New Mexico State head coach Dwayne Walker concerned about his program: "I think this project we have football-wise is bigger than me. Hopefully we can sit down collectively and really find out the best plan. I think now is when you start. I look at this as really my first year. And I think we have to put a pretty detailed plan together on how we approach this thing ... from the top on down."
"I really believe the more you give, the more you get. And I just really believe we have to study what are you giving? Because I think this can get done. I really do. But, it's going to take a pretty detailed plan with everybody involved for us to get it right."
Rich Rod ticked off: "I worry about my future every day. I worried about it before I took this job. I worried about it after I got this job, but nothing is going to change how we work. I'm not deterred one bit. I think the worst is behind us. I know it is."
"I'm ticked off. What do you want me to do, jump out there with all those Buckeye fans and sing Kumbaya?”
At 6-6, Louisville is bowl bound, something Charlie Strong didn’t coming in his first year: “I did not see it turning so quickly. When you go through spring ball, you think, ‘I don't know how good we are, guys. I don't know if we can win any games.' ”
Pitt head coach Dave Wannstedt describes 35-10 loss to WVU: “Everybody understood, approached and prepared, I thought, as well as we could have prepared for this football game.”
“The turnovers prevented us from taking the lead. We came out after halftime and gave up one play to begin the second half, and then the air kind of came out of the balloon. We had to play catch up, right into their hands.”
“Obviously, it’s disappointing. We just didn’t make enough plays. We didn’t make enough plays on defense. We gave up way too many plays on offense from a turnover standpoint.”
Vols’ linebacker Nick Reveiz praises Derek Dooley after fake punt call: “We were inside our own 30 [the 24, actually]. I’m thinking, ‘This is either going to be really good or really bad.’ But I guess that’s why he’s paid the big bucks. I just admire Coach Dooley so much. He never hesitated in making that call. He’s not out there with marbles in his mouth. He was all in. That’s why he’s the guy to take this program to the next level.”