September 26, 2007 Hot 11

Arizona State is off to a 4-0 start and numerous players are playing extremely well on both sides of the football. Here is an updated edition of our Hot 11, which tracks and ranks the team's top performers.

1. Robert James -- The unquestionable No. 1 star of the defense through four games, James is 6th in the Pac-10 and 39th in the nation in total tackles, with 39. He is leading the Pac-10 and 5th in the nation in solo tackles with 29. He is averaging 9.8 tackles per game. James is also 10th in the Pac-10 with two sacks. He leads the conference and is 19th in the country with six tackles for loss. He has three interceptions and two pass breakups. The Sun Devils haven't even blitzed him that much, which is one of his strengths. He's played like an all-conference performer.

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