Sun Devils and Bruins Collide in Pasadena: 4 Players & Positions Matter MostOct 02, 2015 - 12:56 pm -
Another week of ASU football has left fans wondering if and when they would perform at the level most people expected prior to the season.
USC took advantage of ASU miscues in all phases of the game and after leading 35-0 at half-time lead, the Trojans left Tempe with a 42-14 win, ASU's second defeat of the season.
The Sun Devils and Bruins kick-off at 4:30 pm in Pasadena
UNIFORMITY Installment 5: Sun Devils Bring the Hammer to PasadenaOct 01, 2015 - 11:16 am - A Week in Review
The Maroon Monsoon game against USC last Saturday had the team displaying their all maroon uniform combination, and they looked great. That’s all we’re here to talk about. The team was aesthetically pleasing on the field and that’s the only thing I want to remember from that game.
(Photo- Mike Howell, DieHardDevil.com)
It was the first time we hav***
The Devils Best Interest Week 4: Optimal Results from Six Pac-12 Match-UpsSep 25, 2015 - 02:32 pm - Greetings Devils! I received my fair share of backlash last week for encouraging people not to pull for Stanford against USC.
Yes, it was nice to see the Cardinal expose some of the Trojans' weaknesses in their win. However, I was hoping that SC would handle its business which would have had ASU playing an undefeated 5th ranked Trojan team on Saturday. That's a victory that shoots the Maroon ***
UNIFORMITY Installment 4: Sun Devils Storming Into the Maroon MonsoonSep 25, 2015 - 09:11 am - A Week in Review
The Sun Devils conquered New Mexico and as that game ended, so did the Whiteout marketing effort. I explained why I didn’t like it going into it last week, but was quietly hoping I was proven wrong.
Unfortunately, the execution of the Whiteout did not sway me into becoming a fan. The uniform really did look like a blank canvas. I deeply disliked seeing the opponents’ colo***
Clash in Conference Opener: Four Players Will Matter Most in ASU vs USC OutcomeSep 24, 2015 - 11:07 am - #BreakUSC
Going into week four of the season, Sun Devil Nation is still not sure what to make of the 2015 version of ASU football. A 38-17 loss to Texas A&M and two subsequent sub-par outings present fans with some unnerving question marks. However, in this weekend's clash of ASU vs USC, I see four players that will matter most in the outcome of ASU's conference opener.
The Sun Devil ***
Hard-to-Find Footage Found! First Game between ASU and USC, 1978Sep 23, 2015 - 04:03 pm - What a gem! A YouTube user by the name of "mgmlvks1627" has uploaded never-before-seen footage of the very first football game between ASU vs USC on October 14, 1978 in Tempe.
This was the first home game at ASU after joining the PAC-10. Against al expectations they crushed USC (rated #2) 20-7.
This is one reel of a four reel set (ASU Offense/ASU defense by half) 16mm film. My copy***
Who Are You, Mike Bercovici and Sun Devil Football?Sep 20, 2015 - 06:00 pm -
Has the 2015 Sun Devil Football season started yet? It's hard to say.
After three games, we still do not know the identity of the Sun Devils. On top of that, we are surprisingly unclear about what ASU has in team leader, 5th-year senior quarterback Mike Bercovici.
Since the end of 2014, fans have relished in the fact that Mike Bercovoci would lead the 2015 team to greatness. However, "B***
ASU Football: Four Positions to Watch in Friday Night Match-up With New MexicoSep 18, 2015 - 10:39 am -
A second underwhelming performance by the Sun Devils in as many games brings us to Friday night's match-up with the New Mexico Lobos. I'm going to key on four ASU players or positions that I believe will have the biggest impact on the Devils' performance and the eventual outcome of this game.
With Kalen Ballage out for a third straight week with mononucle***
UNIFORMITY Installment 3: ASU Football and the Polarizing WhiteoutSep 17, 2015 - 01:28 pm - Sun Devil Maroon & Gold
A Week in Review
Week 2 finally brought football to Sun Devil Stadium for the first time in 2015. The tradition of wearing the classic Gold Helmet/Maroon Jersey/Gold Pant during the home opener continued, and it looked great. It was the first of the standard Adidas uniforms to hit the field following Week 1’s Desert Ice alternate in Houston.
There was no better ***
UNIFORMITY Installment 2: Sun Devil Traditionalists to Rejoice in Home OpenerSep 12, 2015 - 04:07 pm - The Desert Ice Helmet (photo- Brian Brooks for DieHardDevil.com)
A Week in Review
Week 1 is in the books, as is the official on-field debut of Desert Ice. I watched the Texas A&M matchup on TV, and during the times I wasn’t struggling to see through the tears, I was enamored with Desert Ice.
The uniforms caught the eye, but never felt overdone like some of Maryland’s combos or Orego***
Four Key Role Players in the Clash Between the Sun Devils and Cal PolySep 12, 2015 - 02:26 pm - Given this week's opponent, as well as question marks that linger after ASU's loss to Texas A&M, we're going to key solely on Sun Devil players to watch tonight.
Sr Receiver DJ Foster
Foster entered the season on the national radar as one of the most dynamic play-makers in the country both rushing and receiving. Against A&M, he rushed for 13 yards on 3 carries, and caug***
The Devils’ Best Interest, Week 2: Pac-12 Games That Could Impact ASUSep 12, 2015 - 05:03 am -
What a Week 1! Bad losses by Colorado, Stanford, and of course, our Sun Devils, took their toll. Specifically, ASU dropped out of the national rankings and created what appears to be an uphill battle to regain national respect.
Don’t look for the Devils to jump back into the top 25 this week, even with a convincing win. However, if the conference can score a few upsets, it could benefit ***