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PostPosted: Thu Oct 05, 2006 2:19 pm 
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>>1. 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."
>>
>>2. 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."
>>
>>3. 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."
>>
>>4. Torrin Polk, University of Houston receiver, on his coach, John >>Jenkins:
>>"He treats us like men. He lets us wear earrings."
>>
>>5. Football commentator and former player Joe Theismann, 1996: "Nobody in
>>football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy
>>like Norman Einstein."
>>
>>6. 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)
>>
>>7. Bill Peterson, a Florida State football coach: "You guys line up
>>alphabetically by height." And, "You guys pair up in groups of three, and
>>then line up in a circle."
>>
>>8. Boxing promoter Dan Duva on Mike Tyson going to prison: "Why would
>>anyone expect him to come out smarter? He went to prison for three years,
>>not Princeton."
>>
>>9. 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."
>>
>>10. 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."
>>
>>11. 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)
>>
>>12. 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.'"
>>
>>13. 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."
>>
>>14. Amarillo High School and Houston Oilers 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."


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Those were funny. :lol: :lol: :lol:

I really like #9. It's not really stupid, it's just hockey. I'm sure there are many games where hockey guys are just knocked silly. I was referred to this video of Chad Johnson after his clock was cleaned by Brian Russell in Week 2. I love Chad, but he was gone. I'm sure there are many games where hockey guys are in the locker room like this:

http://my.break.com/Media/View.aspx?ContentID=155445

I'm a little ashamed however that a basketball player from my alma mater made the list. :cry:

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