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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Direct download: Episode_19_-_Scott_Peters_and_ASU_vs_Boise_State_Preview.mp3
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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Direct download: Episode_18_-_ASU_Hires_Todd_Graham.mp3
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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Direct download: Episode_16_-_ASU_Coaching_Search_and_Candidate_Update.mp3
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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Direct download: Episode_15_-_Coaching_Candidates.mp3
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.

Direct download: Episode_14_-_Kyle_Caldwell_and_Coaching_Candidates.mp3
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".

Direct download: Episode_13_-_ASU_vs_Arizona.mp3
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

Episode 12 - ASU vs. UCLA Recap and Vince Marotta

3rd and 29. Wide left. Yikes. In the wake of the disappointing result of the UCLA game, it must be remembered that the season and quest for the Pac-12 South title are far from lost. Providing proper persepective on that, as well as a number of ASU topics is the great Vince Marotta, one of the most respected and well-known Valley sports personalities. In addition, Brad breaks down this week's opponent, the Washington State Cougars, and what the Sun Devils must do to get back on track.

Direct download: Episode_12_-_UCLA_Recap_and_Vince_Marotta.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 9:52pm PDT

Episode 11 Part II - Colorado Recap and ASU vs. UCLA Preview

After a terrific Part 1 interview with Channel 3's Tim Ring, Speak of the Devils gets you ready for this week's huge Pac-12 South showdown with the UCLA Bruins. First up is an in-depth recap of the big win over Colorado. Then we examine the current state of the Pac-12, buy and sell some Sun Devil Stocks and investigate why the Phoenix-area has yet to fully embrace this ASU team. We cap it off with an full scouting report and breakdown of the ASU vs UCLA game and present the Sun Devils' keys to victory.

Direct download: Episode_11_Part_2_-_ASU_vs_UCLA.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 1:45am PDT

Episode 11 Part I - Tim Ring on ASU

In Part 1 of this week's Speak of the Devils, Brad and Joe are joined by Tim Ring, the outstanding Sports Director from Channel 3 here in Phoenix.  Tim provides great insight and analysis on how the Sun Devils have exceeded expectations, what Brock Osweiler and Vontaze Burfict mean to the program, what to look for on Saturday against UCLA and if Coach Erickson can expect a contract extension.  Oh, and you bet we'll talk about his now famous interview with former Sun Devil Kerry Taylor and what merit Taylor's scandalous claims have now.

Direct download: Episode_11_Part_1_-_Tim_Ring.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 10:09pm PDT

Episode 10 - Kyle Caldwell and Colorado Preview

It's Homecoming week at ASU so it's only appropriate we bring a former Sun Devil great onto the show.  Kyle Caldwell, the standout defensive end from 2003-2006, joins Speak of the Devils to breakdown Arizona State's season thus far before providing a fascinating look at the recruiting process from a top prospect's point of view.  Joe and Brad also project how the Pac-12 will finish and it's effect on the BCS, buy or sell Sun Devil Stocks and examine the psyche of a fan before giving a full Colorado preview. Also, do not miss some exciting info on how you can get the upcoming ASU "Shirt of the Week".

Direct download: Episode_10_-_Kyle_Caldwell.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 1:11am PDT

Episode 9 - Oregon Ducks Recap and Midterm Grades

The Arizona State Sun Devils may have Week 8 off, but not Speak of the Devils! Joe and Brad are here to give you a full and in-depth breakdown of the Devils' loss to the Ducks and what it all means in the grand scheme of the 2011 season.  After another buy or sell session with the Sun Devil Stock Report, class is in session as the guys hand out their Bye Week Report Cards.  See who made the grade and who is in dire need of extra credit.

Direct download: Episode_9_-_Oregon_Recap_and_Midseason_Grades.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 1:43am PDT

Episode 8 Part II - ASU vs. Oregon Preview

Will this Saturday be a preview of the inaugural Pac-12 Championship Game in December?  It very well could be, as #18 Arizona State heads up to Eugene to battle #9 Oregon.  Brad and Joe have everything you need to know about a game so important, ESPN's College GameDay will be on-site.  In addition to an in-depth breakdown and scouting report, this episode features a chat with Chris Courtney of eDuck.com, who provides a behind-enemy-lines look at the explosive Ducks.  Listen in an learn how the Sun Devils can pull off the upset victory.

Direct download: Episode_8_Part_II_-_ASU_vs_Oregon.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 10:29pm PDT

Episode 8 Part I - Juan Roque

The biggest game of the season calls for one of the biggest legends in ASU's storied history.  In Part I, Joe and Brad catch up with ASU All-American and Hall of Famer Juan Roque.  The three Devils cover a wide range of topics including the Utah win, the struggles of the offensive line and the firing of Mike Stoops before the main event - breaking down how Arizona State can upset the Oregon Ducks this Saturday. This is a must listen for all members of Sun Devil Nation.

Direct download: Episode_8_Part_I_-_Juan_Roque.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 10:32pm PDT

Episode 7 - Doug Haller and Utah Preview

Coming off a messy but ultimately successful win, the Arizona State Sun Devils hit the road for their most important game of the season as they battle the Utah Utes. After fully recapping ASU's win over the Oregon State Beavers, Brad and Joe interview the Arizona Republic's outstanding ASU beat writer, Doug Haller, to breakdown the OSU game and preview what lies ahead.  The Sun Devil Stock Report returns to examine how the other Pac-12 teams are faring, the Pac-12 Fantasy Football Challenge debuts and we answer fan questions before a full and comprehensive breakdown of what to expect from Saturday's ASU vs Utah battle.

