Head coach Todd Graham answers questions about last Saturday's game against Mizzou and starting Pac-12 conference play against Utah this week.
Both ASU and Utah are 2-1 heading into conference opener
The Sun Devils dropped their first game of the season
The ASU head football coach recaps the team's performance against Illinois and looks ahead to this week's tilt against Mizzou.
The ASU head football coach recaps the team's performance against NAU and looks ahead to this week's tilt against Illinois.
--Beating the bullet: ASU's Lewis ready to return (by Doug Haller, Arizona Republic/March 10, 2012)
--Lewis returns to ASU; says he won't redshirt this season (Arizona Republic/Aug. 18, 2011)
--ASU hoping Lewis can make early impact (Arizona Republic/Aug. 24, 2010)
ASU: Earned a letter as a true Freshman...speedy, electrifying running back with game-changing breakaway speed...one of the nation's most exciting running backs and the top offensive freshman signee in ASU's 2010 class...seamlessly changes directions and has phenomenal instincts.
2012: Converted from running back to defensive back under new head coach Todd Graham...played in nine games, including the first seven, as well as the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl against Navy...totaled four tackles (two solo)...had his first tackle of the year against Mizzou (9/15), which started a streak of four straight games with one tackle.
2011: Sat out 2011 season recovering from an injury...redshirted.
2010: Freshman running back who lived up to the hype...played in 11 games this season...started two...scored one third of the Sun Devils 54 points vs. Portland State (two receiving touchdowns, one rushing)...gained 122 yards on just nine carries Sept. 18 vs. #11 Wisconsin (13.6 yards per carry)...had a career long 53 yard rumble for a touchdown to give the Sun Devils the early lead the following week vs #5 Oregon...had a career high in rushing yards with 127 (11.5 yards per carry) and catches (five for 65 yards) vs. Ducks...was the workhorse out of the backfield vs Oregon State with 20 carries for 104 yards and a touchdown...earned back to back ASU Athlete of the Week for his performances against Oregon and Oregon State...also had two 100-yard receiving games (Portland State and UCLA)...was the first Sun Devil since George Montgomery in 1993 to collect a 100-yard receiving and rushing game in the same season...his three games of at least 100-yard rushes marked the first time since 2003 that an ASU running back has totaled three straight 100-yard games, and the sixth time since 1992...finished the year with almost six yards a carry and over 16 yards per catch...had second highest all purpose yards for the season with 987.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Norco High School in Norco, Calif...enjoyed a spectacular senior season and developed into one of the brightest runners on the west coast...a three-year varsity star for one of Southern California's elite programs...comes from the same offense that produced 2009 Heisman Trophy runner-up Toby Gerhart, also a Norco alum...named First-Team All-Golden State by GoldenStatePreps.com...regarded as a four-star prospect by both Rivals.com and Scout.com...named to the All-West-Region list by PrepStar as a senior...listed by Scout.com as the No 260 overall recruit in the nation...regarded as the No. 64 overall prospect in the Farwest region by SuperPrep...ranked by Rivals.com as the nation's No. 20 running back prospect...also considered to be the No. 6 running back in the state of California and the state's No. 38 overall recruit by Rivals.com...listed as the No. 22 running back prospect in the nation by Scout.com...totaled 4,669 rushing yards and 58 touchdowns during his three-year varsity career...carried 237 times for 2,383 yards (10.1 avg.) with 31 touchdowns as a senior...also caught two passes for 74 yards and one score...he ran for over 135 yards 11 times...surpassed the 200-yard rushing mark four times and went over 300 yards once...his season low in rushing was 98 yards...had three or more rushing touchdowns seven times...collected a season-high 336 rushing yards on 26 carries with three touchdowns against Riverside North High School on Oct. 9, 2009...also threw a 64-yard touchdown pass in that game...scored a season-high five rushing touchdowns and had 222 yards on only 12 carries, including a season-long 81-yard run against La Quinta High School on Sept. 25, 2009...tallied a season-high 33 carries for 273 yards and four touchdowns against Corona Santiago High School on Oct. 23, 2009...totaled 264 rushing yards on only 14 carries with four touchdowns against Riverside Poly High School on Nov. 13, 2009...submitted 187 rushing yards on 11 carries with three touchdowns and added a 54-yard touchdown reception against Rialto Carter High School on Nov. 20, 2009...ran for 1,836 yards and 21 touchdowns as a junior in 2008...tallied 321 rushing yards on 21 carries six touchdowns against Riverside J.W. North High School...totaled 38 carries for 450 yards (11.8 avg.) with six touchdowns and caught three passes for 43 yards and one score as a sophomore in 2007...coached at Norco by Todd Gerhart, the father of former Sun Devil offensive lineman Garth Gerhart and 2009 Heisman Trophy runner-up Toby Gerhart.
PERSONAL: A Exploratory major at ASU.