Sun Devils square off with Colorado on SaturdayPosted: Updated:
The Arizona State University football team returns home this weekend to take on Colorado on Saturday at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe. The game is slated to kickoff at 7 p.m. PT and will be broadcast live on the Pac-12 Networks.
The Sun Devil football program is currently in its 101st season of competition in 2013. The Sun Devils are 572-364-24 (.609) all-time and have appeared in 26 bowl games, compiling a 13-12-1 record in such contests. Arizona State kicked off the 2013 campaign with a rout over Sacramento State in a rare Thursday night tilt, knocking off the Hornets 55-0 at Sun Devil Stadium, followed by a dramatic 32-30 victory over No. 20 Wisconsin and dropped their first game of the season to No. 5 Stanford in Palo Alto. ASU dispatched of USC this past weekend with a 62-41 offensive clinic to improve to 1-1 in Pac-12 play this season. The Sun Devils wrapped up their non-conference slate for the season with a tough 37-34 loss to Notre Dame as part of the Shamrock Series, which took place in Arlington, Texas.
ON THE AIR The MidFirst Bank Sun Devil-IMG Sports Network will carry all 12 of ASU's football games live on its 10-station radio network, including flagship station Sports 620 KTAR AM. Tim Healey (play-by-play) and former Sun Devil quarterback Jeff Van Raaphorst (color analyst) will call the action with Doug Franz reporting from the sidelines. This week's game will be broadcast on 620 KTAR AM. Weekly radio coverage begins two hours prior to kickoff with the "Talking Stick Resort Sun Devil Tailgate Show," hosted by Doug Franz. The game will also be broadcast on Sirius Channel 110 and XM Channel 198.
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION Saturday's contest will mark the second appearance for ASU on the Pac-12 Networks this season. ASU is 1-0 this season when playing on the Pac-12 Networks. The Sun Devils will kick off at 7:30 p.m. Arizona time. Kevin Calabro will be on the call for the broadcast with Yogi Roth alongside as analyst. Jill Savage will report from the sidelines.
ON THE BUFFALOES ASU is 4-0 all-time against Colorado with al four contests taking place this decade. ASU overcame a sluggish first half last seaso to knock of CU 51-17 in Boulder. The Sun Devils scored more points in last year's contest than Colorado has in the entire series against ASU. ASU has won two games in Tempe and two in Boulder against CU and have outsored the Buffaloes 153-48 in those contests. Colorado is coming off a 57-16 defeat to No. 2 Oregon.
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