Episode 58 - ASU vs Navy Fight Hunger Bowl Preview with Paul Randolph

Anchors aweigh, Sun Devil Nation. It's time to wrap the biggest gift under your podcast tree a few days early.

There has been a lot of action for the Sun Devils out on the recruiting trail, so after a Sun Devil Stadium renovation update, we bring in our good friend Hod Rabino of DevilsDigest.com to get the latest on ASU's five newest players. Hod also answers whether ASU fans should be worried at the rash of recent decommits.

We are then joined by ASU defensive coordinator Paul Randolph. The mastermind behind the swarming ASU defense gives his thoughts on some of his key players, beating UofA and how to shut down the pesky triple option.

Finally, we give our detailed breakdown of the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl. Players to watch, big match-ups, keys to victory and much more.

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Episode 57 - Josh Hubner, The Fight Hunger Bowl & The Territorial Cup

We're back and we have a lot of Sun Devil football to discuss.

This new episode of Speak of the Devils begins with a run down of what awards Will Sutton has won...and it's a lengthy list. The most decorated Devil since Terrell Suggs is raking in the honors, and we then review the other players who made the All-Pac-12 teams, and those who should have.

We then review the HUGE win over Arizona that brought home the Territorial Cup. From Marion Grice's brilliance, to the clutch defensive stops and the lasting impact of the game into 2013, we cover it all.

In the main event, we talk with ASU punter Josh Hubner. We get his well-informed and entertaining thoughts on beating the Wildcats, his record-setting season, facing Navy and more.

Finally, we do an early preview of Navy and then provide some information on how you can help Sun Devil Nation fight hunger this holiday season. 

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Episode 56 - ASU vs. Arizona Preview with 12 Sun Devils Legends

Ladies and gentlemen, we now have the main event of the 2012 football season: The Duel in the Desert.

The Arizona State Sun Devils head down to Tucson to battle the Arizona Wildcats in an effort to take back the Territorial Cup. To get you ready for the biggest game of the year, we assemble the biggest show EVER.

We bring in a huge and star studded list of Sun Devil greats to share their view on what the rivalry means, their favorite memories of their battles with the Wildcats, and whether ASU can take back the Cup.

Joining us are Adam Archuleta, Keith Poole, Andrew Walter, Rudy Carpenter, Juan Roque, Derek Smith, James Brooks, Bo Moos, Jason Shivers, Thomas Weber and the father/son Sun Devil legacy of Bryan and Kyle Caldwell.

As if that weren't enough, we give you a comprehensive preview of Friday's game, and go behind enemy lines with ArizonaSports.com's Adam Green.

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Episode 55 - ASU vs. Washington State Preview

Well, the worst appears over. After four straight games against ranked teams and four consecutive defeats, the Sun Devils look to bounce back this week as heavy favorites.

First, we review the top news stories of the week before we're joined by Hod Rabino of DevilsDigest.com. He gives the latest updates from out on the recruiting trail. 

Then it's time to review the the good, the bad, and the ugly of ASU's disappointing loss to USC. From Carl Bradford's dominance to the terrible offensive line play, we cover it all. 

We're then joined by Michael Preston, an editor from the outstanding website CougCenter.com. The WSU insider give us the lowdown on the happenings, drama and outlook for Washington State. 

Finally, we provide our game preview, and outline how ASU can snap the skid.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 10:43pm PDT

Episode 54 - ASU vs USC Preview with Ronnie Lott

For ASU's biggest game of the year, we bring in one of the biggest names in football history.

But first, we recap the Sun Devils disappointing loss to Oregon State. We review the good, the bad and the ugly of ASU's loss last Saturday. We then slide back into the psychiatrist's chair from last week and examine Sun Devil Nation's battle with the "5 Stages of Grief", and how they can overcome.

Then...the main event. To help preview the ASU vs. USC battle, we bring in the greatest safety in football history, Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott. The former Trojan and current Pac-12 Network analyst breaks down both teams, lays out his keys to the game and tells us which current Sun Devil he'd have liked to have played with.

