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2009 Arizona State Sun Devils football team

 

2009 Arizona State Sun Devils football team

2009
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Conference Pacific-10 Conference
2009 record 4–8 (2–7 Pac-10)
Head coach Dennis Erickson
Offensive coordinator Rich Olson
Defensive coordinator Craig Bray
Captain Dexter Davis
Captain Shawn Lauvao
Captain Mike Nixon
Home stadium Sun Devil Stadium
(Capacity: 71,706)
Uniform
File:Pac-10-Uniform-ASU-2009.png

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).

Schedule

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 7:00 PM Idaho State* Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ FS-A W 50–3   42,588[1]
September 19 7:00 PM Louisiana-Monroe* Sun Devil Stadium • Tempe, AZ FS-A W 38–14   43,780[2]
September 26 5:00 PM at #17 Georgia* Sanford StadiumAthens, GA ESPNU L 17–20   92,746[3]
October 3 4:00 PM Oregon State Sun Devil Stadium • Tempe, AZ Versus L 17–28   45,373[4]
October 10 2:00 PM at Washington State Martin StadiumPullman, WA W 27–14   26,010[5]
October 17 7:15 PM Washington Sun Devil Stadium • Tempe, AZ FSN W 24–17   53,219[6]
October 24 7:15 PM at Stanford Stanford StadiumStanford, CA FSN L 14–33   33,090[7]
October 31 11:30 AM California Sun Devil Stadium • Tempe, AZ L 21–23   43,659[8]
November 7 6:00 PM #13 USC Sun Devil Stadium • Tempe, AZ ABC L 9–14   55,282[9]
November 14 8:20 PM at #16 Oregon Autzen StadiumEugene, OR ESPN L 21–44   58,475[10]
November 21 1:00 PM at UCLA Rose BowlPasadena, CA FSN L 13–23   46,151[11]
November 28 1:30 PM Arizona Sun Devil Stadium • Tempe, AZ (Territorial Cup) ABC L 17–20   55,989[12]
*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches. All times are in Mountain Time[13].

Game notes

Idaho State

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-Monroe

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.

Georgia

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 State

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 State

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

at Martin Stadium, Pullman, Washington

Washington

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.

Stanford

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

at Stanford Stadium, Stanford, California Broadcast: FSN

California

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.

USC

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

at Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Arizona

Oregon

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

at Autzen Stadium, Eugene, Oregon

UCLA

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

at Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena, California

Arizona

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

at Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Arizona

References

External links

  • Arizona State Sun Devils Official site of the Arizona State Athletic Department
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