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Instant recap: No. 15 ASU falls to Texas A&M 38-17

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Due to a faulty offense, the Sun Devils suffered a loss on Week 1 of the season.

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The No. 15 Arizona State Sun Devils had chances, but they failed to get the offense going.

The Sun Devils (0-1) couldn't find a rhythm out of halftime and immediately went three-and-out on their first possession. Texas A&M quarterback Kyle Allen threw an interception to Jordan Simone on the Aggies' first offensive play, but ASU quarterback Mike Bercovici fumbled one play later.

After both teams go three-and-out, Texas A&M quarterback Kyler Murray threw an interception to ASU cornerback Kweishi Brown, but the Sun Devils again lost a fumble to Texas A&M.

The Sun Devils got a quick sliver of hope when they only allowed a 19-yard field goal from Taylor Bertolet after a roughing-the-punter penalty moved the Aggies to ASU's red zone. The Sun Devils followed it up with a 12-yard touchdown run from Bercovici to cut the Aggies' lead to 17-14, and forced Texas A&M (1-0) to turn the ball over on downs with a chance to erase the lead.

But ASU's offense was still sputtering, as Matt Haack punted the ball for a 10th time.

Under Allen, Texas A&M took advantage of a two-minute, 54-second drive that led to Allen's 12-yard touchdown run, putting the Aggies' lead back up to 24-17.

Midway into the fourth quarter. The Sun Devils worked the ball over 70 yards in 13 plays that led to Zane Gonzalez's 23-yard field goal. The drive took an enormous amount of time — four mintues, 16 seconds, — and left the Sun Devils with 4:16 left of time down a touchdown.

But ASU's defense couldn't hold on any longer.

On the Aggies' second play, Allen connected with fellow Arizonan Christian Kirk for a 66-yard screen pass for a touchdown, extending Texas A&M's lead to 31-17 with 3:39 left in the fourth quarter.

ASU had one last major possession to erase the lead, but the Sun Devils turned the ball over on downs.

If it wasn't enough, Tra Carson gave Texas A&M one more score with a 10-yard touchdown with 1:38 left in the game.

Texas A&M finished with eight sacks and 13 tackles for loss. ASU had 291 yards of total offense, and just 92 yards on the ground.

The Sun Devils fall to 0-1 for the season and has lost their last two neutral-site games in Texas.