Direct download: Episode_7_-_Doug_Haller_and_Utah_Preview.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 1:48am PDT

Episode 6 Part II - USC Breakdown, Sun Devil Stocks and OSU Scouting Report

After a great Part I of this episode that featured an in-depth interview with the legendary Tim Healey, Part II is here to get your ready for this Saturday.  First, Joe and Brad breakdown the Sun Devils' epic win over USC and hand out their weekly game ball awards. An excellent Sun Devil Stock Report examines the Pac-12 coaching situation before they go in-depth in previewing this Saturday's home game against the Oregon State Beavers.

Direct download: Episode_6_Part_2_-_USC_Breakdown.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 11:30pm PDT

Episode 6 Part I - In-Depth Chat with Tim Healey

After a historic win over the USC Trojans, this Speak of the Devils episode was so jam packed we had to split it into two parts. In Part I, Joe and Brad have an in-depth discussion with the iconic "Voice of the Sun Devils" Tim Healey.  Tim reflects upon the now-ended USC winning streak, his analysis of Brock Osweiler and what the win means for the Sun Devils in the Pac-12 South title hunt.  He also examines ASU's next opponent Oregon State and dishes on his top moments during his time as the play-by-play man for Sun Devil sports and his favorite destinations among the other conference teams. Plus, find out where to get an awesome deviled egg while in Corvallis.

Direct download: Episode_6_Part_I_-_Tim_Healey.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 11:58pm PDT

Episode 5 - Illinois Recap, USC Preview and Sun Devil Stocks

For the first time in show history, Speak of the Devils has to discuss an Arizona State loss.  Joe and Brad analyze the non-conference road defeat and then buy or sell in the debut of the Sun Devil Stock segment, sure to be a fan favorite.  The attention then shifts to previewing the huge showdown with the USC Trojans.  Can ASU finally break an 11-year streak of futility?  Yes, if they follow the blueprint outlined by Speak of the Devils.

Direct download: Episode_5_-_USC_Preview.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 1:55am PDT

Episode 4 - Mizzou Recap, Hod Rabino and Illinois Preview

The biggest win for Arizona State in four years warrants the biggest Speak of the Devils episode to date.  Joe and Brad breakdown the Sun Devils' thrilling 37-30 overtime win and then talk with Hod Rabino of DevilsDigest.com for his expert take on ASU's recruiting present and future.  Then we take a detailed look at Saturday's key road game against Illinois and identify the key match-ups and what ASU must do to move to 3-0.  Plus, if you are heading to Champaign to support your Devils, we have all the info you need.

Note: since the recording, the Sun Devil Club had to cancel their viewing party event that we discuss on the show due to contractual difficulties with the Big Ten Network.

Direct download: Episode_4_-_Mizzou_Win_and_Illinois_Preview.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 2:43am PDT

Episode 3 - John Anderson, Doug Haller and a Blackout Preview

The Devils' first big test of the season calls for a jam-packed show, and Speak of the Devils delivers. We recap the UC Davis win and then talk with John Anderson, anchor of ESPN's SportsCenter to get an in-depth look at the Missouri Tigers.  Not only that, we also discuss Friday's game with the outstanding ASU beat writer for The Arizona Republic Doug Haller.  We breakdown the key matchups and keys for a Sun Devil victory and throw in some expert tailgating tips for good measure.  A can't miss show.

Direct download: Episode_3_-_Blackout.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 9:19am PDT

Speak of the Devils now on iTunes

The time has come.  Your favorite Arizona State football podcast is now on iTunes.

Head on over to iTunes now and subscribe to "Speak of the Devils".  It's free, and it is the easiest and quickest way to get new episodes.  Leaving a 5-star review also would be appreciated and would certainly help secure a Sun Devil victory.

While you're at it, follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.

Category:News -- posted at: 5:24pm PDT

Episode 2 - Tim Healey and UC Davis Preview

The kickoff of the 2011 season is just a few days away and who better to talk to than "The Voice of Sun Devil Athletics" Tim Healey.  The legendary broadcaster joins the show and outlines how ASU can reach their lofty expectations and what to look for in the season opener. In the popular "Devil's Advocate" segment, Joe and Brad discuss ASU's self-inflicted wounds over the years and how to fix them. They also preview the defense and special teams before breaking down the season opener against UC Davis.  As an exclusive bonus, tailgater master Joe provides tips that are guaranteed to make gameday a success off the field. 

Direct download: Episode_2_-_Tim_Healey.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 2:37pm PDT

Episode 1 - Juan Roque and Offensive Preview

The long anticipated first episode is here and it delivers.  If you're looking for IN-DEPTH coverage of your Sun Devils, this is the show for you.  In the debut, Joe and Brad discuss the rocky off-season ASU has faced, the pressure of expectations and preview the potentially great offense.  Joe also gives listeners a comprehensive recruiting update before the main event - a discussion with ASU legend, Hall of Famer and All-American tackle of the fabled 1996 Pac-10 champion team, Juan Roque.  Sit back and enjoy the show, Sun Devil Nation.

Direct download: Episode_1_-_Juan_Roque.mp3
Category:Speak of the Devils -- posted at: 11:46am PDT

Speak of the Devils Coming Soon.  Very Soon.

The wait is almost over.

The podcast ASU fans have been waiting for their entire lives is just a few days away.  Joe Healey and Brad Denny will bring you the premier source for in-depth analysis and interviews with those that matter most to the Sun Devils.

We've got some great guests lined up that will prove that this show was worth the wait.

In the mean time, Like the show on Facebook and follow on Twitter.

Category:News -- posted at: 6:44pm PDT





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