For real Sun Devil football fans, the real March Madness starts this afternoon, as ASU opens up their series of spring practices, marking the first football activity under head coach Todd Graham.
We've been bringing you current and in-depth analysis with our Spring Practice Primer series, so with the start of practice just hours away, here are the stories you need to read.
What We're Looking For: The staff of House of Sparky lists each of their top five stories to watch.
Examining The Impact of The New Offensive And Defensive Schemes: ASU will feature brand new looks and philosophies on both sides of the ball. We break down how this will play out during the spring, and which players factor in most.
Who Will Step Up At Linebacker?: ASU lost their top four linebackers from 2011. That opens up a huge window of opportunity for the group. We examine who has the best chance to emerge, as well as identify some darkhorse contenders.
Shoring Up The Secondary: The Sun Devils demise in 2011 was in large part due to their secondary. The group is talented, but can it find consistency. We offer an in-depth breakdown.
Breaking Down the Wide Receiver Competition: 66% of ASU's receiving yards from 2011 graduated. Who returns and how will they do?
Can Alex Garoutte Rebound?: Garoutte was a four-letter word in ASU circles last season, but the sophomore kicker has the talent to succeed. Will he?
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