We then breakdown Saturday's game, examine the key match-ups and identify how ASU can score the upset before Hod Rabino of DevilsDigest.com gives us the latest recruiting update.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 10:49pm PDT

Episode 53 - ASU vs. Oregon State Preview

The Sun Devils are down but certainly not out, and they have a big chance to get back into the Pac-12 South race this Saturday against Oregon State, and Speak of the Devils has you covered.

First, we review the good...the bad...and the ugly from the heartbreaking loss to UCLA.

We then channel our inner Frasier Crane and examine the psyche of the Sun Devil fan, and why many are losing hope, and perspective, so quickly.

We're then joined by Andy Wooldridge of BuildingTheDam.com, to get an insider's perspective on the 13th ranked Oregon State Beavers. Following that, we provide you with an in-depth preview of the game.

Finally, we're joined by Hod Rabino of DevilsDigest.com for the weekly recruiting roundup.

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Episode 52 - ASU vs UCLA Preview, Juan Roque and Tim Ring

ASU took it on the chin last week, but they are aiming to come back strong and so is Speak of the Devils.

We bring a loaded show to the podcasting world this week. After catching you up on the Sun Devil news and notes, we toss aside a recap of the Oregon game and bring in a true ASU icon: Juan Roque. The Hall of Famer gives a magnificent postgame pep talk that will have any Sun Devil fan ready to strap on a helmet and hit someone.

We're then joined by Channel 3 Sports Director Tim Ring, who is never shy about bringing his informed opinions to the show. We talk about the Oregon game, the concerns and lessons and how ASU can rally back.

A buy-or-sell session of the Sun Devil Stock Report precedes a visit from our buddy Hod Rabino of DevilsDigest.com, who gives you the latest insider scoop on ASU's recruiting efforts.

To get you ready for Saturday's huge game, we talk to UCLA insider David Woods of BruinReportOnline.com. He gives us the ins, outs and everything in between on ASU's next opponent. We close with our our in-depth preview of Saturday's huge game.

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Episode 51 - ASU vs Oregon Preview and Bo Moos

It may have started off slow, but Thursday's game against Colorado ended like it was supposed to: with an ASU win.

We begin the new Speak of the Devils with a review of the 51-17 ASU win, including the good, the bad, and the key lessons.

We're then joined by Bo Moos, the former Sun Devil defensive tackle and House of Sparky columnist. He provides awesome insight into why ASU has started the season so well, and breaks down how ASU can (will?) upset the Oregon Ducks on Thursday.

In the weekly "Know Your Enemy" segment, we talk to David Piper, editor of AddictedToQuack.com. He gives us an insider look at the always lethal Ducks, and tells us why ASU may be Oregon's toughest test. We follow that with our own detailed breakdown of Thursday's game, including the top match-ups, keys to victory and more.

The show concludes with the weekly appearance from Hod Rabino to give us the latest on ASU's recruiting efforts.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 12:13am PDT

Episode 50 - ASU vs. Colorado Preview

The long, football-less menace of the bye week is nearly over, as the Sun Devils prepare to take the field on Thursday against Colorado.

In the landmark 50th episode of Speak of the Devils, we begin by examining the move of two more Sun Devil offensive players over to defense, and the impact it will have on the field.

We're then joined by Hod Rabino of DevilsDigest.com to recap an extremely busy week on the recruiting trail. Get in-depth details on the five young players who have committed to be future Sun Devils. 

To prepare for Thursday's game, we then speak to Colorado insider Jon Woods, editor-in-chief of RalphieReport.com. He gives us a detailed look at what's gone wrong and right for the Buffs this year, and what kind of challenge they'll present ASU on game day.

We then close the show will our in-depth preview of Thursday's game, including the key players, biggest match-ups and the ciritcal keys to victory for each team.

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Episode 49 - ASU vs Cal Review, Mike Norvell, Kyle Caldwell & Devils Digest

It's a bye week on the schedule but not for Speak of the Devils.

Brad and Joe bring an absolutely packed show to the podcast world this week. First off, we take an in-depth look at the Sun Devils' huge road win over Cal. The good, the bad and everything in between gets a look.

