Last week ASU was ranked number 9 after a close victory over Utah. They were even catapulted above Notre Dame. A team that many feel should be undefeated. ASU faced Notre Dame on Saturday in what promised to be one of the most talked about games of the season.
It was definitely the game talked about Sunday morning. The Sun Devils jumped out to an early lead and never looked back. Notre Dame started to make a come back but the Sun Devils held strong and came away with a 55-31 victory.
It was more than just a win for ASU. With the win came national respect. The latest College Football Playoff rankings were released yesterday and the Sun Devils were #6. They now control their own destiny. If they win out in the regular season and win the PAC 12 title game they should be in the first ever College Football Playoffs.