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THEY SAID IT
Edited by Robert W. Creamer
November 06, 1972
?Mike Johnson, 5'9", 165-pound Western Michigan defensive back, asked how he was physically able to make 56 tackles last season: "I'm so small, blockers just run right by me and look for someone bigger to hit."
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November 06, 1972

They Said It

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? Mike Johnson, 5'9", 165-pound Western Michigan defensive back, asked how he was physically able to make 56 tackles last season: "I'm so small, blockers just run right by me and look for someone bigger to hit."

?Sam Bailey, former Tampa University football coach, discussing a prospect he tried to recruit: "There's this interior lineman. He's big as a gorilla and strong as a gorilla. Now, if he was smart as a gorilla he'd be fine."

?Ed Charters, coach of Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School in Pennsylvania, after Back Frank Bingham ran for 316 yards and scored on touchdown runs of six, 17, 22, 46 and 68 yards: "We should never have let him get that short one from the six. It brought his average down."

? Shelby Metcalf, Texas A&M basketball coach, asked if his team was going to run and shoot this year: "Nope, we're going to run and throw."

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