Next up, we have a talk with ASU offensive coordinator Mike Norvell. He discusses the early success of the offense, the development of Taylor Kelly and the areas still needing improvement.

We then examine the five big points on ASU's "To Do" list for the rest of the season and the benefits and consequences of those.

Our old friend Hod Rabino of DevilsDigest.com then joins us for a detailed ASU recruiting update before we chat with former ASU defensive end Kyle Caldwell. He gives a tremendous insider review of the ASU defense, as well as his thoughts on the season so far and the suspension of Mike Pennel.

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Episode 48 - ASU vs. Cal Preview & Chris Young Interview

Good things come to those who wait. After an unexpected week off, Speak of the Devils is back with a jam-packed episode.

First, we take an in-depth look at the Sun Devils big time win over Utah. We identify the good, the bad and break down what it all means for Todd Graham's squad.

Then, courtesy of SotD correspondent Ben Haber, we bring you a chat with ASU's newest defensive star, spur backer Chris Young. He talks about his early success, what it's like playing the spur and what he's planning on doing this Saturday against Cal.

We then get to know our enemy with a chat with Nick Kranz of California Golden Blogs. The Cal insider takes us behind enemy lines to examine the team and what to expect in their battle against ASU.

To cap it all off, we breakdown Saturday's huge game, including the key players, the critical match-ups and what ASU must do to leave Berkeley with a win.

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Episode 47 - ASU vs. Missouri Preview & Illinois Victory Recap

Can you feel it? ASU is now 2-0 and the new era of Arizona State football is taking a hold in Tempe.

Will it continue as the team heads to SEC country for their first road game of the year?

After catching you up on the latest news, we break down the Sun Devils' impressive performance in their win over Illinois. We examine the biggest moments, the key plays and how ASU was able to engineer such a dominant performance.

We then have a chat with Bill Connelly, editor of RockMNation.com and a Missouri Tigers insider. He provdes terrific insight to the SEC's newest member and ASU's stiffest challenge to date.

Armed with that knowledge, we then go in-depth to break down Saturday's huge game in Columbia. We identify the keys to the game, the critical match-ups, and what ASU must do to win..or what they can do to lose.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 12:55am PDT

Episode 46 - ASU vs Illinois Preview & Chat with QB Taylor Kelly

Now that is what we call "Speaking Victory".

ASU began the Todd Graham era with a dominating 63-6 win over NAU, and Speak of the Devils breaks it all down and takes a look at what's next.

First, we get you caught up on all the latest Sun Devil news before going in-depth to review the good, bad and key lessons from the win over the Lumberjacks.

We then have a talk with ASU's starting quarterback Taylor Kelly to get his thoughts on his impressive debut, what the coaches told him and more.

Next, we take a look at the Pac-12 action of the past weekend, and preview the upcoming games.

We then provide unparalleled insight into ASU's next game against Illinois. We talk to Fletcher Page of IlliniPlaybook.com before breaking down Saturday's game. We identify the important players, critical match-ups and keys to victory and defeat.

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Episode 45 - ASU vs. NAU Preview with Doug Haller & Mitch Strohman

IT'S TIME.

Game week is here, Sun Devil Nation. This week, Todd Graham and his high octane Devils will take the field and batte inter-state rival NAU in the 2012 season opener. To get you ready, we preview the action from all angles.

First, we break down the news of the week, including the breakdown of how ASU's quarterbacking reps will be divided and a look at the new team captains.

We're then joined by Mitch Strohman, the play-by-play announcer for the NAU Lumberjacks. He gives us a detailed "behind enemy lines" look at the 'Jacks and previews Thursday's game from a northern perspctive.

Brad and Joe then provide an in-depth breakdown of the game, including the key match-ups to watch, things to watch for and their official predictions. 

We close the show with a great talk with Doug Haller of The Arizona Republic. The Sun Devil beat writer give us his expert analysis of the team and what he'll be watching for on Thursday and throughout the season.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 12:16am PDT

Episode 44 - Tim Healey and Pac-12 Preview

Just hold on for one more week, Sun Devil fans...it's almost here.

