Bruin Company

Battle royale! Rarely is a matchup between the Arizona State Sun Devils and their perennial conference rivals, the UCLA Bruins, so juicy. One one side you have UCLA: undefeated, 12th-ranked overall, and fresh off a win against the now-Johnny-Football-free Texas Longhorns. On the other, Arizona State: also undefeated, ranked number 15, and damn near unbeatable at home. UCLA is looking for revenge -- last year, ASU stunned the Bruins in a 38-33 victory at the Rose Bowl -- but despite sporting a higher ranking, the Bruins haven't looked great so far, having defeated their first three opponents by a combined 18 points. ASU's margin of victory for its first three games? 80. Adding to the interest is the fact that the starting quarterbacks for both teams suffered injuries during their previous games, which means we may see a backup matchup. Like we said: BATTLE ROYALE!

ASU takes on UCLA at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 25, at Sun Devil Stadium, 500 East Veterans Way in Tempe. Tickets start at $40. Call 480-727-0000 for tickets or visit for more.

Thu., Sept. 25, 7 p.m., 2014