.P.
    8:41​
    19:58​
     
  10. GoGators

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  11. Shaun Mason

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    Nice game...the CPU give you fits?
     
  12. GoGators

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    yeah, the cpu was a bi#$h!!! haha. They sacked me 5 times, plus they brought their safeties up to the LOS so it was tough to run. It was really weird. I greatly appreciate the increased difficulty but my guys didn't block for crap. Neither team had a pancake. Plus, their D line would get to my QB before my WRs even got off the LOS. This was my first game with these sliders and either OSU was really good, or these sliders are tough.
     
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    These aren't the new sliders.:) They take effect next week, I think.
     
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    Team 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q Final
    ASU 0 7 0 10 17
    WSU 3 7 3 0 13[/SIZE]


    ASU Makes Winning Look Ugly

    ASU pulled out another squeaker again this week as they went on the road to defeat the Washington State Cougars 17-13.

    ASU trailed the all the way until early in the 4th quarter when HB Dimitri Nance punched one in from the goal line to take a 14-13 lead.

    This game was hard fought the entire way. Both defenses played extremely well. ASU would often find itself inside FG range only to have their kicker miss twice. Also, ASU was plagued by horrible offensive line play as Danny Sullivan was sacked 6 times. If that wasn't bad enough, ASU was also hampered by slippery dickbeaters, recording 9 dropped passes on the day.

    WSU's ROLB Andy Mattingly recorded 5 sacks on the day falling one short of the NCAA record. Also of note, ASU recorded zero pancake blocks on the day while allowing six sacks and rushing the ball 36 times. While WSU recorded 8 pancakes on 29 carries.

    Thankfully for ASU, Sr WR Chris McGaha was there to bail them out making a couple great grabs in the second half to move the chains and get ASU the win.

    Coach Kugelsack: "This game was absolutely ugly. I've never been so frustrated in my life. Numerous times today I almost threw my headset (controller) up into the stands (wall) and walked out of the stadium. Nobody wearing maroon and gold could block or catch. An absolutely disgusting display of football IMO. WSU would crowd the line and blitz so we couldn't run and if we passed, the WRs couldn't catch, look at all those drops. That's a seasons worth! Then, when WSU wouldn't blitz, their D line would run right past our max protection sets and have a team meeting at Danny Sullivan before our WRs could even get off the press coverage. Even motioning guys didn't help. Absolutely ridiculous!"

    Here's what I mean.
    On this one (it's the best angle I could get), note my WRs still jammed at LOS and the 4 man lunch meeting WSU's D line has at my QB by the time my WRs break free. Plus, I had 6 in to block!
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    Note the drop on this one by my SR WR. I would have more of these but appearently, it doesn't save dropped pass highlights. If I threw a screen pass, it was dropped. I tried throwing to everyone. All drops. Ridiculous.
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    Players of the Game:
    Game Ball WR C. McGaha 5 rec 146 yds TD
    HB D. Nance 22 car 98 yds TD, rec 14 yds
    LE J. Brooks 8 Tackles, 4 TFL, Sack
    CB P. Singfield 6 Tackles, INT

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
    ASU
    OSU​
    First Downs
    11​
    11​
    Total Offense
    304​
    231​
    Rushes-Yards-TD
    36-62-1​
    29-50-1​
    Comp-Att-TD
    13-30-1​
    16-24-0​
    Passing Yards
    242​
    181​
    Turnovers
    1​
    2​
    T.O.P.
    17:28​
    10:52​
     
  15. GoGators

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    2009 UW at ASU

    Team 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q Final
    UW 7 21 3 0 31
    ASU 14 14 7 10 45[/SIZE]


    Sun Devils Stand Atop Pac-10
    ASU defeats visiting Huskies in battle of pac-10 leaders​

    Tempe, AZ - Saturday night was an amazing spectacle for anyone lucky enough to be at the Sun Devils home game against UW for the Pac-10 lead. This game had everyone on the edge of their seats from kickoff.

    Visiting Jake Locker and company came in hungry to continue their resurgence to the top of the Pac-10 conference. However, ASU was equally as hungry and up to the challenge.