With the 2012 season and the Todd Graham era just seven days away, the new Speak of the Devils is here to get you primed and ready.

First, we break down the big news surrounding the team with Taylor Kelly winning the starting quarterback job, then analyze the newest shakeups with the team's most recent depth chart.

Then settle in, relax and enjoy the dulcet tones of "The Voice of Sun Devil Football", Mr. Tim Healey. We enjoy a lengthy and detailed chat with the veteran play-by-play man and get his insider take on the strengths and weaknesses of this year's team.

We end with a team by team breakdown of the 11 other Pac-12 schools and make our fearless conference picks.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 12:53am PDT

Episode 43 - Bruce Feldman & Preview of the ASU Defense with Junior Onyeali

Time to head up the mountain to Camp T, Sun Devil fans.

To get you ready, we bring you a big time show with a pair of can't miss interviews and in-depth analysis of the ASU defense.

We begin by reviewing the news and trends from the last week of ASU's fall camp, including major news at the QB position and injury news. After that, we buy and sell some Sun Devil Stocks.

Then we bring in one of the biggest and most respected names in college football to get a national view of ASU: CBS Sports columnist Bruce Feldman. He gives his thoughts on Todd Graham, the present and future of ASU football and where the Sun Devils fit in a competitive Pac-12.

Following that, we provide a very detailed look at the Sun Devil defense, going position-by-position and player-by-player. Who is a cause for concern, and who is high-octane?

We close with a great talk with ASU Devilbacker Junior Onyeali, who opens up about his journey back from suspension and into his return to the team.

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Episode 42 - Season Preview of the ASU Offense with QB Mike Bercovici

Just three weeks until kickoff...

In this episode, we go in-depth to break down the 2012 Sun Devil offense. No show will bring you as comprehensive a look than Speak of the Devils.

We begin with a complete rundown of the major news. trends and concerns from the first week of fall camp. Who's stepping up? Who's falling behind? We have the answers.

We buy and sell some Sun Devil Stocks before we have a lengthy and detailed talk with ASU quarterback Mike Bercovici. The sophomroe signal calller gives us an inside look at everything to expect from the offense this fall.

Finally, we break down the offensive position groups, look at every player and find out who is truly "high octane".

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Also, don't miss our special mini-episode featuring our interview with ASU running back D.J. Foster.


Episode 41 - D.J. Foster, The Future of ASU Football

ASU Media Day was on Saturday and Speak of the Devils was there.

In the first of our many great interviews, we sat down with D.J. Foster, the "hometown hero", 4-star recruit and newest Sun Devil. We cover a wide range of topics, from how he made the decision to choose ASU, the role he will play in the offense, his thoughts on Coach Graham and much more.

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Episode 40 - ASU Fall Camp Preview with Bo Moos and Hod Rabino

The calendar has turned to August, and Sun Devil football truly begins this month. ASU's fall camp starts this Friday, and Speak of the Devils has you more than covered.

We start by buying or selling six of the major camp issues before talking to former ASU defensive lineman and fan favorite Bo Moos. He talks about his career and shares his thoughts on this year's team, including who gets his vote at QB.

Brad and Joe then outline their top five "Need to See" storylines prior to a very in-depth breakdown of the team with Hod Rabino of DevilsDigest.com. For good measure, Hod gives an updated recruiting report.

We then end the show with our look at the top 10 position battles and give our predictions on the winners.

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Episode 39 - Legends Series: The 1990s with Juan Roque

Summer vacation is over, and Speak of the Devils is back with a vengeance.

We continue our Legends Series with a look at the 1990s, an interesting decade that, like the 1980s, had a peak right in the middle.

First, we review the major Sun Devil news of the week, including some interesting polls, new Sun Devil commits and who made the grade.

Then, Joe reviews the decade before we reveal our picks as the official SotD All-90s team. There are some known names and some surprises.

