Former Santa Rita wide receiver J.J. Holliday is giving up football for an internship with ADP.
J.J. Holliday bought his first home, with the help of his mom, as a college junior. He called it an investment.
ASU running back Marion Grice, whose brother was murdered last week, was named the offensive MVP after rushing for 159 yards and two TDs.
Sun Devils quarterback Taylor Kelly, left, celebrates his 1-yard touchdown with Rashad Ross. Kelly also threw four touchdown passes.
SAN FRANCISCO - Taylor Kelly, Marion Grice and the rest of the Arizona State offense put an emphatic finish on coach Todd Graham's successful first season with the Sun Devils.
A win today, ASU coach Todd Graham says, would be "a giant step for our program. I mean, eight wins. That's a heck of a first year."
SAN FRANCISCO - There are more-prestigious bowls, better matchups with better payouts. But Arizona State has a rare opportunity against Navy in today's Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl at AT&T Park.
TEMPE - Arizona State knocked out Northern Arizona quarterback Cary Grossart before halftime, didn't play against Illinois starter Nathan Scheelhaase and missed Missouri first-teamer James Franklin.
Jon Hays filled in last year, and the Utes went 6-3 with him starting. Hays says he feels much more prepared this year.
Arizona State punt returner Jamal Miles coughed up the ball last week, one of four turnovers by the Sun Devils against Missouri.
Brandon Magee grew up liking the Boston Red Sox. "They had B's on their hats," he said. "For Brandon." His dream came true this year when the major-league team drafted him in the 23rd round.