    Both teams came out guns blazing in the first half in what looked like a classical whoever had the ball last was going to win battle. Both teams destroyed the oppositions defense drive after drive on their way to a combined 56 first half points. "I didn't think our defense was ever going to be able to stop UW and Jake Locker with the way we played in the first half. It didn't even seem like we were on the field." said ASU Coach Kugelsack.

    UW thought they had capped off the first half scoring when ASU's Danny Sullivan took the field and connected on 3/4 plays to lead a 33 second scoring drive to knot the game up at 28 a piece at halftime.

    UW almost responded on a last second play before the half when Jake Locker got loose for a 54 yd run that almost resulted in a TD but was tackled just short of the goal line.
    [​IMG]
    "We thought we had one there. That one before halftime would have really changed the momentum and complexion of this game" said UW Coach Sweetness.

    At halftime, ASU made plenty of adjustments and was able to rattle UW QB Jake Locker forcing him into 3 second half INTs. This allowed ASU to get on top for the win.

    Coach Kugelsack: "This was a huge win for us today. Coach Sweetness brought an extremely well prepared squad with him today and he had his team playing like All Americans. Thankfully, our defense responded when we needed them in the second half and we were able to put this game away. Boy I sure hope that Locker kid decides to go play pro baseball after this season so we don't have to gameplan for him again next year!"

    Here's the highlights:

    J. Locker avoid rush and connects with K. Middleton for 14 yd TD in the 1st
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    ASU responds when D. Sullivan connects with C. McGaha for 74 yd TD
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    C. McGaha 24 yd TD reception
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    D. Sullivan to K. Williams for 19 yd TD
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    The Nail in the Coffin
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    Players of the Game:
    Game Ball WR C. McGaha 5 rec 134 yds 3 TDs
    QB D. Sullivan 320.3 Rating, 14/17 309 yds 5 TDs
    MLB T. Goethel 6 Tackles, INT, TD

    UW
    QB J. Locker 17/24 286 yds 2 TDs, 8 car 78 yds
    ROLB M. Foster 10 Tackles, 3 TFL, Sack

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
    UW
    ASU​
    First Downs
    18​
    13​
    Total Offense
    507​
    379​
    Rushes-Yards-TD
    29-221-2​
    29-70-0​
    Comp-Att-TD
    17-24-2​
    14-17-5​
    Passing Yards
    286​
    309​
    Turnovers
    4​
    1​
    T.O.P.
    13:10​
    14:56​
     
  16. Sweetness

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    Yes, a fantastic game. I was jumping up and down on the run saying "RUN! RUN! FUCK YEAH!!!!" Then he gets tackled on the 3 :(.


    I will see you next year (Hopefully, A team from the Big 10 has oppened offers with Coach Sweet though).


    EDIT: Can not see videos, says private.
     
  17. GoGators

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    Videos from UW game have been updated. They should play now.
     
  18. GoGators

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    2009 ASU vs Stanford

    Team 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q Final
    ASU 7 14 0 14 35
    Stan 0 6 3 7 16[/SIZE]


    A-S-U!!!

    It's a good thing Stanford is a strong academic school because their football program is lacking. This was evident as ASU chopped down the red woods in front of the packed Stanford Stadium.

    ASU dominated from the get go. No matter what the Cardinals did, ASU had an answer. When they blitzed, ASU hit short routes. When they played zone, ASU ran the ball smash mouth style. After the game Stanford defensive coordinator stated "that's a tough offense to defend. They are extremely balanced, they don't let one guy standout, they spread it around and it's tough to key on all eleven guys at a time."

    #4 ASU has now improved on it's unblemished season and is looking forward to big Pac-10 showdowns with the Ducks and the hated Trojans. "Things are getting interesting!" Coach Kugelsack stated in his post game interview.

    Players of the Game:
    Game Ball WR K. Taylor 3 rec 79 yds 2 TDs, 1 car 14 yds TD
    FS C. Floyd 12 Tackles, TFL, INT

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
    ASU
    Stan​
    First Downs
    18​
    18​
    Total Offense
    329​
    324​
    Rushes-Yards-TD
    36-97-3​
    23-60-0​
    Comp-Att-TD
    14-22-2​
    24-37-1​
    Passing Yards
    232​
    264​
    Turnovers
    2​
    3​
    T.O.P.
    17:11​
    10:59​
     
  19. GoGators

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    2009 Cal vs ASU

    Team 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q Final
    Cal 0 0 7 13 20
    ASU 3 10 9 0 22[/SIZE]


    Sun Devils Come Away Victorious at Hefty Price
    ASU continued their undefeated season Saturday against Cal however key injuries may hurt season.​

    ASU led the entire way Saturday against Cal. Then, after being shutout in the first half, the Cal Bears came to life in the 2nd half.

