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Money didn’t keep QB from transferring to Arizona State football

After reports surfaced Thursday that quarterback Jayden Daniels intended to transfer from Arizona State University, the conversation quickly moved to Spencer Rattler and how the Sun Devils could have landed the transfer from Oklahoma, but didn’t pursue him when the school received word in December that Daniels was going to return to ASU.

ESPN host and SportsCenter anchor Matt Barrie, a former ASU student, tweeted out this tidbit about Rattler, a local product out of Phoenix Pinnacle High, potentially landing in Tempe.

“Rattler and his camp were asking for too much,” Barrie tweeted. “ASU passed. Find me where I gave misinformation. I believe I said: Spencer Rattler will not attend ASU? Was I wrong?”

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Rattler’s father, Michael Rattler, took issue with Barrie’s tweet, responding: “Matt you have been lying about this situation the whole

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ASU should fire Ray Anderson, Herm Edwards, Arizona state senator says

An Arizona state senator is joining the call for Arizona State University to fire Athletic Director Ray Anderson and football coach Herm Edwards.

T.J. Shope Jr., a Republican from Coolidge and ASU graduate, tweeted Friday morning that it was time for ASU President Michael Crow to dismiss the two leaders.

“I questioned the Herm Edwards experiment at the time but got excited with initial results,” Shope posted. “However, with the seeming total lack of institutional control, it’s time for @michaelcrow to make changes within @ASU Athletics by releasing Ray Anderson & Edwards of their responsibilities.”

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Talk surrounding the potential firing of Edwards has been reignited in the wake of five assistant coaches losing their jobs during an NCAA investigation into recruiting allegations surrounding ASU’s football program, with some coaches resigning and others being fired.

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Spencer Rattler transfer to Arizona State football? ESPN host shoots down ASU speculation

Speculation has surrounded Spencer Rattler and the Arizona State Sun Devils as a possible transfer destination for the Oklahoma quarterback since Rattler was benched as the Sooners starting quarterback.

It reached a boiling point after Rattler announced he was entering the transfer portal earlier this week.

But a tweet from an ESPN College Football host quieted a lot of the speculation surrounding Rattler and ASU as his future home.

Matt Barrie, also an ESPN SportsCenter host and ASU graduate, tweeted out Wednesday that Rattler would not be going to ASU.

He tweeted: “CFB transfer portal news: Spencer Rattler is not transferring to Arizona State.”

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His tweet conflicts with other reports that Rattler would end up at Arizona State.

Former ASU player Jordan Simone, also a former football broadcaster for the Sun Devils, tweeted out earlier this week that

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5-Star PG Jaden Bradley Commits to Alabama over Arizona | Bleacher Report

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Point guard Jaden Bradley committed to Alabama on Thursday as part of the 2022 college basketball recruiting class.

ESPN’s Paul Biancardi reported the decision:

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Breaking: Jaden Bradley, the No. 1 point guard in the Class of 2022 ESPN 100, has committed to Alabama, per @PaulBiancardi.

@JBsmoovve | @AlabamaMBB https://t.co/aO9LX2Q7yu

Bradley is a 5-star prospect and ranked as the No. 18 overall player in the 2022 group, according to 247Sports‘ composite rankings. He’s also listed as the third-best point guard and the No. 6 recruit from the state of Florida.

The 6’3″, 185-pound IMG Academy standout is a floor general in every sense of the description. He’s played beyond his years in terms of running an offense and leadership while showcasing great vision and distribution skills to make himself a high-end prospect.

He’s also displayed terrific end-to-end speed that should make him a weapon

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