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New Orleans Saint RB George Rogers when asked about the next season: "I want to
rush for 1000 or 1500 yards, whichever comes first."
Upon hearing Joe Jacobi of the "Skins say: I'd run over my mother to win the
Super Bowl," Matt Millen of the Raiders said, " To win I'd run over Joe's Mom
Torin Polk, University of Houston receiver, on his coach, John Jenkins: "He
treats us like men. He lets us wear earrings."
Football commentator and former player Joe Theismann, 1996: "Nobody in football
should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein."
Senior basketball player at the University of Pittsburgh: I'm going to graduate
on time, no matter how long it takes."
A boxing promoter on Mike Tyson: "Why would anyone expect him to come out
smarter? He went to prison for three years, not Princeton!"
Veteran boxing trainer on heavyweight Andrew Goleta: He is a guy who gets up
at six o'clock in the morning regardless what time it is."
Chuck Nevit, North Carolina State basketball player: "My sister's expecting a
baby, and I don't know if I'm going to be and uncle of an aunt."
Frank Layden Utah Jazz president on a former player: I told him, 'Son, what is
it with you? Is it ignorance of apathy?' He said, Coach, I don't know and I
Shelby Metcalf, basketball coach recounting what he told a player who receiver
four F's and one D: "Son, looks like you're spending too much time on one
Bill Peterson, a Florida State football coach: "You guys line up alphabetically
by height." And, "You guys pair up in groups of three, then line up in a