In this edition of the Devil's Junkie Podcast, Ralph Amsden examines the make-up of the coaching staff after the arrival of Billy Napier, previews ASU's 2017 class on the eve on signing day, talks with some walk-ons that the Sun Devils are bringing into the program, and takes questions from the Devil's Digest subscribers.
Season 3 of The Devil's Junkie Podcast kicks off with host Ralph Amsden examining the recent coaching departures, as well as how they're impacting both recruiting and Arizona State's impact in the Pac-12.
Ralph compares Arizona State's recent coaching carousel to the smash hit film, Good Luck Chuck. A film, ironically, directed by a man named Mark Helfrich.
Segment 1 (3:45)
Why did Chip Lindsey leave for Auburn? A look at how Arizona State lost their second offensive coordinator in two years, as well as an examination of how all the rest of the assistant coaching changes Arizona State has experienced are impacting Arizona State's ability to be succesful on the field, as well as in recruiting.
Segment 2 (22:13)
What direction will the Sun Devils go in theis search for an offensive coordinator? A look and the candidates, and why they might, or might not fit.
Segment 3 (37:35)
Arizona State has managed to secure a decent amount of talent over the last two seasons in spite of instability. Ralph breaks down the talent on the current roster, the depth, and what the program's needs are.
Segment 4 (58:52)
Ralph takes questions from DevilsDigest.com subscribers and people on Twitter.
In this episode Ralph Amsden brings in DevilsDigest.com publisher Hod Rabino to talk recruiting questions and concerns regarding the 2017 class, as well as Hod's memories of this year's group of seniors. He also talks with DevilsDigest staff writer Fabian Ardaya about the type of offense that Utah runs, and about Arizona State's chances of knocking off the ranked team.
Ralph Amsden, Brett Quintyne and Chilly talk about Arizona State's 37-32 loss to Washington State, as well as Todd Graham's confrontation with Mike Leach afterward.
Ralph Amsden, Brett Quintyne and Chilly talk about Arizona State's flat performance in Boulder, and grapple over whether or not ASU lost to a "better" team.
Ralph Amsden, Brett Quintyne and Chilly reflect on Arizona State's 23-20 win over UCLA to move to 5-1, and discuss what to expect in an upstart Colorado team in Boulder next week.
Ralph Amsden, Brett Quintyne and Chilly talk about Arizona State's blowout loss to USC, and what needs to be done to right the ship this week to secure a win over the UCLA Bruins.
Ralph Amsden, Brett Quintyne and Chilly walk through what was a bizarre and discouraging first half for Arizona against Cal, and then an insane offensive and defensive explosion in the second half to keep the Sun Devils undefeated.
Ralph Amsden, Brett Quintyne and Chilly discuss Arizona State's 32-28 win over UTSA, and look ahead to the Sun Devils attempt to go 4-0 with a victory over Cal.
Ralph Amsden, Brett Quintyne and Chilly talk about Arizona State's 68-55 win over Texas Tech, and talk about how this win adjusts season expectations.