Photos: ASU football tops Illinois 45-14

Sparky crawls onto the field before the game under a large ASU banner. (Sam Rosenbaum | The State Press)

Defensive tackle Jake Sheffield, who served two tours of duty in Iraq with the United States Marine Corps., waves an American flag while leading the team onto the field. ( Aaron Lavinsky | The State Press)

Fans chat in one of the upper level suites prior to kickoff Saturday. (Aaron Lavinsky | The State Press)

Taylor Kelly rushes past defenders during Saturday's game against Illinois. (Sam Rosenbaum | The State Press)

Junior cornerback Osahon Irabor and safety Kevin Ayers stare down Illinois defensive back Jack Ramsey. (Sam Rosenbaum | The State Press)

Illinois quarterback Miles Osei is sacked by an ASU defender. (Photo by Vince Dwyer)

D.J. Foster runs downfield before being pushed out of bounds by Illinois defensive back Tommy Davis during Saturday's game. (Aaron Lavinsky | The State Press)

Osahon Irabor, Keelan Johnson, Alden Darby, and Deveron Carr are seen during Saturday's game against Illinois. (Kyle Newman | The State Press)

ASU quarterback Taylor Kelly hands off to junior running back Marion Grice during Saturday's game against Illinois. (Kyle Newman | The State Press)

Freshman quarterback Michael Eubank dives for a touchdown during Saturday's game. (Kyle Newman | The State Press)

ASU Head Coach Todd Graham, flanked by Sparky, looks on at fans while walking to the locker room. (Aaron Lavinsky | The State Press)


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