September 21, 2007

Burgess back in his slot

Senior slot wide receiver Rudy Burgess is one of many Sun Devils loving ASU's new offense this season. After scoring a 30-yard touchdown last week against San Diego State, his first touchdown since 2005, Burgess is supremely confident that the new coaches are putting his teammates and himself in the best places to succeed.

Burgess raved about the new system's use of the swing-pass in three receiver sets.

"It's a lot of fun," he said after Thursday night's light workout. "We're getting the opportunity to play our own game, get the ball in our hands, and kind of put on a show out there like we did in high school. Just getting the ball in my hands earlier is going to help us a lot."

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