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39 minutes | 9 hours ago
Sitdown Series - Chris Claiborne
When Antonio Pierce assumed the role as Arizona State's sole defensive coordinator, he left a vacancy at linebackers coach. The Sun Devils filled that spot with a former All-American and Butkus Award winner. Chris Claiborne brings a substantial resume to Tempe. He's one of the greatest defenders in USC history, had a productive run in the NFL after being a top 10 draft pick, and was a successful high school coach before making the move to the college ranks. We discuss why he came to ASU, the dynamic of recruiting southern California, the 2021 linebackers, his coaching aspirations and influences, spring ball impressions, and much more.
73 minutes | 7 days ago
Episode 276 - Drafting Devils for 3rd & Short
With the first pick in the draft... We roll out our first in a series of offseason specials in which we'll be holding fantasy drafts for specific game situations. We start off with "3rd and Short." We're joined by Uniformity author Cole Streeper as we assemble our squads of all-time Sun Devil players that we trust the most to move the chains with the game on the line.
122 minutes | 19 days ago
Episode 275 - Spring Practice Recap & New Basketball Commits
We kick off with a look at the news before welcoming DevilsDigest.com publisher Hod Rabino (21:41) to get his thoughts on the recently concluded spring practices & the three big commits landed by Bobby Hurley. Then we do a review of the major developments from spring ball, including those who raised their stock and the remaining questions. We wrap up with an interview with WR Geordon Porter (1:46:54).
76 minutes | a month ago
Episode 274 - Spring football, baseball's streaking & WTH hoops?
It's a busy spring for the Sun Devils. After a look at the news, we break down the notable developments from spring football practice. Then we are joined by ASU basketball radio analyst Kyle Dodd to get his insight into the disappointing 2020-21 season (27:20). Finally, we head to the diamond and discuss how the baseball team has won nine straight despite the rash of injuries. Can they keep it up?
25 minutes | a month ago
10 Big Questions with Herm Edwards
I caught up with ASU head coach Herm Edwards to discuss some crucial issues surrounding his program. We cover the lasting impact of the COVID year, the struggles of local recruiting, developing a staff and mentoring Antonio Pierce, whether 2021 is a make-or-break season, his legacy, and more.
40 minutes | a month ago
Sitdown Series - Aashari Crosswell
From the moment he pulled out a USC hat and flung it away during his commitment video, Aashari Crosswell made an impact on the Sun Devil program. From earning reps as a freshman to his key INT in the rivalry win, Crosswell developed into one of the Pac-12's most promising safeties. However, last season was derailed though a suspension that was later followed by his decision to enter the NFL Draft. It brought to a disappointing end a career filled with promise, big plays, and some significant WHAT IFs. As he prepares for the next level, I caught up with Crosswell as he reflects on the road he's traveled, the mistakes made and lessons learned, why he entered the NFL Draft and more.
120 minutes | 2 months ago
Episode 273 - 2021 Schedule, Spring Preview & Bobby Wade
Spring is in the air, and Sun Devil football is back. After a look at the news, we break down the details and twists in the new 2021 schedule. Then we talk with former UofA legend turned ASU grad assistant Bobby Wade (52:36) We round things out with a preview of spring practices, including the storylines to track and the battles to watch.
32 minutes | 2 months ago
Sitdown Series - Evan Fields
Nothing really gets a crowd going quite like a huge hit. A blow that people in the stands and watching on TV can feel themselves. On the short list of great Sun Devil hitter are guys like Dale Robinson...Vontaze Burfict...and Evan Fields. On this episode, Fields discusses why he came back for his final season, his desire to make a run at the roses, what it's like delivering a big hit, the next steps for the Sun Devil defense and so much more.
82 minutes | 2 months ago
Episode 272 - 2021 ASU Baseball Preview
Play ball! We give our in-depth look at the 2021 Sun Devil baseball team as they reload entering Year 7 under Tracy Smith. Plus, we catch up with a pair of former Sun Devil sluggers. We talk #TorkBombs with 2020 No. 1 overall pick Spencer Torkelson of the Detroit Tigers (58:30) and discuss mullets, music and more with San Francisco Giants' 2019 1st rounder Hunter Bishop (11:05).
45 minutes | 2 months ago
Sitdown Series - Donnie Henderson
Across a coaching career that spans nearly 40 years and 17 stops across the pro and college levels, Donnie Henderson has done a lot. He's won a Super Bowl. He's coached players like Rod Woodson and Ed Reed. He coached on NFL staffs under Herm Edwards and Marvin Lewis. He won the Pac-10 title with Arizona State. Henderson is now a consultant with the Sun Devils, lending his vast expertise to the staff. He also is helping to mentor the young coaches, notable defensive backs coach Chris Hawkins. Heading into Year 2 of his second stint at ASU, his past experience is helping to shape the future of Sun Devil football. On this episode, we discuss the lessons learned from his long career, helping Bruce Snyder build a Rose Bowl team in Tempe, coaching a loaded Ravens secondary for Marvin Lewis, being Herm Edwards' DC in New York, Herm's non-swearing swearing, ASU's loaded 2021 secondary and much more.