We cap it off with the main event, a lengthy, in-depth and revealing chat with ASU legend and Hall of Famer Juan Roque. The consensus All-American walks us through how he became a Sun Devil, takes us inside the locker room before the Nebraska win, breaks down this year's offensive line and much, much more.

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Episode 38 - Legends Series: The 1980s with Rose Bowl MVP Jeff Van Raaphorst

We're back with the next installment of the Legends Series, and this time, Speak of the Devils revisits one of the more interesting decades in ASU history: the 1980s.

First, we recap how the program managed the rough early years through NCAA probation, peaked with a Rose Bowl win before stumbling into the 1990s.

We then reveal our All-1980s squad. From the big stars like Randall McDaniel and David Fulcher to some of the forgotten stars, we cover it all.

In the main event, we bring in 1987 Rose Bowl Offensive MVP and current ASU broadcaster Jeff Van Raaphorst. He shares insight into his playing career, what turned the tide against Michigan, his thoughts on Todd Graham and the future of the program.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 11:28pm PDT

Episode 37 - Hod Rabino on Chans Cox, Josh Dobbs, Tyler Bruggman & ASU Recruiting

We're back by popular demand. After a fast, furious and surprising week of Sun Devil recruiting action, Speak of the Devils is here to dig down deep and bring you the in-depth information. We are joined by Hod Rabino of DevilsDigest.com and get the insider and behind-the-scenes details you won't find anywhere else.

We take a look at ASU's miss on Brophy quarterback Tyler Bruggman, their quick rebound with Joshua Dobbs and the crown jewel, Chans Cox. Learn what these players bring to the Devils, what their commits mean for the program and how it all came to be. Plus, Hod gives us insight into ASU's work on other top 2013 and 2014 recruiting targets.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 10:41pm PDT

Episode 36 - Legends Series: The 1960s with J.D. Hill and Ron Pritchard

If you love the Sun Devils, you can not miss this show.

We kickoff our summer-long Legends Series with a look at ASU football in the 1960s. First, we give you the decade in review before having a fantastic talk with Sun Devil legend J.D. Hill. The former All-American shares his thoughts on a wide range of topics, from his glory days in Tempe, to how the game has evolved, the rivalry with UofA, his inspirational battle with personal demons and his thoughts on the present and future of ASU football.

We then unveil the Speak of the Devils All-1960s teams, and then end with another amazing interview with an icon--Ron Pritchard. The College Hall of Fame linebacker discusses his career, his foray into pro wrestling, what position Vontaze Burfict should have played, Todd Graham, the importance of past players in today's program and more.

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Episode 35 - Spring Football, Camp T and NFL Draft Recap with Doug Haller

With the 1st overall pick in the podcast draft, Sun Devil Nation selects Speak of the Devils.

In this week's episode, we bring you a jam-packed show that covers a wide range of topics. First up, we review the day's news of the "Return to Camp T" campaign matching initiative by the White Mountain Sun Devil Club. Will this be enough to put the fundraising efforts over the top? We then take a stroll down the Weekly Palm Walk before breaking down in-depth how the former Sun Devil players fared during and after the 2012 NFL Draft. We outline what impact each of the drafted and signed players should make. Then we have a lengthy and detailed chat with The Arizona Republic's Doug Haller, covering spring football, the draft and how Todd Graham has done so far. Finally, we buy and sell during the Sun Devil Stock Report.

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Episode 34 - Spring Football Review, Vontaze Burfict's Test and NFL Draft Preview

Our fans know that "news always breaks on a Wednesday", and this week was no exception.

First, we breakdown the (not so) shocking news that Vontaze Burfict and Jamaar Jarrett tested positive for a banned substance at the NFL Scouting Combine. We analyze what it means for each player, and what it says about the former regime. Next up is a thorough recap of ASU's spring football and last Saturday's Spring Game. We list our five winners and losers from spring and hand out some awards. Finally, we do an in-depth player-by-player look at the Sun Devils who are hoping to hear their names during this week's NFL Draft. We outline each player's draft strengths, weaknesses and make out fearless picks as to where and when (or if) they will be taken.