    Coach Kugelsack "I think our guys were a little over confident at halftime. They started thinking shutout and that hurt their focus in the 2nd half."

    The same happened to ASU in the 1st quarter. After 2 INTs on defense ASU was only able to put 3 points on the scoreboard.

    QB Danny Sullivan "We just couldn't get it going. Cal has a really strong defense and that showed today. Thankfully we got somethings figured out later in the game and scored enough for the W."

    The big story of the game is ASU lost both star senior playmakers in HB Dimitri Nance and WR Chris McGaha. Both went down in the game and are likely to miss the next 4 weeks. These injuries will make it much tougher to play Oregon and USC now. We'll have to see which underclassmen will step up for these guys.

    Players of the Game:
    Game BallCB O. Bolden 4 Tackles, 2 INTs
    DE J. Brooks 5 Tackles, 3 TFL, 3 Sacks

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
    Cal
    ASU​
    First Downs
    14​
    16​
    Total Offense
    354​
    298​
    Rushes-Yards-TD
    27-103-1​
    30-91-1​
    Comp-Att-TD
    19-31-2​
    19-29-1​
    Passing Yards
    251​
    207​
    Turnovers
    2​
    1​
    T.O.P.
    10:10​
    19:00​
     
  20. GoGators

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    2009 USC vs ASU

    Team 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q Final
    USC 7 14 7 0 28
    ASU 7 7 7 10 31[/SIZE]


    A New Name Atop the Pac 10
    ASU knocked off Pac 10 powerhouse USC at Sun Devil Stadium Saturday.​

    This game had colorful commentator Lee Corso on the edge of his seat the whole game. ASU fell behind early 21-7 when on 4th and 10 from midfield, A. Corp connected with WR D. Williams for a 50 yd TD. "I couldn't believe they were going for it. 4th and 10??? We sent in our quarter defense package and tried to make them catch it in front of us but somehow D. Williams got behind us and made us pay" said Coach Kugelsack after the game.

    ASU trailed the entire way until their defense finally turned up the heat in the 4th quarter shutting down the potent USC offense. With the game tied at 28, ASU's D stood strong and forced a three and out deep in ASU territory.

    ASU took possession at midfield and pounded away on the ground until they were stopped on 3rd and 2 and were forced to kick a field goal. Thankfully for the Devils, T. Weber put it right down main street and ASU walked away with the win.

    "USC played really tough. I thought for sure we were going to get beat the way they were able to move the ball on us. A. Corp sliced and diced us finding wide open receivers all over the field. Then Joel McKnight was nearly uncontainable. His injury in the 2nd half may have proven to be the difference for us today. And their defense had Danny Sullivan laying on his back more than he was upright today, 6 sacks. Unbelievable." -Coach Kugelsack

    Players of the Game:
    Game BallShaun DeWitty 27 car 105 yds 2 TDs
    DE Dexter Davis 6 Tackles, 4 TFL, 3 Sacks, INT

    USC
    J. McKnight 11 car 88 yds TD
    A. Corp 13/24 255 yds 3 TDs

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
    USC
    ASU​
    First Downs
    13​
    17​
    Total Offense
    339​
    335​
    Rushes-Yards-TD
    24-84-1​
    34-49-2​
    Comp-Att-TD
    13-25-3​
    20-30-2​
    Passing Yards
    255​
    286​
    Turnovers
    1​
    2​
    T.O.P.
    9:25​
    18:44​
     
  21. jmillhimes

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    Nice win against USC. Looks like they did a good job at shutting down your running attack
     
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    2009 ASU vs Oregon

    Team 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q Final
    ASU 14 6 7 0 27
    ORE 14 0 0 7 21[/SIZE]


    ASU Clips Ducks
    ASU squeaks by in an instant classic at Autzen Stadium​

    ASU won this one by the skin on their teeth in what will be the instant classic of the year. ASU came out and got two defensive touchdowns in the first quarter when QB Jeremiah Masoli's option pitches were picked off and taken to the house.

