Speak of the Devils Podcast Sitdown Series: Kyle and Connor Soelle

Brotherly love in Tempe
Connor (18) and Kyle Soelle (34)
Connor (18) and Kyle Soelle (34)(Sun Devil Athletics)
Updated: Aug. 16, 2022 at 5:00 PM MST
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TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- What’s better than one homegrown star linebacker? TWO homegrown star linebackers. This fall, Arizona State fans will get to see something special. For the last few seasons, Kyle Soelle has emerged as one of the more productive and unsung linebackers in the Pac-12. And this season, he will likely be joined in the starting lineup by his younger brother Connor. Their love of ASU began as kids, with goals set to one day become one of the Sun Devils they watched play. That mission was accomplished when Connor joined Kyle at ASU in 2019, and now as Kyle gears up for a final season in Tempe, he’ll get to play alongside his brother—who’s poised for a breakout of his own.

On this episode, Kyle, Connor, and I discuss what it means to play alongside each other for their hometown university, the pride they carry with them as homegrown players, how deep their brotherly competitive streak runs, what to expect out of the defense this fall, and so much more.

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