?Dave Foley, Ohio State co-captain, explaining Coach Woody Hayes' all-work, no-play planning that led to the resounding Rose Bowl triumph: "The coach told us he was taking us to this secluded hotel and that we weren't in Pasadena for a good time. When I saw the folks in the hotel lobby playing dominoes, I knew we were in the right place."
? Al Oerter, four-time Olympic discus champion, on the possibilities for discus throwers in professional track and field: "The only way we could make it would be if Jay Silvester and I threw at each other and had to keep throwing until one of us got hit. Then maybe we'd draw 10 people."