The artificial noise blared throughout the Dickey Dome as players and coaches moved up and down the practice field. Whether it was offensive coordinator Mike Norvell’s animated actions during the team segment or the lengthy post-practice talk from head coach Todd Graham, it was clear the team is gearing up for its first look at a FBS team this season.
After putting 63 points on the NAU Lumberjacks, the Sun Devils welcome Illinois to Tempe for a Saturday night showdown that has people across the nation excited. The game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN, with Mark Jones providing the play-by-play and Brock Huard serving as the game analyst. Jessica Mendoza will provide the sideline reports.
Are you ready for the Maroon Monsoon that is rolling into Tempe on Saturday night? We need #SunDevilNation to put on their best maroon outfits to help ASU power past the Fighting Illini! It’s our opportunity to blanket Sun Devil Stadium in maroon and show the rest of the country how great our fans are.
The game on Saturday will also be broadcast locally on KTAR-FM 92.3 and broadcast nationally on Dial Global Sports, with John Tautges and Terry Donahue providing the call.
Weekly radio coverage begins two hours prior to kickoff with the “Talking Stick Resort Sun Devil Tailgate Show,” hosted by Doug Franz.