Episode 19 - Scott Peters and ASU vs. Boise State Bowl Preview

The three week long fiasco that was the coaching search is now over, so things have settled down slightly just in time for ASU’s first bowl appearance since 2007. In the final Speak of the Devils of 2011, we talk with former ASU great Scott Peters about the ASU Legacy group, the program’s future and what it means to be a Sun Devil. We then get you ready for Thursday’s Las Vegas Bowl with a full run down of the match-up between Arizona State and the 7th ranked Boise State Broncos.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 5:04pm PDT

Episode 18 - Complete Analysis of the Todd Graham Hire

It's time...for Todd Graham at Arizona State. The dreadful search for ASU's next head coach is over, and Speak of the Devils has you covered, as usual. In this episode, Brad Denny and Joe Healey go deep inside the hire, examining Graham's entire career, his strangths, weaknesses, pros and cons and what to expect here at ASU. From how his early stops at Rice and Tulsa, to the challenges faced at Pitt to the impact on recruiting, nothing goes missing in this episode. Know your coach, Sun Devil Nation. After this episode, you will.

Don't miss the companion episode, where we interview Vince Marotta and Kyle Caldwell for their insight into the hire.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 12:24am PDT

Episode 17 - Todd Graham Hired: Marotta & Caldwell Interviews

The long national nightmare is over--ASU has a new head coach. On Wednesday, the Sun Devils hired Pitt's Todd Graham after a tumultuous three week search. It caps a crazy period in ASU history and to help sort through it all Speak of the Devils talks to two of the best ASU insiders around. In a pair of great interviews, ArizonaSports.com's Vince Marotta and former ASU star defensive end Kyle Caldwell go deep inside the hire, break it down and outline where the program goes from here.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 11:22pm PDT

Episode 16 - Complete ASU Coaching Search and Candidate Update

The search for the next head coach at Arizona State has taking a turn for the surreal. What looked like Kevin Sumlin's job to lose last week has devolved into outright madness with rumors, contradictory reports and June Jones...twice. To help sort through all of this, Speak of the Devils brings in the best. First, we talk with Channel 3's Sports Director Tim Ring to sort through the crazy happenings of the last 48-hours. We then take an in-depth look at the top remaining candidates and some outliers to keep an eye on, as well as break down the pros and cons of veteran coaches versus up-and-comers. Finally, we welcome back Hod Rabino of DevilsDigest.com who brings the show some insider info on what has happened, how very close the hiring of June Jones was and what to expect in the very near future.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 11:18pm PDT

Episode 15 Part II - Complete ASU Coaching Search Analysis

You want insight into Arizona State's coaching search? You got it. This show doesn't bring you a top five or 10 list, we go in-depth and analyze the hot candidates, the dark horses and everything in between--24 names in all. The pros, the cons, the probability and the price: Speak of the Devils examines it all. This is the most complete breakdown of candidates you'll listen to, so plug in your headphones and get after it.

Don't miss Part I of this week's episode as we get the national look at ASU from Adam Kramer of the Kegs 'n Eggs blog and then go in-depth on the Devils with Hod Rabino of DevilsDigest.com to look at the recruiting fallout, top names and future of the program.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 12:34am PDT

Episode 15 Part I - Adam Kramer and Hod Rabino Interviews

Arizona State football stands at a crossroads in the wake of this season's horrific finish and subsequent firing of Dennis Erickson. With so much going on, Part I of this week's show first goes national. First up, a chat with Adam Kramer from the popular and insightful Kegs 'n Eggs blog to get his take on where ASU sits on a national scale, its appeal to potential coaches and what the Devils can do to gain recognition.

The show then digs deep to a true Sun Devil insider, Hod Rabino of DevilsDigest.com. Hod goes in-depth on what Erickson's firing does to ASU's recruiting, what coaching candidates ASU should target and all the latest news, rumors and inside info that you could want or need as a Sun Devil fan.

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Direct download: Episode_15_Part_I_-_National_and_Local_ASU_Views.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 12:08am PDT

Episode 14 - Kyle Caldwell, UofA Recap & Top 5 Coaching Candidates

The mood may be bleak, the Territorial Cup gone, but hope is not lost for ASU...not by a long shot. After the depressing loss to Arizona, Speak of the Devils caught up with one man whose Sun Devil pride and passion never wanes--former standout defensive end Kyle Caldwell. He brings it. Covering a range of topics from the breakdown against the Wildcats, the reasons behind the slump and how to ensure a bright future, Caldwell tells it likes it is and tells it like a true Sun Devil. In addition, Brad goes in-depth and profiles the top five coaches that Arizona State should look to bring in to replace the likely soon-to-depart Dennis Erickson.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 10:08pm PDT

Episode 13 Part II - ASU vs Arizona: Duel in the Desert Special

After an intense Part I with ASU legend Juan Roque, Part II is here to get you ready for The Game of the Year. The Duel in the Desert. The Battle of Arizona. Arizona State versus Arizona. Not only is this game massively important on its own merit, but the Sun Devils' run at the Pac-12 South title hinges upon a victory in this game. Brad and Joe go in-depth to analyze the current state of the two teams, examine all of the critical match-ups and outline the keys to victory for each team. Sun Devil Nation, listen in and the let's get ready to "Keep The Cup".

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 9:28pm PDT

Episode 13 Part I - Juan Roque on ASU vs Arizona, Coach Erickson & More

You'd be hard pressed to find a person with more passion for Sun Devil football than Juan Roque. The ASU legend and former consensus All-American tackle returns to the show and brings his unique combination of insight, experience and passion. First, he breaks down the reasons behind the recent slump and how to fix them. Then it's on to the main event--ASU vs UofA, the Duel in the Desert. Juan takes you into what the rivalry means from a player's perspective and how these two teams match up for Saturday. Finally, we take a look at the future of the program and tackle the brewing debate over Coach Erickson's hot seat.

Direct download: Juan_Roque_-_ASU_vs_Arizona.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 10:18pm PDT

Bonus Episode - Jeff Van Raaphorst on the Rose Bowl & Brock Osweiler

After a rough two week, Sun Devil Nation could use a pick me up. Who better than the star quarterback of ASU's 1987 Rose Bowl championship team, Jeff Van Raaphorst. Brad and Jeff discuss what being the only Rose Bowl winning quarterback means to him and why it's been so tough for ASU to get back. They then talk about Brock Osweiler, the player many think could follow in Jeff's championship footsteps, his strengths and weaknesses and ultimate ceiling. And of course, the UofA game is included.

Direct download: Jeff_Van_Raaphorst.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 6:57pm PDT





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