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
8. “I want to be
compared to Colvin at OU, Quandre Diggs at Texas, and
the DBs at TCU. I’ve got my goals set high.” – CB Bruce Jones
7. “I looked up
to Wes Welker when I was younger. I want to take that responsibility and pass
it down and let (undersized) players know they can play big time football.”
– IR Jakeem Grant
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.