Forever Bold, Maroon and Gold
Sun Devil Homecoming 2015 was a spirited celebration with its theme “Forever Bold, Maroon and Gold.”
Legends Luncheon: The Undefeated
Legends Luncheon: The Undefeated was an all-star show that recognized the players and coaches of the 1975 Arizona State Sun Devil Football team. A special part of the luncheon also was honoring legendary Sun Devil linebacker (1971 – 74), Bob Breunig.
Tim Healey – “Voice of the Sun Devils,” offered welcoming remarks to kickoff the Luncheon. Christine Wilkinson, president of the ASU Alumni Association, and Ray Anderson, vice president for university athletics and athletics director, spoke at the event about the Sun Devil football program, the Undefeated 1975 team, Sun Devil Bob Breunig and how the annual Legends Luncheon event has become a powerful way to honor the players and coaches who have made ASU a legendary football school.
For a glimpse of the highlights and play-by-play of the event this year, click here.
Lantern Walk, which began in 1917 as a symbolic passing of the torch from the senior class to the junior class, lit up “A” Mountain on Friday, Nov. 13. With the most beautiful views of Tempe as the backdrop, alumni, students and guests were treated to an hour filled with excitement, Sun Devil spirit, and speakers.
Fans who were unable to hike up “A” Mountain enjoyed the event in Sun Devil Stadium where the entire event was broadcast LIVE making it accessible to all ASU fans.
Homecoming Parade and Block Party
Sun Devil Homecoming 2015 was a spirited celebration with its theme “Forever Bold, Maroon and Gold.” More than 100 floats designed to reflect the theme along with parade Grand Marshal Bob Breunig ‘77, Sparky, the Sun Devil Marching Band and the Sun Devil Spirit Squad made their way through University Drive as thousands of enthusiastic fans lined the streets to enjoy the parade.
The block party celebrations featured live performances, autographs sessions, Sparky license plate selfie opportunities, membership giveaways, activities for little Sun Devils and much more.
The ASU Alumni Association honored outstanding Sun Devil alumni at the Homecoming football game against the Washington Huskies.
Emmy-winning Los Angeles television news anchor Christine Devine ’87 B.A. received the Alumni Service Award, and Win Holden, publisher of Arizona Highways Magazine, received the Alumni Appreciation Award.
Bob Boschee ’83 B.S., ’85 M.B.A., who was the 2014-15 chair of the organization’s board of directors and National Alumni Council, also was honored for his service to the organization
To learn more about this year’s honorees, click here.