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A look back at Sparky the Sun Devil mascot


Sparky 2005
November 19, 2019

Not long after Arizona State changed from the bulldogs to the Sun Devils, Sparky the Sun Devil was born.

While his look has changed slightly over the years, Sparky has become a much recognized and beloved athletic mascot that embodies the ASU spirit.

Here's a look back at his various costumes.

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