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ASU ties run deep with Van Der Wal

ASU ties run deep with Van Der Wal

Arizona State's Junior Day event was undoubtedly exciting for many of the prospects who attended. For Dillon Van Der Wal it was also nostalgic. The Oaks Christian (Calif.) Defensive end grew up a Sun Devil fan and arriving on campus for the first time as an ASU recruit was naturally a very positive experience.

"My dad went to Arizona State and graduated from the College of Business there," said the 6-8 235 Dillon Van Der Wal. "It has been a household favorite team ever since I was a kid. My two favorite players are Terrell Suggs and Todd Heap. "When I was young we would go down to Tempe on some weekends to watch the Sun Devils play on Saturday and the Cardinals play on Sunday when they were still...

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