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Arizona State Sun Devils

Updated Apr 11, 2013 - 2:12 pm

Jake Plummer visits Sun Devil football practice

Former ASU quarterback Jake Plummer (left) discusses technique with offensive coordinator Mike Norvell at ASU spring football practice Thursday, April 11 in Tempe. (Photo: Craig Grialou/Arizona Sports)

When he took over the Arizona State football program in December of 2011, Todd Graham said he wanted to get former players more involved in the program than they'd been in years past.

So who better to help tutor quarterback Taylor Kelly than a former signal caller who also hails from Idaho -- Jake Plummer.

Plummer, who guided the Sun Devils to an undefeated regular season and Pac-10 championship in 1996, was at ASU's spring practice session Wednesday.

"It was great to see Jake Plummer here today," Graham said. "I know that Taylor lights up when he comes in the room and obviously, I kind of rub up against those guys that have been to the Rose Bowl -- I want to rub some of that off on me.

"But just great wisdom, (he's a) great Sun Devil, so it's nice to have him here visiting and kind of talking to our players and watching practice. He got a chance to visit with our guys so that was a neat thing today."

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School: Arizona State University

When you started with Bonneville Phoenix: October 2011

Favorite sports memory: Watching Cardinals win NFC Championship over Philly in January 2009 with my Dad...ASU wins 1987 Rose Bowl...Suns defeat Lakers in 1990 NBA Playoffs...2001 World Series

Favorite all-time athletes: Don Mattingly, Jeff Hornacek, Walter Davis, Anquan Boldin

Favorite sports movies: Friday Night Lights, The Natural, Hoosiers

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