    Oregon responded quickly though knotting it up 14 a piece after one.

    The game came down to the 4th quarter. With ASU up 6 and 2 minutes remaining they were stopped on 3rd and 8 at mid field. Their punt on 4th down pinned Oregon inside their own 10 yd line.

    Masoli and the Ducks took the field and proceeded on a 90 yd drive effectively moving the ball and saving clock. This setup a 1st and goal for the Ducks from the 4 yd line with 20 seconds remaining.

    "I thought we were screwed. They moved the ball so easily down the field I thought for sure Masoli was going to come up with one more play to crush our national championship hopes." Coach Kugelsack said after the game.

    After three strong defensive stops and incomplete passes, it setup a 4th and goal from the 4 yd line with 3 seconds left on the clock. Masoli dropped back, couldn't find anyone open and checked down to his slot WR D. Jackson in the flats. He made the catch and was met abruptly by a swarming set of Sun Devils to ride him out of bounds at the 2 yd line.

    Game over Sun Devils Win!!!!

    Players of the Game:
    Game BallShaun DeWitty 22 car 103 yds
    DE Dexter Davis 6 Tackles, 3 TFL, FF, FR, TD
    SS Ryan McFoy 10 Tackles, FF, FR, TD

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
    ASU
    ORE​
    First Downs
    16​
    17​
    Total Offense
    276​
    313​
    Rushes-Yards-TD
    36-103-0​
    26-86-0​
    Comp-Att-TD
    12-18-1​
    24-34-2​
    Passing Yards
    173​
    227​
    Turnovers
    2​
    3​
    T.O.P.
    16:08​
    11:52​
     
  23. GoGators

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    2009 ASU vs UCLA

    On a cold and rainy day, ASU came out and knocked off unranked UCLA. UCLA kept it close thanks to 2 kickoff returns for touchdowns.

    "We'll definitely be spending more time focusing on kickoff coverage this week in practice." -Coach Kugelsack
     
  24. GoGators

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    Week 13 U of A vs ASU

    Team 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q Final
    UA 7 13 0 14 34
    ASU 0 21 10 17 48[/SIZE]


    ASU is BCS Bound!
    ASU knocks off in state rival Arizona to send themselves to the BCS National Championship game.​

    ASU completes their undefeated regular season by kicking some wildcat arse.

    SR playmaking HB Dimitri Nance returned from his 4 week injury and Arizona was set on not allowing him to be productive early. The wildcats flat out dominated ASU's offensive line for 3 quarters. Thankfully, QB Danny Sullivan and the WR corps showed up to play today.

    Danny took the game over operating nearly exclusively from the shotgun tallying up 435 yds through the air with 4 TDs. Wideouts Kyle Williams and Kerry Taylor were the main recepients of the big day both catching 6 ball for 260 yds and 2 TDs combined.

    D. Nance got the ground game going in the fourth quarter and the Sun Devils were able to put away a close game as the Wildcats put up a great fight.

    Players of the Game:
    Game BallQB Danny Sullivan 27/42 435 yds 4 TDs,
    WR K. Williams 6 rec 137 yds 2 TDs

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
    UA
    ASU​
    First Downs
    14​
    21​
    Total Offense
    392​
    488​
    Rushes-Yards-TD
    19-68-1​
    31-53-2​
    Comp-Att-TD
    20-28-4​
    27-42-4​
    Passing Yards
    324​
    435​
    Turnovers
    2​
    1​
    T.O.P.
    9:01​
    19:30​
     
  25. GoGators

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    ASU WINS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP!!!!

    ASU finishes 2009 14-0 with a 21 - 14 over defending national champs the Florida Gators. The ASU defense played a large part in this one intercepting Heisman QB Tim Tebow 4 times on their way to securing the win. The player of the game was SR WR Kyle Williams who hauled in 6 receptions for 150+ yds and 2 TDs.

    It's been a great season and it's unbelievable how this one ended.
     

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