Wed, 24 December 2014
Tis the season for #BOOMs and bowl games.
The final Speak of the Devils of the 2014 season kickoffs off with some of the big news items around the program, from departures to arrivals to new uniforms.
We’re then joined by Hod Rabino of DevilsDigest.com to get us caught up on all the action on the recruiting trail, including the new 5-star linebacker ASU landed on Tuesday.
Then we are joined by a trio of big name Sun Devils. D.J. Foster recaps his All-Pac-12 year, Damarious Randall discusses his outstanding career, and Mike Bercovici breaks down the quarterback controversy and how he’ll handle being The Man.
We cap it off with our in-depth preview of the Sun Bowl battle against the Duke Blue Devils.
Tue, 9 December 2014
Grab your tux, it's time to walk the red carpet.
The regular season is over, but there is plenty to discuss. We are joined in-studio by Byron Kline and Becca Winn of DevilsDigest.com for all the fun.
It kicks off with a frank discussion of ASU's disappointing loss against Arizona, whether that prevented a "successful year", and if the quarterback switch was correct. We also take an early look at the Sun Bowl match-up against Duke.
Next up, we chat with former Sun Devil and current Arizona Cardinal running back Marion Grice. We get his thoughts on his rookie year, scoring his first NFL touchdown, D.J. Foster's potential, and the future of Sun Devil football.
Then, we hand out the hardware. From the MVPs, to the most improved, to the best and worst moments and plays, we recognize them all.
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Tue, 25 November 2014
hAte Week is here!
After we get you caught up on the news, Brad and Joe review the comeback win over Washington State, and what it all means.
Then we go deep behind enemy lines. First up is an in-depth chat with U of A athletic director Greg Byrne, who gives us a top-level perspective on what ASU's archnemesis is up to now and in the future.
Next up, it's time to preview the Territorial Cup showdown. We bring in Adam Green of ArizonaSports.com to get an insider's view of the Wildcats and what they'll bring to Friday's battle. We wrap up with our in-depth game preview, examining the big match ups, keys to victory, and predictions.
Stay tuned after the Song of the Week for Todd Graham's weekly press conference.
Wed, 19 November 2014
A stunning loss has dealt a blow but ASU is still hot in pursuit of a Pac-12 title.
After getting you caught up on the latest Sun Devil news, including an injury update on Jaelen Strong, we break down what went wrong against Oregon State. Was it a trap game? Is Taylor Kelly a liability? We discuss.
Then we talk to three key Sun Devil players. Marcus Hardison and Jordan Simone give insight into the defense, while Kody Kohl discusses his view of Kelly and breaks down his touchdown against OSU.
We then welcome on "The Voice of the Sun Devils" Tim Healey, to get his unparalleled take on the team and how they'll look to rebound on Saturday.
Next up, we preview Saturday's big battle against Washington State. We go behind enemy lines with CougCenter.com's Michael Preston before breaking down the Cougs and the keys to a Sun Devil win.
Stay tuned after the Song of the Week for the full audio from Todd Graham's weekly press conference.
Wed, 12 November 2014
One step closer.
The now sixth-ranked Sun Devils are coming off a big win over Notre Dame and looking ahead to a tough battle at Oregon State, so Speak of the Devils is here with another 5-star show.
After getting you caught up on all the top news updates, we review the huge weekend that was in recruiting before we bring in the most coveted of all Arizona prep stars: Christian Kirk. We discuss his official visit, why he thinks ASU's offense is a good fit, and when he'll much his decision.
We then break down the HUGE win over Notre Dame, including the good, the bad, and the lingering concerns.
Up next is a chat with ASU wide receivers coach DelVaughn Alexander. He tells us how good Jaelen Strong is, how Cam Smith has developed, and how the young receivers are coming along.
Then we welcome back Andy Wooldridge of BuildingTheDam.com to get an insider's look at Oregon State. Finally, we give our in-depth preview of Saturday's big game, including the top match-ups and the keys to victory.
Stay tuned after the Song of the Week for the full audio of Todd Graham's weekly press conference.
Wed, 5 November 2014
The Sun Devils. The Fighting Irish. It's here.
We kick off this BIG TIME Speak of the Devils with a look at the top news around the program before our breakdown of ASU's thrilling overtime win over No. 18 Utah.
