San Diego, CA – The Sun Devils dreams of an 11-win season turned into a Holiday Bowl nightmare as the Texas Tech Red Raiders dominated ASU on both sides of the ball Monday night at Qualcomm Stadium.
The Sun Devils started slow, fell behind early and couldn’t find a way to get back in the game. Here’s the quarterly breakdown on how things played out in the 2013 Holiday Bowl.
Texas Tech got off to a fast start on their opening drive with both Davis Webb and Michael Brewer as the signal callers. Webb was effective passing the ball, while Brewer mixed in a few running...
Day two of bowl practice wrapped up at Mesa College, with ASU players in eager anticipation for the Holiday Bowl. Even with RB Marion Grice out for the bowl game, the squad seems ready to face the likes of Texas Tech.
Safety Alden Darby discussed how he is handling the absence of his teammate Grice and what the offense is doing in order to compensate for this loss.
“I have full confidence in D.J. Foster. He really stepped up in the PAC-12 Championship Game, when we needed him on a big stage. We are approaching this game just like we did the championship. We aren’t worried; we know D.J....
Day three of Holiday Bowl week kicked off with the coaches press conference. Arizona State’s Todd Graham and Texas Tech’s Kliff Kingsbury agreed that they couldn’t be more thrilled to have their teams playing in San Diego.
The main topic of conversation for ASU was the playing status of RB Marion Grice, who injured his leg during the UCLA game on Nov. 23rd.
When I spoke with Coach Graham he said, “Marion probably won’t play in the bowl. Losing him is a big disappointment but luckily we have D.J. Foster. Foster is an explosive player and he will be receiving more snaps, his role...