If Pac-12 fans somehow needed more proof that the league doesn’t get the respect it deserves nationally, it came this week.
CULVER CITY, Calif. - It's probably safe to say that Todd Graham has never been to Eagle, Idaho.
Taylor Kelly, third in the quarterback pecking order as the 2012 season began, set a single-season ASU record with a 67.1 completion percentage.
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.
Taylor Kelly was ASU's third-string quarterback after spring drills in April. After lots of hard work, he won the starter's job in fall camp.
SAN FRANCISCO - Taylor Kelly knows he can't relax. Not with Michael Eubank and Mike Bercovici still wanting his job as Arizona State's starting quarterback. Not with a talented quarterback from Alpharetta, Ga., committed to the Sun Devils' 2013 recruiting class.
SAN FRANCISCO — Taylor Kelly knows he can’t relax. Not with Michael Eubank and Mike Bercovici still wanting his job as Arizona State’s starting quarterback. Not with a talented quarterback from Alpharetta, Ga., committed to the Sun Devils’ 2013 recruiting class.
Receiver Robert Woods and USC fell to ASU last season 43-22, ending an 11-game win streak against the Devils. "We remember that game," he said.
LOS ANGELES - If USC hopes to think about a big finish to its disappointing season, the No. 21-ranked Trojans realize they must improve quickly and significantly on defense.
ASU receiver Kevin Ozier rises above the California defense late in the first half to grab the first of his two touchdown catches.
BERKELEY, Calif. - After California cut a 13-point deficit to three, Arizona State coach Todd Graham had no hesitation putting the ball in Taylor Kelly's hands in his first conference road game.