Mike Nixon

Arizona State Sun Devils #25 - Linebacker

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ASU Football: Sun Devils dominant in openers


Getting the season started off on the right foot has been a staple at Arizona State in its recent history.

Best of FSH, offseason edition


With the 2013 season upon us (!!), I thought it would be fun to take a look back at the best Study Hall posts from the offseason.

Two big questions

The wait is over. Alabama and Notre Dame kick off at 8:30(ish) p.m. ET on ESPN. SBNation.com's Bill Connelly and FootballStudyHall.com's Mike Nixon preview.

WVU vs. Cuse: The Receiver Bowl

West Virginia was one of September's best teams, and Syracuse was one of November's. Which team will bring its A-game to Yankee Stadium? And which star receiver will you miss the most?

Fleeting, fantastic Fiesta

The Fiesta Bowl (Jan. 3, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN) will be a great game, but it'll also likely be the end of eras for both Kansas State and Oregon.

Kansas State's Rope-a-Dope could claim WVU

Whereas Bill Snyder's late-1990s KSU teams intimidated you and blew you off of the field with an impenetrable defense and unlimited big plays on offense and special teams, the current team plays...

To stop WVU, Texas must play like ... Maryland?

Slowing down the West Virginia offense comes down to an age-old question: What did Maryland do? (And is four the semi-magic number?)

Heisman Horse Race, Week 5: Geno takes over

You cannot wrap up the Heisman in early-October, but if Geno Smith torches Texas this Saturday, his lead will be enormous.

Making Sense Of Washington's Dreadful Offense

While we probably didn't expect dominance from quarterback Keith Price and company in their trip to Baton Rouge, we did expect better than 183 yards and three points (scored on a four-yard drive).

Wednesday Happy Hour wishes Chris Wormley a speedy recovery


Michigan loses its first player to injury in fall camp, Taylor Lewan talks about the season and his increased leadership role, and we all wonder about Russell Bellomy's chances at winning the QB2 job.

Introducing Two SB Nation Research And Analytics Interns

A couple of months ago, I announced that SB Nation was allowing me to hire an intern. The applicant pool was impressive enough (thank you so much for that) that they let me hire two. I'd like to...

ASU Football: Current Sun Devils Should Look To Past Legends For Help


With ASU's homecoming week underway, the current Sun Devils should look to legends past for help in fixing 2011's biggest problems.