?Pat Culpepper, Texas linebacker, in accepting the Swede Nelson Sportsmanship Award: "I've been thinking a lot about 'sportsmanship.' It's hard to define—especially in football, which starts with premeditated mayhem."
?James Donn Jr., president of Gulf-stream Park, after recommending that the legal betting age be lowered from 21 to 18: "We need new blood in racing, but under present laws by the time a boy or girl is 21 he or she may have taken up some other hobby."
?Louis J. Fisher, president of the AAU, after the NCAA announced it would boycott the big indoor track meets: "The NCAA gang has the effrontery to practically tell the President they are going ahead to sabotage U.S. international teams. . . . They put themselves in the same category as Castro of Cuba and Mao of Red China."
? Johnny Morriss, Houston track coach, after the AAU suspended several Houston runners for competing in a "non-sanctioned" meet: "The AAU is trying to put a scare on, but it doesn't scare the intercollegiate coaches because we knew it was coming."