ASU Football: 'All-Sun Devils second team' defensive line

Taking a look at some of the best defensive linemen in the history of Arizona State football.

If there is one position on the football field at which Arizona State has no shortage of history, it is along the defensive line. All-Americans have been patrolling the trenches for the Sun Devils for decades, wrecking havoc on opposing quarterbacks for years.

Here are some of the best defensive lineman to ever wear maroon and gold.

Dexter Davis: Sun Devil fans do not have to think back long to remember Davis. He starred at Arizona State from 2006-09 and his 50 career starts are the most by any player in program history.

As a redshirt-freshman in 2006, Davis led Arizona State with six sacks and was named an honorable mention freshman All-American by the Sporting News. He won the Bill Kajikawa Award, which is handed out to the best freshman football player at Arizona State.

In 2007, Davis earned All-Pac-10 honors after compiling 10.5 sacks and 13.5 tackles for loss. The next season, as a junior, he finished third in the Pac-10 with 11 sacks and earned first team All-Pac-10 honors from Phil Steele.

Davis' 31 career sacks ranks third in program history, he was drafted in 2010 by the Seattle Seahawks.

Curly Culp: Fans will have to think back a little longer to remember Culp, as he played at Arizona State from 1965-67. In 1966, Culp earned first team All-Western Conference honors and as a senior he was named an All-American and a team captain.

Culp was also an outstanding wrestler for the Maroon and Gold, as he won Arizona State's first individual national championship in the sport.

He was a second round draft pick of the Kansas City Chiefs in 1968 and entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2013.

Shante Carver: Having started four seasons at Arizona State, Carver is one of two players who have more career sacks than Davis. Carver played for the Sun Devils from 1989-93, and finished with double-digit sacks in each of his four seasons on campus, totaling 41 for his career.

Carver was named an All-American in 1992 and again in 1993, when he led Arizona State in tackles (79), tackles for loss (17) and sacks (10). Caver was inducted into the Arizona State Sports Hall of Fame in 2012.

He was a first round pick of the Dallas Cowboys in 1994, where he recorded 11.5 sacks in four years. Carver also had stints in the XFL and AFL.

Bob Kohrs: Like Davis and Carver, Kohrs was a sack machine while at Arizona State: His 22 career sacks rank sixth most in school history. Kohrs played for Arizona State from 1976-79, racking up 14 sacks in 1978 and eight sacks in 1979.

Throughout his time at Arizona State, Kohrs racked up 58 tackles for loss, the most in school history until a player by the name of Terrell Suggs came around. Kohrs was a named a team captain in 1979 and earned All-Pac-10 honors that season.

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