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Quick Hits: Hecklinski, Kragthorpe, and Kevin Steele

Michigan recruiting coordinator Jeff Hecklinski says the Wolverine must own Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois in recruiting: "For the longest time, you walked in the door and Michigan owned the state of Michigan. We have to get back to that, and we will."

“It's going to start in those four states we talked about, and that's where our foundation is going to be from. You've got to take care of home. If you're not taking care of your home, there is a problem. This has got to be a first and foremost priority."

Steve Kragthrorpe talks about his goal at LSU: “We want to be good at what I call 'hang your hat plays,' where we can have a staple offense and then wrinkle off of those things. We teach concepts. And then we'll wrinkle off those from week to week. I think Les and I are on the same page. I think our philosophies mesh very well. We want to be a power running team and couple that with a great downfield, quick-strike passing game."

Kevin Steele really happy for Packers’ defensive coordinator Dom Capers: ""Dom is so extremely organized, so meticulous, the NFL players embrace it because he gives them so much accurate information in a simplistic form just in reams of paper."

"It's one thing to be a great teacher. It's another thing to have a great teaching system. The system becomes who the players are and they teach each other."

Hines Ward compliments his position coach Scottie Montgomery: "It's always good when someone who's coaching you played your position because they can understand it. For a lot of years, some of my coaches never even played the wideout position. If I ask them a question, they may know it on paper. But to come out here and do it physically, they wouldn't have a clue how to do it.”

"But in Scottie's case, he understands certain situations like, 'Hey, you're right.' ... He's a great coach. I'm very proud to have him as my coach."