For many college players their senior bowl game is the last chance to live audition for NFL teams, and their last time playing with a group of guys they've called their brothers for the previous four or five years. For ASU and its seniors all that holds true, but this particular bowl game might do nothing more than serve as a reminder of how disappointing this season actually was.
December 13, 2011
Anyone that has every played sports, no matter what that sport is, knows that being injured and having to sit out is one of the toughest things to do. You feel helpless, and there is nothing you wouldn't do to be out there with your teammates.
August 6, 2011
During the team's recent three-game losing streak, the defensive backfield, and the safeties in particular haven't played all that well, but with a conference game that felt like do or die, this group stepped up and provided a bright spot in the 24-14 win over Washington.
October 20, 2010
Playing D-I football is a tough transition for someone who has never played at that level before. Most people usually only associate that transitional period with freshmen, but Junior College transfers sometimes deal with those same problems, and luckily for Sun Devil fans, safety Eddie Elder doesn't fall into that category.
September 7, 2010
JC transfers, especially mid-year ones like Eddie Elder, are expected to perform well in spring practice. The San Mateo safety is doing exactly that after one week of those sessions and is part of what has been a surprisingly strong secondary. Devils Digest caught up with Elder to talk about his adjustment to the Sun Devils and their defensive scheme and the competition at safety.
April 5, 2010
As if the Arizona State-Arizona rivalry didn't have enough to fuel it, here comes JC All-American safety Eddie Elder. The College of San Mateo star verbaled to the Wildcats and was set to enroll in classes this week in Tucson. Following his visit to ASU this past weekend, he is slated to begin classes in Tempe in a few days. Devils Digest talked to Elder after his trip about and his decision.
January 17, 2010