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NCAAF – 1987 – NBCs Bill Macatee Showcases The ASU Sun Devils Prior To Rose Bowl Game Vs Michigan


The Arizona State Sun Devils football team represents Arizona State University in the sport of American football…as the team competes in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)….and the South Division of the Pac-12 Conference (Pac-12).  Arizona State University has fielded a football team since 1897. The Sun Devils are currently led by head coach Herm Edwards…. playing their home games at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. The Sun Devils have won seventeen conference titles, including three Pac-12 titles. 

A number of successful and professional football players once played for ASU….as the school has 3 unanimous All-Americans and 16 consensus selections….among the most lauded players the school has produced are Pat Tillman, Terrell Suggs, Mike Haynes, Darren Woodson, Charley Taylor, and John Henry Johnson.  

John Cooper left his post as Tulsa head coach and became the head coach at Arizona State in 1985…. where his teams played in three consecutive bowl games….including the 1987 Rose Bowl, during his three-year tenure…..as seen in this video herewith…..as NBC’s Bill Macatee provides a good insight into the ASU football program as he sits on the hilltop over Sun Devil Stadium.


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