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Feels Like the First Time

Feels Like the First Time

There were many newcomers taking part in ASU's season debut, but none of them had Division I game experience like Michael Marquardt. That fact may be inconsequential, since the defensive tackle admitted that he was just as nervous as any true freshman or JC transfer who saw action against NAU last week.

"It absolutely felt like my first game," said the 6-4 289 Michael Marquardt. "I was a nervous wreck. After the first series, I got back into my old game time grove. I think the first game jitters are out now, but you never know – I might be a nervous wreck before every game." At what point did he realize that he playing in his first meaningful game in two years? "The first thing that hits you is a... Recommended Stories

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