Devil’s Junkie Podcast (S4,E6): ASU Fall Camp Media Day Show

August 14, 2018

Breakdown (77 Minutes)

Intro: Ralph Amsden breaks down some of Fall camp's most pertinent news, notes and observations.

Interview with DB Terin Adams (16:10) 

Interview with DB Demonte King: (34:20)

Interview with OL Steven Miller: (44:50)

(58:15): Ralph Amsden answers questions from DevilsDigest Subscribers and his Twitter followers

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Devil’s Junkie Minicast: Fall Practice Notes, and an Interview with Trelon Smith

August 5, 2018

Ralph Amsden talks about the vibe of Arizona State's first two fall practices under new Head Coach Herm Edwards, and notes his early standout players. Ralph also interviews sophomore running back Trelon Smith about his thoughts on the newcomers at running back, his relationship with Kalen Ballage, and his expectations for himself.

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Devil’s Junkie Minicast: Pac-12 Media Recap, N’Keal Harry Interview

August 1, 2018

Ralph Amsden joined Hod Rabino for DevilsDigest.com coverage of Pac-12 Media Day from Hollywood, California. Ralph talks about the things that stood out to him at Media Day, and interviews N'Keal Harry about his growth as a person as well as a football player. The podcast finishes with some thoughts on Arizona State being voted dead last in the Pac-12 South by the media.

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The Devil’s Junkie Podcast: Season 4, Episode 5

July 4, 2018
Breakdown (60 Minutes)
 
Intro
 
(4:40) Ralph Amsden and Chilly Interview 4-Star DB Jordan Clark at the Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge
 
(18:50) Commitment Issues Podcast Co-Host Rob Cassidy and Rivals Recruiting Analyst Rob Cassidy gives his take on the Herm Edwards era
 
(31:00) Former ASU OL Marshal Nathe gives his analysis on ASU's most recent OL commit, Joey Capra of Placer High in Auburn, California
 
(45:10) Rivals National Basketball Analyst Eric Bossi gives his take on Michael Foster's decommitment, and his thoughts on the emergence of ASU Basketball
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The Devil’s Junkie Podcast: Season 4, Episode 4

June 23, 2018
Episode 4 Rundown (105 minutes)
 
(Intro) Ralph Amsden talks about the explosion of recent commits, seven in the last three weeks! Who did they land, and what do they bring to the table?
 
(28:00) Marshal Nathe weighs in on several topics, but primarily talks about what Arizona State is getting in Waxahachie, Texas OL commit LaDarius Henderson. 
 
(49:00) Ralph Amsden breaks down where ASU stands within the state of Arizona after landing three in-state recruits.
 
(1:11:30) Bobby Hurley just held a press conference looking ahead to the 2018-2019 basketball season. What will ASU's identity be on the court, and how can they replace Tra Holder, Shannon Evans and Kodi Justice?
 
(1:24:00) Ralph Amsden takes questions from listeners.
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Devil’s Junkie Minicast: An Interview with ASU WR Commit Ricky Pearsall Jr

June 21, 2018

Ralph Amsden talks with 2019 Corona del Sol WR Ricky Pearsall Jr. after he announced his verbal commitment to play for Arizona State University.

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Devil’s Junkie Minicast: An Interview with ASU QB Commit Joey Yellen

June 10, 2018

Ralph Amsden talks with 2019 Mission Viejo QB Joey Yellen after he announced his verbal commitment to play for Arizona State University.

(14 total minutes)

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The Devil’s Junkie Podcast: Season 4, Episode 3

June 3, 2018

Episode 2 Rundown (74 minutes)

(Intro) Ralph Amsden and Hod Rabino break down Arizona State football's recruiting strategy with ASU’s Director of Player Personnel Al Luginbill heading up the evaluation process of potential recruits. 

(42:00) Hear Al Luginbill's answer's to Hod Rabino and Ralph Amsden's recruiting questions.

(58:00) Ralph Amsden summarizes everything Al Luginbill shared about Arizona State's recruiting strategy, and reflects on whether it will be successful. Ralph also ponders the potential fallout from Arizona State's decision to cut players from an already thin roster, such as freshman Loren Mondy, who had been committed to ASU for four years before arriving on campus.

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The Devil’s Junkie Podcast: Season 4, Episode 2

May 24, 2018

Episode 2 Rundown (86 minutes)

(Intro) Ralph Amsden opens up the show talking about Arizona State's national media reputation since Herm Edwards' settled in, and muses about what exactly motivates soon-to-be third-year starter at QB, Manny Wilkins.

(22:00) Recruiting! Arizona State doesn't have any 2019 commits- should you worry? Who could they land at each position?

(48:00) Former ASU LB Antonio Longino talks about his time at ASU, his thoughts on the current team, the adversity he faced after leaving ASU, and the book (Fourth and Trenches) he wrote with his brother.

(1:12:00) DevilsDigest.com reporter Jack Harris talks about Arizona State's 2018 baseball season. What went wrong? Can things be salvagedin the immediate future?

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The Devil’s Junkie Podcast: Season 4, Episode 1

April 29, 2018

Welcome to Season 4 of the Devil's Junkie Podcast!

Episode 1 Rundown (57 minutes)

Ralph Amsden opens up the show talking about Arizona State's most recent basketball commit, Uros Plavsic, and brings in Rivals National Basketball Analyst Corey Evans to analyze the Sun Devils' 2018 basketball recruiting class (4:45).

(15:45) Local 2019 Chandler High QB Jacob Conover and TE Brayden Liebrock are on official visits this weekend, what do you need to know about them?

(20:00) The 'vibe' of practice is much more relaxed. A conversation with Devil's Digest publisher Hod Rabino on how the new atmosphere could possibly affect the team.

(26:00) Talking about Spring standouts and Blake Barnett's transfer. 

(30:00) What do Manny Wilkins and Herm Edwards need to do to be on the same page?

(37:00) A look at where ASU player were taken in this weekend's NFL Draft, and a conversation with former ASU OL Marshal Nathe on his medical retirement, and how he sees ASU's draft eligible players faring in the NFL.

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