By Charles Wulf
TEMPE, Ariz. — Mike Bercovici met with the media on Monday for his weekly press conference ahead of ASU’s match up with Oregon on Thursday night. The Sun Devils look to bounce back from a disappointing loss to Utah and had a bye week to rest up and prepare for an Oregon team that hasn’t met preseason expectations. Bercovici started the press conference by acknowledging Salute to Service Week and giving a shout-out to his roommate and starting safety, Jordan Simone. This week Simone was named one of the 16 finalists for the Jim Thorpe Award. Bercovici also spoke about Oregon’s defense and speeding up the offense. ASU kicks off against Oregon at 7:30 PM on ESPN.