When ASU football coach Dennis Erickson was asked about sophomore linebacker Vontaze Burfict's on-field behavioral issues on Monday, he admitted he never saw Burfict use his helmet to headbutt Oregon State quarterback Ryan Katz, nor do anything else worthy of being disciplined.
The FSN Northwest cameras caught it, however, and apparently Erickson saw the video. He opted to discipline his team's leading tackler.
Multiple reports from ASU practice Tuesday say Erickson will bench Burfict, as in not start him, this Saturday at Washington. Senior Gerald Munns, a Devils' captain, will get the call instead.