Kevin Camp

Tempe Camera Spotlight: Jordan Simone


Jordan Simone transformed from a walk-on transfer scout team member in 2013 to a team captain, All-Pac-12 honorable mention,  preseason Thorpe and Nagurski award watch list player, and face of the Sun Devils defense over the past two years.  Unfortunately, he will miss his second Territorial Cup game on Saturday due to injury.  Even more heartbreaking,  the fact that it would have been his last time running out of the Tillman Tunnel onto the green grass of Frank Kush field at Sun Devil Stadium.

The senior safety’s season comes to an end as he is leading the Pac-12 in solo tackles (74), second in total tackles, while also accounting for 4 sacks and 2 interceptions.  As one of Todd Graham’s most aggressive players, he fit the personality of this defense like a glove.

Simone was a player that helped lead the Todd Graham cultural makeover in Tempe.  While he may not have possessed the speed and athleticism of his former 2014 defensive partner Damarious Randall, no one could question the heart and effort he put forth while wearing the Arizona State uniform.

Thank you  Jordan Simone, I’m sure you will tackle your future as fiercely as you hit opposing team’s running backs.


About Kevin Camp

Kevin Camp

Kevin is a '96 Sun Devil grad of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Contrary to his last name, Kevin is not one to stay in one place too long. Kevin has called Washington, Arizona, Utah, and again Arizona home since his days at ASU nearly 20 years ago. A passion for photography in his spare time turned to a great opportunity to shoot Sun Devil sporting events. He has photographed Sun Devils football at Camp T, Tempe practices, Utah, and Colorado while shooting some basketball and baseball as the teams visited Utah. Now that Kevin resides in Flagstaff, he is looking forward to reigniting the family tradition of Camp T with his wife and son. Kevin is also the VP of the ASU Alumni Association Flagstaff club.

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