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The latest from Sonny, Mullen, Cubit, and Fedora

Sonny Dykes really disappointed with LA Tech performance against Fresno State: “We probably had more three-and-outs than we’ve had in the last three or four games combined.”

“I’m surprised we had a chance to win the game, as poorly as we played. I think had we not played Fresno we could have won the game – against a lesser opponent. I think we’re good enough maybe to play against somebody who is not as good as those guys and win — but not those guys.”

Dan Mullen on if he is ahead of schedule at Mississippi State and if he’ll stick around Starkville: "I don't know. Maybe ahead of schedule for this season. But our goal this year was to compete for the SEC West championship. Mathematically, we are still in the hunt. We may not get there this season, but we wanted to improve off of last year. We have done that by two games at least, but there still is a lot of football to be played. If we win out and finish 10-2 and get to a great bowl game, maybe we would be ahead of schedule.”

"As of right now, they like me a lot, so they may keep me here for a while. I don't know. Hopefully, I can make it through the 12-year gauntlet that seems to be about the lifespan of a coach. Someone told me you have a two-year grace period, and every year after that, you kind of upset about 10 percent of the alums. And you never win them back. I am two years in, so in 10 years, I will have annoyed 100 percent of the people here and they will be ready to get rid of me.”

Western Michigan head coach Bill Cubit on the 26-22 lost to CMU: "It's the sickest I've ever felt as a coach."

(on WMU fans) "They're right about one thing: Losing to Central Michigan five straight years is unacceptable."

Larry Fedora points out that every team in CUSA now runs the a version of the spread offense: “Tulane and UCF were really the last two teams to go to the spread, and you see both of them are having a lot more success offensively now. It’s another thing that is difficult to defend. UCF is No. 1 in our league scoring in conference games. People are scoring points in the league, there is no doubt as everyone in this league with a spread offense has shown they can score points.”