QB leaves team in favor of other interests

An aspiring musician for a few years now, Sun Devil signal caller Samson Szakacsy recently released an album called Chasing Truth. That title could not have been more prophetic, as the senior who graduates in May decided to leave the ASU football team in part of his pursuit of his music career, as well as other interests.
January 18, 2011

IN DEPTH: Questions & Answers on ASU

IS STEVEN THREET healthy and ready to start vs. Wazzu? Are the natives growing restless with Dennis Erickson? What's the scoop on the Sun Devil offense, defense and special teams? What's ASU working on this week in practice? What Sun Devil players should WSU fans keep an eye on Saturday? For answers to those questions and much more, we asked the Publisher of Devils Digest, Hod Rabino to weigh in.
October 28, 2010

Szakacsy continues to elevate game

Junior quarterback Samson Szakacsy has had an interesting tenure at Arizona State. The longhaired Camarillo, Calif. product has been through multiple surgeries on his arm, seen two offensive coordinators, two different starting quarterbacks ahead of him and even recorded a start of his own.
August 6, 2010

Szakacsy hopes to build on recent success

Even sophomore quarterback Samson Szakacsy admits that if you blink during an ASU game you may miss him getting some playing time. Nonetheless, during one snap last Saturday against Cal, the QB achieved his first pass attempt, completion and touchdown pass. An already excited Szakacsy now prepares to face USC who he originally committed to before switching his allegiances to the Sun Devils.
November 4, 2009

Szakacsy hungry for more opportunities

Even though he didn't throw the winning touchdown, quarterback Samson Szakacsy was excited to make his debut Saturday at Sun Devil Stadium when Arizona State took on the Washington Huskies. The signal caller was ranked second on the depth chart going into fall camp and after recovering from an elbow injury was finally able to take the field for his ever first snap.
October 20, 2009

Szakacsy Ready to Strike a Chord

Perhaps no Sun Devil has gathered more attention recently for his extracurricular activities outside the football field than sophomore Samson Szakacsy, whose talents range from dual-threat quarterback to versatile musician.
August 11, 2009

Scrimmage Fosters Confidence in Szakacsy

One of the lone offensive positives in last Friday's scrimmage, was the play of quarterback Samson Szakacsy. The true freshman is battling another first-year player, Chasen Stangel, for the third-team honors at that position, and it would appear that Szakacsy is the front runner in that position battle. Szakacsy admitted that he feels good about his chances, yet knows things may change.
August 20, 2007

Introducing the 2007 Class: Samson Szakacsy

Committing to USC is big news for a Southern California QB like Samson Szakacsy. De-committing from the Trojans becomes even bigger news, and even though ASU's incoming freshman has faced such adversity before, nothing could probably prepare him for what he was about to encounter.
June 4, 2007