?Jack Tillman, boxer, whose choirboy appearance belies his ranking as No. 7 in the world in the welterweight division: "I like the rating, but it's fun being the underdog. Guys would look across the ring and see my skinny arms and my scrawny chest and figure they had it made. I was sorry to see that look leave their faces."
?Jake Staples, of Louisiana State's Board of Supervisors, on LSU's appearances in the Sun and Bluebonnet bowls the last two seasons: "Every year we keep going to a minor bowl. If they have a Soybean Bowl next year, we'll probably be in that."
?Wayne Gibson, assistant athletic director at Miami University of Ohio, kidding a fellow coach in a speech during a sports banquet: "He's the only guy I know who wears two pairs of pants when he plays golf—just in case he has a hole in one."