Duffy Daugherty of Michigan State (3-5-1 for the season): "They tell me some of our freshmen look awfully good, but just remember, they haven't had the benefit of my coaching yet."
Lindsey Nelson, NBC sports announcer, to a Dallas audience: "My definition of the most boring guy in the world is one who was born in Dallas, raised in California, played football at Notre Dame, was a captain in the Marine Corps, quit smoking last year and has just lost 20 pounds on a diet."
Red Grange, recalling his days as the Galloping Ghost at Illinois: "I won't mention the name of this particular team we were playing, but at half time we came in, pulled off our socks and began putting iodine on the teeth marks in our legs. Coach Bob Zuppke said, 'I'll tell you one thing, if we ever play this team again, it will be on a Friday.' "
Satchel Paige, sempiternal pitcher turned Mexican movie actor, of his new job: "You get to sit down a lot and the money's real good."