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2009 Arizona State Sun Devils football team

The 2009 Arizona State Sun Devils football team represented Arizona State University during the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Sun Devils were coached by third-year coach Dennis Erickson and played their home games at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. The Sun Devils finished the season 4–8 (2–7 Pac-10).

2009 Arizona State Sun Devils football
Arizona State Sun Devils baseball logo.svg
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
2009 record4–8 (2–7 Pac-10)
Head coachDennis Erickson
Offensive coordinatorRich Olson
Defensive coordinatorCraig Bray
CaptainDexter Davis
CaptainShawn Lauvao
CaptainMike Nixon
Home stadiumSun Devil Stadium
(Capacity: 71,706)
Uniform
Pac-10-Uniform-ASU-2009.png
Seasons
← 2008
2010 →
2009 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 11 Oregon $   8 1         10 3  
Arizona   6 3         8 5  
Oregon State   6 3         8 5  
Stanford   6 3         8 5  
No. 22 USC   5 4         9 4  
California   5 4         8 5  
Washington   4 5         5 7  
UCLA   3 6         7 6  
Arizona State   2 7         4 8  
Washington State   0 9         1 11  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 57:00 PMIdaho State*FSAZW 50–342,588[1]
September 197:00 PMLouisiana-Monroe*
  • Sun Devil Stadium
  • Tempe, Arizona
FSAZW 38–1443,780[2]
September 264:00 PMat No. 17 Georgia*ESPNUL 17–2092,746[3]
October 34:00 PMOregon State
  • Sun Devil Stadium
  • Tempe, Arizona
VersusL 17–2845,373[4]
October 102:00 PMat Washington StateW 27–1426,010[5]
October 177:15 PMWashington
  • Sun Devil Stadium
  • Tempe, Arizona
FSNW 24–1753,219[6]
October 247:15 PMat StanfordFSNL 14–3333,090[7]
October 3112:30 PMCalifornia 
  • Sun Devil Stadium
  • Tempe, Arizona
ABCL 21–2343,659[8]
November 75:00 PMNo. 13 USC
  • Sun Devil Stadium
  • Tempe, Arizona
ABCL 9–1455,282[9]
November 148:20 PMat No. 16 OregonESPNL 21–4458,475[10]
November 212:00 PMat UCLAFSNL 13–2346,151[11]
November 281:30 PMArizona
ABCL 17–2055,989[12]

Game summariesEdit

Idaho StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Idaho State 0 0 3 0 3
ASU 3 20 13 14 50

at Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Arizona Broadcast: FSN Arizona.

Junior placekicker Thomas Weber ties school record for 5 made field goals in a game and Senior Linebacker Mike Nixon earned Pac-10 Conference Defensive Player of Week for his 3 interceptions one of which returned for a touchdown and blocked punt.

Louisiana-MonroeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Louisiana-Monroe 0 7 0 7 14
ASU 14 10 14 0 38

at Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Arizona Broadcast: FSN Arizona.

GeorgiaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
ASU 3 0 14 0 17
Georgia 14 0 0 6 20

at Sanford Stadium, Athens, Georgia Broadcast: ESPNU

Oregon StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Beavers 14 7 0 7 28
ASU 3 0 7 7 17

at Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Arizona Broadcast: Versus

Washington StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
ASU 7 6 6 8 27
Cougars 0 0 7 7 14

at Martin Stadium, Pullman, Washington

WashingtonEdit

Broadcast: FSN

1 2 3 4 Total
Washington 7 0 7 3 17
ASU 7 7 3 7 24

at Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Arizona

With the appearance the game would be heading into overtime, ASU quarterback Danny Sullivan threw a 50-yard touchdown pass to receiver Chris McGaha in the last five seconds of the game.

StanfordEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
ASU 0 0 7 7 14
Cardinal 10 14 0 9 33

at Stanford Stadium, Stanford, California Broadcast: FSN

CaliforniaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cal 14 3 3 3 23
ASU 0 14 0 7 21

at Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Arizona

Both teams were 2-2 in the conference. The Bears fumbled in their first possession, but scored in the second possession on a Kevin Riley pass to Jahvid Best for 11 yards for a touchdown. Another touchdown pass, from Riley to Marvin Jones, gave Cal a 14-0 lead in the first quarter. For the Sun Devils, Samson Szakacsy completed a pass to Jovon Williams (3 yards) and Danny Sullivan passed to Kyle Williams (80 yards) for touchdowns to tie the game in the second quarter. Then Giorgio Tavecchio kicked a 25-yard field goal for Cal before the half.

In the third quarter, Giorgio Tavecchio kicked a 51-yard field goal to increase Cal's lead to 6. But Arizona State answered in the fourth quarter with a Cameron Marshall rush touchdown for 6 yards. Giorgio Tavecchio missed a 39-yard field goal with 5:46 left in the game, but kicked a 24-yard field goal to win the game.

USCEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
USC 0 7 7 0 14
ASU 0 3 6 0 9

at Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Arizona

OregonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
ASU 0 7 14 0 21
Oregon 14 17 7 6 44

at Autzen Stadium, Eugene, Oregon

UCLAEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
ASU 7 0 0 6 13
UCLA 7 13 0 3 23

at Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena, California

ArizonaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Arizona 7 7 0 6 20
ASU 0 0 3 14 17

at Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Arizona

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Idaho State Bengals vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Box Score". ESPN. September 5, 2009. Archived from the original on February 24, 2010. Retrieved March 6, 2010.
  2. ^ "Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Box Score". ESPN. September 19, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2010.
  3. ^ "Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Georgia Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN. September 26, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2010.
  4. ^ "Oregon State Beavers vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Box Score". ESPN. October 3, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2010.
  5. ^ "Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Washington State Cougars Box Score". ESPN. October 10, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2010.
  6. ^ "Washington Huskies vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Box Score". ESPN. October 17, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2010.
  7. ^ "Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Stanford Cardinal Box Score". ESPN. October 24, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2010.
  8. ^ "California Golden Bears vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Box Score". ESPN. October 31, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2010.
  9. ^ "USC Trojans vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Box Score". ESPN. November 7, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2010.
  10. ^ "Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Oregon Ducks Box Score". ESPN. November 14, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2010.
  11. ^ "Arizona State Sun Devils vs. UCLA Bruins Box Score". ESPN. November 21, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2010.
  12. ^ "Arizona Wildcats vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Box Score". ESPN. November 28, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2010.

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