10. "I just want to help my team win. I don't care where I like up." IR/RB Sadale Foster.
9. "We want these kids to compete. We've told them, we don't care if you're a freshman or a senior, whoever works the hardest and plays the best is going to play." Assistant coach Trey Haverty
6. "We saw that. And we're kind of upset about it." – RB Deandre Washington on Texas Tech RBs ranked last in the league by ESPN.com.
5. "Teams won't be able to game plan specifically for me, because I'm going to line up all over the place." – DE/OLB Branden Jackson
4. "The Morales brothers are healthy. And anyone that takes on one of them, better be looking for the other also." - C Jared Kaster.
3. "I have no idea why I didn't (return more kickoffs last year). Every week, I asked for that opportunity and when I finally got it in the Baylor game, I took advantage of it." IR Jakeem Grant
2. "It's going to be a fight." "It's a battle." "I wouldn't want to make that decision." – The consensus of players when asked about the quarterback competition.
1. "I'll say this, I like my team." – Kliff Kingsbury when asked about what he thought of the folks that picked Texas Tech 7th in the Big 12.