Next up, we chat with a trio of key players. Running back Demario Richard talks about his first career 100-yard game and going beast mode, and then we bring in the big boys, as defensive linemenMarcus Hardison and Mo Latu discuss the quick improvement of the defense.
After a recruiting update, we welcome back a true Sun Devil legend: Jake Plummer. The Snake give his expert thoughts on ASU's quarterback situation and Notre Dame before offering his exciting prediction.
We close with our in-depth preview of ASU vs. Notre Dame. From the big match-ups to the keys to victory, we cover it all.
Wed, 29 October 2014
Another win and another step closer. Speak of the Devils now gets you ready for the biggest game of the year.
We begin with a detailed wrap up of the rainy win over Washington. The good, the bad, and the new questions raised, we cover it all.
Next up, we bring the blitz! We talk with ASU linebacker Laiu Moeakiola and safety Jordan Simone about their standout play and how the defense has turned things around recently.
Then, get ready for the #BOOM. In this week's Recruiting Roundup, we chat with new Sun Devil commit, Davon Durant, the nation's top-rated junior college linebacker. We then welcome Hod Rabino of DevilsDigest.com to break down the impact of the recent commitments.
Then it's time to preview the Utes. First, we get an insider's view of Utah from Patrick Kinahan, then Brad and Joe go in-depth to examine the critical players, match-ups, and keys to victory.
We close with a little something different. We debut "A Devil Down South" with Nate McWhortor, as he gives us his unique and country-fried look at the Devils, college football rankings, and the true origin story of Camp Fargo.
Wed, 22 October 2014
Movin' on up. A huge win over Stanford has ASU poised for big things, so naturally, we bring you a huge Speak of the Devils.
Brad Denny and Joe Healey open up with the latest news and Taylor Kelly injury update, before reviewing the historic win over the Cardinal. From the good, bad, and everything in between, we break it all down.
Next up, we're joined by the man of the hour, ASU quarterback Mike Bercovici. He discusses his time as the starter, the nature of the offense, and what to expect this week before we "Buy or Sell" the hot questions about ASU's quarterback situation.
Then get a recruiting update, which includes a mid-show #BOOM!
We finish up with our in-depth and detailed Washington preview. First, we bring in Husky insider Chris Fetters of DawgMan.com for a behind-enemy-lines preview. Then, we examine the top match-ups, keys to victory, and offer our predictions.
Tue, 14 October 2014
Revenge. Payback. Vengeance.
This Saturday, ASU will host Stanford for another key Pac-12 battle, as well as a rematch of last year's conference title game. To get you ready, Speak of the Devils bring the power.
To kick things off, we bring in Sun Devil royalty. New ASU Hall of Famer Grey Ruegamer discusses his career, his induction, as well as the upcoming battle with the Cardinal. We stay in the trenches to break down how ASU will hold back the Stanford defense. Left tackle Jamil Douglas and offensive line coach Chris Thomsen give us the ins and outs of facing the nation's No. 1 defense.
Then we go camping with the folks at Camp Fargo. If anyone deserves the title of a true die hard Devil, it's these guys. Next, we chat with linebacker D.J. Calhoun on how he and the ASU defense are preparing for the physicality.
We conclude with our in-depth and detailed game preview. The critical keys, top match-ups, predictions and more, we have it for you.
Thu, 9 October 2014
#JaelMary. #JaelMary. #JaelMary.
It was an incredible finish for ASU against USC, so we bring an equally incredible show to you this week. We are joined in-studio by Byron Kline and Ross Dunham of DevilsDigest.com, and we begin with a detailed discussion of the big win over the Trojans and the events leading up to the Jael Mary. We then discuss whether Mike Bercovici's play has earned him a chance at the starting job full-time.
With nearly half the season complete, we take a detailed look at the good, bad, and everything in between for the ASU offense before being joined by running back D.J. Foster. Next up is an in-depth discussion about the struggling Sun Devil defense and special teams. What needs to improve? Who needs to step up? We break it down, and then chat with safety Damarious Randall.
To cap off the fun, we get a very important recruiting update from Hod Rabino, including which 5-star prospect will soon be visiting ASU.