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Episode 33 - ASU Spring Game Preview and DieHardDevil

The annual Arizona State spring game is just days away, and, of course, Speak of the Devils has you covered. We begin by taking a stroll down the Weekly Palm Walk, checking out the other Sun Devil sporting action before diving into spring football. 

In the Sun Devil Stock Report, we take a deeper look into some position battles, then we lay out our top five focus areas for Saturday's game. We are joined by Byron Kline, the excellent sideline reporter from DevilsDigest.com to get his in-depth take on how spring football has gone for the Sun Devils. Finally, we are joined by Jeff Alba from DieHardDevil.com who has some very exciting news for Sun Devil faithful.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 8:07pm PDT

Episode 32 - Jaxon Hood and Sun Devil Stadium Renovation Details

News always breaks on Wednesdays. This week is certainly no exception, with this Wednesday brining about the grand unveiling of the plans and artist renderings of the Sun Devil Stadium renovations that are scheduled to begin after the 2012 season. We go in-depth and analyze the details revealed and what it means for ASU fans. In the main event of the episode, we have a lengthy and excellent chat with new Sun Devil defensive tackle Jaxon Hood. He discusses his interesting recruiting stories, what drew him to ASU and the kind of impact fans should expect from him on the field.

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Episode 31 - Omar Bolden and Lisa Love Firing Analysis

Speak of the Devils returns from Spring Break with an incredible episode. First, we analyze the sudden--yet expected--firing of Athletic Director Lisa Love, as well as breakdown what the promotion of Steve Patterson into the role means for ASU. We then are joined by one of the most popular and dynamic Sun Devils of all-time, Omar Bolden. He discusses his ASU career, his rehab from injury and his preparation for next month's NFL Draft, including one NFL team that he'll workout for next month that will have the hometown fans intrigued.

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Episode 30 - Spring Football Preview with Hod Rabino

Sun Devil football is finally back! The Sun Devils have opened their first spring practices under Todd Graham, and there is much to discuss. In this episode, Brad and Joe are out at ASU practice, bringing you first-hand observations. While there, they have a live chat with Hod Rabino from DevilsDigest.com, providing a detailed and behind-the-scenes look at how the team is coming together. Then they take a detailed position-by-position look at the Sun Devils, breaking down what are the strengths, weaknesses and key things to watch as spring ball gets underway. 

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Episode 29 - Deantre Lewis, NFL Draft Preview and Pat Tillman Legacy Act

Few defenders can catch him, but Speak of the Devils did. In this week's show, we sit down with ASU running back Deantre Lewis for a lengthy and in-depth talk, covering his mindset during and after his shooting injury, the difficulty in missing 2011, his thoughts on the new coaching staff, what to expect from him on the field this year and so much more.

We then chat with Kent Somers on The Arizona Republic to breakdown how the Sun Devils fared at the Combine and what their NFL Draft futures may hold.

Finally, we talk with State Representative Michelle Ugenti about House Bill 2042, also known as the Pat Tillman Legacy Act, and how you can help support this legislation and the Pat Tillman Foundation.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 11:07am PDT

Episode 28 - Rudy Burgess Comes Home

This is a short show, but it is filled to the brim with Sun Devil excellence. In this episode, we sit down with one of the most popular players in ASU's history, Rudy Burgess. The former RB/WR/CB/KR talks about his storied ASU career, his time in professional football and his new role as a management intern with ASU. The dynamic Burgess also discusses the new direction of the football program, the importance of a community bond, the "Sun Devil Way" and much more.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 10:19am PDT

Episode 27 - Speaking Victory with Brandon Magee

Are you #SpeakingVictory? Our guess this week is fluent. In this week's show, we have a sit down interview with ASU's star linebacker Brandon Magee. He discusses a wide range of topics, including his recovery from last season's injury, the Xs and Os of the new defense, possible breakout players, his thoughts on Todd Graham and the new coaches, and what it means to be a Sun Devil. This interview will surely get all Sun Devils excited for the 2012 season. We also buy and sell an NFL Combine themed Sun Devil Stock Report and report on two unprecedented outreach efforts from Todd Graham.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 8:45am PDT

Episode 26 - Jeremy Staat & Helping America's Veterans

In this special Speak of the Devils, we take an in-depth look into a great cause involving one of the ASU football's legends. We welcome former All-Pac-10 defensive tackle Jeremy Staat to the show, who like his close friend Pat Tillman, joined the armed forces after an NFL career. After a tour in Iraq, he established The Jeremy Staat Foundation to help assist veterans, and talks with us about the upcoming Wall-to-Wall event, his friendship with Pat, how you can assist this noble cause...and of course, some ASU football. 

