Fox Sports Net Arizona To Replay Past ASU Football Games
July 31, 2003
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- The 2003 college football campaign is right around the corner and once again this August, Fox Sports Net Arizona plans to get its viewersready for the season by replaying some past gridiron match-ups for theArizona State University and University of Arizona football programs.
FSN AZ is set to telecast five games from past seasons, includingthe last three games between the Sun Devils and Wildcats. The three-weekseries kicks-off on Aug. 9 with the first of two doubleheader Saturdays.This marks the third year in a row that the network has replayed previousgames to lead up to its Pac-10 Conference and Big 12 Conference collegefootball telecast season.
The replays start on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 3:30 p.m. when the networktelevises last year's Utah at Arizona game. The Emmy-nominated telecastresulted in a 23-17 win for the Wildcats and was decided in the finalseconds after the UA had built a 23-7 third quarter lead. Immediately afterthat replay, last season's Oregon State at Arizona State game can be seen at6:30 p.m. The Sun Devils won that defensive-dominated outing 13-9 and wereaided by a late fourth-quarter stand to help set the wheels in motion forthe program's Holiday Bowl campaign.
A second double-header replay Saturday is in the works for Aug. 16.First up is the Arizona State at Arizona battle from 2000 at 3:30 p.m. Thisis the game that saw Bruce Snyder & Dick Tomey coach their teams in thisrivalry game for the final time and ASU dominated the second half to win inTucson, 30-17. Right after that, FSN AZ replays the 2001 UA at ASU game at6:30 p.m. In this contest, Arizona's three-headed monster of Jason Johnson,Clarence Farmer and Bobby Wade helped give the Cats a 34-21 win on the SunDevils home turf.
The five-game replay series rounds out on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 6:30p.m. when fans can again see last season's Duel in the Desert when TerrellSuggs & Co. made sure that Sun Devil fans were happy for another year bybeating the Wildcats, 34-20, in Tucson.
The Arizona & Arizona State football replay telecast schedule is asfollows:
Saturday, Aug. 9, 3:30 p.m. - Utah at Arizona, 2002
Saturday, Aug. 9, 6:30 p.m. - Oregon State at Arizona State, 2002
Saturday, Aug. 16, 3:30 p.m. - Arizona State at Arizona, 2000
Saturday, Aug. 16, 6:30 p.m. - Arizona at Arizona State, 2001
Saturday, Aug. 23, 6:30 p.m. - Arizona State at Arizona, 2002