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Carpenter makes case for Heisman

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Tuesday, September 2, 2008

I bet you don’t know who the ASU football team’s leading rusher was in Saturday’s game against NAU. Feel free to venture a guess.

NAU loses game, finds QB in Kriesien

Published On:
Tuesday, September 2, 2008
Football 2 (09-02-08)
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Lance Kriesien, a senior and the presumptive season quarterback for the NAU Lumberjaks, waits for the snap during Saturday's game at Sun Devil Stadium.(Morgan Bellinger/The State Press)

NAU did lose its opener against ASU Saturday, but the Lumberjacks may have found a starting quarterback.

Senior Lance Kriesien ran, threw and even punted his way to the top of the depth chart.

Rudy and receivers on same page

Published On:
Tuesday, September 2, 2008
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Senior quarterback Rudy Carpenter throws a pass against NAU during Saturday's game at Sun Devil Stadium.(Chaunte Johnson/The State Press)

Rudy Carpenter said after Saturday night’s victory he was just glad to face a defense that wouldn’t “cheat” by knowing the offensive schemes.

Devil Dish

Published On:
Tuesday, September 2, 2008

The Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver formerly known as Chad Johnson apparently decided it’s been too long since he’s had his name in the news.

ASU rolls over NAU on gridiron

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Davis, Nixon lead defense
Published On:
Tuesday, September 2, 2008
Football-main (09-02-08)
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Junior wide receiver Chris McGaha covers as senior wide receiver Michael Jones sprints downfield during Saturday's game against Northern Arizona University at Sun Devil Stadium. (Morgan Bellinger/The State Press)

Last season, the collective blood pressure of ASU football fans rose substantially as the Sun Devils had to win coming from behind nearly every game.