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ASU Football: Practice Report (9/18)

Back to the basics

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ASU football is back in Tempe after a wild finish in East Lansing, Saturday against Michigan State. The Sun Devils were able to pull off the upset and reach the top-25 for the first time this year. Now, the Sun Devils prepare for their first PAC-12 game against the Colorado Buffaloes. Here’s what we saw from our 25-minute viewing period.

Last Practice: Tuesday, September 17

Next Practice: Tuesday, September 24

Mandrake of the Week: Tillman safety Evan Fields (Career high 13 tackles against Michigan State)

Injury Update

Linebackers Stanley Lambert was in green non-contact jerseys today at practice. Kyle Soelle returned to his normal jersey after being in a non-contact on Tuesday.

Linebacker Tyler Johnson was conditioning and running sprints.

What Went On

Wide Receivers Brandon Aiyuk, Brandon Pierce and defensive back Jack Jones were back returning punts. Special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum was getting on Pierce during a return.

Defensive line coach Jamar Cain made an emphasize to nose tackle T.J. Pesefea about getting his hands quicker to the chest. He used some strong language.

The first team offensive line looked as it did against Michigan State, with the second team looking a bit different than normal.

First team: LaDarius Henderson, Alex Losoya, Cohl Cabral, Dohnovan West, Steven Miller

Second team: Spencer Lovell, Jarrett Bell, Cody Sheer, Ralph Frias, Roy Hemsley

Quarterback Dillion Sterling-Cole wasn’t seen at practice during the media viewing session.