April 11, 2007

4/10 Sights and Sounds

Arizona State had two days off instead of one following a Saturday scrimmage for the first time this spring, and the result was a more energetic, harder hitting practice. Here is a look at some of what stood out to us as we watched the workout.

-In the last two weeks, the Sun Devils practiced on the Monday following their scrimmages on Saturday. On the second such occasion, Dennis Erickson has his team workout in shorts and no pads because he felt as thought he didn't want them to have a big contact day so soon after the scrimmage. He said that had he set up the spring schedule, he would have had practices set for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday instead of Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. But this week, the Sun Devils only have three practices as they prepare for Saturday's spring game. Hence, they did not practice on Monday. The result was a more energetic, harder hitting first practice of the week.

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