84 minutes | 2 months ago
Episode 271 - New Players, New Coaches, & Ralph
It may be the offseason, but things are anything but slow for the Sun Devils. Joined by guest co-host Ralph Amsden of ArizonaVarsity.com, we discuss ASU's 2021 recruiting class, the ongoing issues with local recruiting, and the newest coaching staff hires. Plus, we discuss the struggles of the basketball season and the future of Bobby Hurley.
45 minutes | 3 months ago
Sitdown Series - Prentice Gill (2021)
Prentice Gill's plate was pretty full this past season. He was entering his first season as ASU's WR's coach, during which the team was installing a brand new offensive scheme, all amidst the massive disruptions forced by the pandemic. Not only that, he served as the program's Assistant Recruiting Coordinator, playing a critical role in ASU's nationwide efforts. There were some big wins on the recruiting trail and his young group of WRs showed improvement over the course of the abbreviated season. That success & his potential drew strong external interest...but ASU made their commitment to him clear. Heading into Year 2 in Tempe, there are raised expectations all around. On this episode, we discuss why he's staying at ASU, the development of the WRs, recruiting, how ASU is preparing for name/image/likeness impact, the portal, lessons from Year, and much more.
59 minutes | 3 months ago
Sitdown Series - Robert Rodriguez (2021)
Heading into the 2020 season, a lot of focus was placed on Sun Devil DL. They were coming off a poor pass rushing season, were switching to a new 4-man front, all in the midst of a disrupted offseason due to the pandemic. Oh, and they were getting their sixth position coach in a 6-year span. Yet, Robert Rodriguez made it work. In his first year in Tempe, Rodriguez molded his group into a consistently disruptive line, and with everyone back from last season, plus some new additions, what once was a question mark has become a strength. On this episode, we discuss the challenges from Year 1, how he instilled NFL techniques and approaches in his players, recruiting the right players, and so much more.
43 minutes | 3 months ago
Sitdown Series - Chris Hawkins (2021)
In the midst of a pandemic, Chris Hawkins—the youngest position coach in the FBS—began his first season overseeing ASU's defensive backs. He not only took that challenge head on, but his position group thrived as part of the new look defense. Hawkins also quickly established himself as a key recruiter for the Sun Devils. Heading into year two, the expectations for Hawkins and his DBs are sky high. On this episode we discuss his first year as a position coach, the evolution of recruiting, how he retained his senior stars, navigating the transfer portal, and much more.
88 minutes | 3 months ago
Episode 270 - How ASU's 2021 roster is coming together
It's been an active offseason for the Sun Devils as they bring back returning stars and welcome in talented new transfers. On this episode, we dive into how the 2021 roster is coming together, what needs have been addressed, and where work still needs to be done. We also have a great conversation with new ASU tight end Jalin Conyers, who is transferring in from Oklahoma (40:33) We cap off the show with a run through the Sun Devil Stock Report.
118 minutes | 4 months ago
Episode 269 - 2020 ASU Season Review and Awards
Time to hand out the hardware. After a look at the news, we review the 2020 season in terms of the questions it both answered and raised (51:57). Then we honor the best players, the greatest moments, and some things that let us down in 2020 with our season awards (1:27:43).
114 minutes | 4 months ago
Episode 268 - 70-7, Signing Day, and Oregon State preview
70-7 happened. Let's talk about it. After we break down ASU's historic win over Arizona, we talk with Hod Rabino of DevilsDigest.com for his insight into the Sun Devils' haul on early Signing Day (30:21). After our rundown of the new signees and a Sun Devil Stock Report, we look ahead to ASU's season-ending (?) game against Oregon State.
119 minutes | 4 months ago
Episode 267 - 2020 Territorial Cup Preview
ASU finally got back on the field. Now it's time to keep the Cup. We kick off with a look back at the good and bad from ASU's battle with UCLA. Then we're joined by former ASU LB Brandon Magee (28:47). He discusses his favorite rivalry memories, plus gives some details on his exciting new Netflix deal. After the Sun Devil Stock Report, it's time to focus on the Duel in the Desert. We go behind enemy lines with Adam Green (58:54) before diving into our game preview.
98 minutes | 5 months ago
Episode 266 - Previewing ASU football's return vs UCLA
Football is back! (knocks on wood) But first, after a look at the latest news, we talk with ASU forward "Stone Cold" Chris Osten about the basketball team's 2-1 start (20:50). Then we look ahead to ASU's opener against UCLA. First, we talk with Bruin insider Rick Kimbrel of BruinBlitz.com (42:55) before we preview Saturday's South showdown.
89 minutes | 5 months ago
Episode 265 - 2020 ASU basketball season preview
Time to tip off! It's a season full of promise as one of the most talented teams in Sun Devil hoops history takes the court. After a look at the latest canceled football game, we preview the season ahead, make our predictions, and get expert insight from ASU radio analyst Kyle Dodd (36:24). Stay tuned at the end for a fun chat with viral sensation Johnathan Poppe (1:14:18).
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