Arizona State Rumors & News

  • Arizona State transfer QB Blake Barnett wins eligibility appeal

    Arizona Republic "Arizona State transfer quarterback Blake Barnett is immediately eligible to play per an appeal ruling from the NCAA. Barnett left Alabama on Sept. 28, 2016, playing in the Tide's first game against USC and leaving after four games. When he signed with ASU in December, it was thought that he..." February 01

  • Report: Alabama loses second assistant as Billy Napier to be named Arizona State OC

    CBS Sports "It looks like Nick Saban is in the market for a new wide receivers coach. According to a report from, Alabama assistant Billy Napier is about to change his title to offensive coordinator at Arizona State. Napier has been Alabama's receivers coach since the 2013 season, but he does..." January 29

  • Longtime college coordinator Phil Bennett to take over Arizona State defense

    Scout "Arizona State head coach Todd Graham has agreed to turn over the program's defensive coordinating and play calling duties to longtime college coach Phil Bennett according to multiple sources. After meeting with coaches in Nashville earlier in the week at the American Football Coaches..." January 11

  • Highland WR Tyler Johnson commits to Arizona State

    Arizona Republic "Gilbert Highland hybrid tight end/wide receiver Tyler Johnson, who made All-Arizona his junior year, announced on Twitter on Friday that he has committed to Arizona State. Johnson, a 6-foot-4, 245-pound senior, had both ASU and Arizona among his top 14 choices last summer. He also listed..." December 17

  • Four-star CB Alex Perry commits to Arizona State

    Arizona Republic "Arizona State has finished last nationally in pass defense the last two regular seasons. The Sun Devils' need for help in the secondary is obvious. On Tuesday, they got some. Four-star cornerback Alex Perry of Las Vegas Bishop Gorman announced his commitment to ASU on Twitter. Perry is the..." December 13

  • Ex-Alabama quarterback Blake Barnett commits to Arizona State

    ESPN "Former Alabama quarterback Blake Barnett has committed to Arizona State. He revealed his choice Monday night in a tweet accompanied by a photo with Sun Devils head coach Todd Graham, offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Chip Lindsey and receivers coach Jay Norvell. In September, Barnett..." December 06

  • Arizona runs over Arizona State with 511 rushing yards

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona ran for a school-record 511 yards and unleashed a series of big plays to beat rival Arizona State 56-35, avoiding a winless conference season and preventing the Sun Devils from becoming bowl eligible Friday night in a Territorial Cup matchup in Tucson, Ariz. The Wildcats (3-8, 1-8..." November 26

  • ASU AD Ray Anderson: Todd Graham will return as coach next season

    Arizona Sports "Todd Graham will return as Arizona State’s football coach no matter what happens the rest of this season, Sun Devils Vice President for University Athletics Ray Anderson said Tuesday. “There should be no question in anyone’s mind as far as I’m concerned,” Anderson said. “He’s brought stability..." November 15

  • Oregon beats Arizona State to halt five-game skid

    The Sports Xchange "Oregon freshman quarterback Justin Herbert tied the school record with 489 passing yards as the Ducks snapped a five-game losing streak with a 54-35 win over Arizona State Saturday afternoon at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore. Herbert was 31 of 42 and threw four touchdown passes while tying..." October 29

  • Falk's three TD passes carry Washington State past Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "Washington State quarterback Luke Falk threw for three touchdowns, Robert Taylor returned a kick return 100 yards, and the Cougars held on to win their fifth consecutive game with a 37-32 victory at Arizona State on Saturday night in Tempe, Ariz. WSU (5-2, 4-0 Pac-12) remained tied with..." October 23

  • Washington State's Mike Leach questions ASU's signal stealing

    Arizona Republic "For the second consecutive season, an opponent is questioning Arizona State’s integrity when it comes to signal stealing. Washington State coach Mike Leach – whose red-hot Cougars this week visit Sun Devil Stadium – didn’t come out and accuse ASU coach Todd Graham of illegal practices, but..." October 18

  • Lindsay rushes for 219 yards as Colorado defeats Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "Phillip Lindsay rushed for 219 yards and three touchdowns to lead Colorado to a 40-16 victory over visiting Arizona State on Saturday night at Folsom Field in Boulder, Colo. Sefo Liufau completed 23 of 31 passes for 265 yards for Colorado (5-2, 3-1 Pac-12 Conference), which beat the Sun..." October 16

  • Arizona State's Brady White will miss rest of season due to right foot injury

    Arizona Republic "Arizona State coach Todd Graham announced Monday that redshirt-freshman quarterback Brady White suffered a season-ending right foot injury in last week's win over UCLA, possibly putting the Sun Devils in a difficult situation for Saturday's first-place showdown at Colorado. "My heart goes out..." October 11

  • Arizona State holds on for 23-20 win over UCLA

    The Sports Xchange "Injuries to both starting quarterbacks became a significant factor in Arizona State's 23-20 victory over UCLA on Saturday night in a Pac-12 game in Tempe, Ariz. UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen and Arizona State's Brady White gave way to backups because of injuries. White was playing in place..." October 09

  • ASU kicker Zane Gonzalez breaks NCAA field goal record

    Arizona Sports "Arizona State kicker Zane Gonzalez broke the NCAA record for field goals in a career with his 89th successful attempt and third of the game, a 46-yard attempt in the third quarter of ASU’s game against UCLA on Saturday at Sun Devil Stadium. Gonzalez broke Dustin Hopkins’ mark of 88, set at..." October 09

  • Darnold leads USC past Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "Sam Darnold passed for 352 yards and threw three touchdown passes to JuJu Smith-Schuster as the USC Trojans defeated the Arizona State Sun Devils 41-20 on Saturday night at Memorial Coliseum. Smith-Schuster had seven catches for 123 yards and Justin Davis rushed 14 times for 123 yards and a..." October 02

  • Arizona State's Manny Wilkins needs help to get to the locker room before halftime

    Arizona Sports "Arizona State didn’t play a good first half of football at USC, and it got a lot worse just before halftime when the Sun Devils’ starting quarterback went down with an injury. Manny Wilkins got sacked with 2:24 left in the second quarter and immediately reached for his lower left leg.. Trainers..." October 02

  • Late burst lifts Arizona State over Cal

    The Sports Xchange "TEMPE, Ariz. -- Manny Wilkins threw for 290 yards and a touchdown and rushed for three touchdowns, and Arizona State scored 10 points off two late turnovers for a 51-41 victory over California in the Pac-12 opener for both on Saturday night at Sun Devil Stadium. Wilkins threw a 30-yard..." September 25

  • Arizona State avoids upset at Texas-San Antonio

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona State running back Kalen Ballage scored the winning points on a direct snap with 3:15 left, Zane Gonzalez kicked two 54-yard field goals and the Sun Devils rallied to beat Texas-San Antonio 32-28 on Friday night at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Arizona State (3-0) scored the final 20..." September 17

  • Ballage ties NCAA record in Arizona State win

    The Sports Xchange "Kalen Ballage tied an NCAA record with eight touchdowns to lead Arizona State to a 68-55 victory over visiting Texas Tech in a shootout Saturday night at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz. Ballage ran for 137 yards and seven touchdowns and also hauled in a 39-yard touchdown pass for Arizona..." September 11

  • Arizona State pulls away from Northern Arizona

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona State sophomore quarterback Manny Wilkins passed for 180 yards and rushed for 89 yards and a touchdown in his first career start, and the Sun Devils recorded a 44-13 victory over Northern Arizona in the season opener for both teams Saturday in Tempe, Ariz. Halfback Demario Richard..." September 04