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Direct download: Episode_26_-_Jeremy_Staat.mp3
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Episode 25 - Coaching Staff News and Alonzo Agwuenu

It may be the offseason, but Speak of the Devils is still going strong with the most in-depth ASU coverage you'll find. In our 25th episode, we analyze the very busy coaching carousel for the Sun Devils, as Todd Graham's staff finally appears set. We then introduce a new segment to showcase non-football sporting excellence ast ASU, and then buy and sell in the Sun Devil Stock Report before our main event. Joining the show is one of the newest Sun Devils, wide receiver Alonzo Agwuenu. The 6'4" playmaker details his journey to ASU, what to expect from his tremendous on-field talent and why he loves having lofty expectations.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 12:05am PDT

Episode 24 - ASU Signing Day Recap and Analysis

The 2012 edition of National Signing Day is in the books for the Arizona State Sun Devils, and Speak of the Devils was on the frontlines all day. First up is a detailed look at what ASU’s Pac-12 competition did on Wednesday. Then it’s time for the main event (starting at the 11:39 mark), where we break down the entire list of the 23-member class of new Sun Devils. We then finish by taking a look ahead at the Devils’ top needs for 2013.

Stay tuned after the show (starting at 1:19:26) for the complete audio of Todd Graham’s Signing Day press conference.

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

Episode 23 - DJ Foster Commits, Recruiting News and Signing Day Predictions

Signing Day is on February 1st and in this bonus Speak of the Devils, we make sure you have the latest and most detailed information. First, we examine the big news of D.J. Foster's decision to be a Sun Devil, before giving you the latest news from a very busy final weekend of recruiting. Finally, we break down the Top 10 remaining uncommitted ASU targets and make the bold predicitons of where they will eventually sign.

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Episode 22 - ASU Signing Day Preview

The first major event of the Todd Graham era is less than one week away. That is, of course, National Letter of Intent Day, which is rapidly approaching on February 1st. Speak of the Devils provides you the most complete and in-depth coverage of Signing Day that you will find anywhere. We begin by talking to Hod Rabino of DevilsDigest.com, who provides insider info you won't find anywhere else. Then Joe and Brad break down the Devils prospects position-by-position and give you the names you need to know, the ones to forget and the last-minute battles. Finally, we answer listener questions from Twitter. This is one recruiting special you can't afford to miss.

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Direct download: Episode_22_-_ASU_Signing_Day_Preview.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 1:24am PDT

Episode 21 - The 2011 Speak of the Devils Awards Show

The show everyone has waited for is here: the First Annual Speak of the Devils Award Spectacular.

After getting you caught up on all the latest news, Joe provides a detailed recruiting update before the main event. Speak of the Devils rolls out the maroon-and-gold carpet for this prestigious night. We hand out the major awards for the best--and worst--of the 2011 season. You don't want to miss this marquee event.

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Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 1:26am PDT

Episode 20 - Tim Healey on ASU Football, Basketball and Baseball

You don't earn a name like "The Voice of the Sun Devils" by being a one-trick pony. Tim Healey, the oustanding play-by-play voice of Arizona State football, basketball and baseball returns to the show to kick off 2012 in style. We discuss the new era of Sun Devil football, what Todd Graham's greatest challenges will be and the future of Vontaze Burfict and Brock Osweiler before looking at the troubled basketball team. Capping off the show is a look ahead to ASU baseball.

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Direct download: Episode_20_-_Tim_Healey.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 10:41pm PDT



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