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Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by Tvov, Feb 14, 2003.


  1. Tvov

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    Hopefully these aren't repeats!!





    Gotta love Stu Grimson!!!
    By far the last quote is the best!
    > Chicago Cubs outfielder Andre Dawson on being a role model: "I wan'
    > all dem kids to do what I do, to look up to me. I wan' all the kids to
    > copulate me."
    > ..............................................................
    > New Orleans Saint RB George Rogers when asked about the upcoming
    > season:
    >
    > "I want to rush for 1,000 or 1,500 yards, whichever comes first."
    > .................................................................
    > And, upon hearing Joe Jacobi of the 'Skins say: "I'd run over my own
    > mother to win the Super Bowl," Matt Millen of the Raiders said: "To
    > win, I'd run over Joe's Mom, too."
    > ...................................................................
    > Torrin 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." (now that is
    > beautiful)
    > .....................................................................
    > 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 circle."
    > ....................................................................
    > Boxing promoter Dan Duva on Mike Tyson hooking up again with promoter
    > Don King: "Why would anyone expect him to come out smarter? He went to
    > prison for three years, not Princeton."
    > .....................................................................
    > Stu Grimson, Chicago Blackhawks left wing, explaining why he keeps a
    > color photo of himself above his locker: "That's so when I forget how to
    >
    > spell my name, I can still find my clothes."
    > .....................................................................
    > Lou Duva, veteran boxing trainer, on the Spartan training regime of
    > heavyweight Andrew Golota: "He's a guy who gets up at six o'clock in
    > the
    >
    > morning regardless of what time it is."
    > ....................................................................
    > Chuck Nevitt, North Carolina State basketball player, explaining to
    > Coach Jim Valvano why he appeared nervous at practice: "My sister's
    > expecting a baby, and I don't know if I'm going to be an uncle or an
    > aunt." (I wonder if his IQ ever hit room temperature in January)
    > ......................................................................
    > ....
    >
    > Frank Layden, Utah Jazz president, on a former player: "I told him,
    > 'Son, what is it with you? Is it ignorance or apathy?' He said,
    > 'Coach, I don't know and I don't care.'"
    > ......................................................................
    > ....
    >
    > Shelby Metcalf, basketball coach at Texas A&M, recounting what he told
    > a
    >
    > player who received four F's and one D: "Son, looks to me like you're
    > spending too much time on one subject."
    > .....................................................................
    > Amarillo High School and Oiler coach Bum Phillips when asked by Bob
    > Costas why he takes his wife on all the road trips, Phillips
    > responded: "Because she is too damn ugly to kiss good-bye."
    >