?Bob Devaney, Nebraska athletic director: " Johnny Rodgers is not only the greatest athlete I ever coached, he is the greatest athlete I have ever seen. The only thing he could not do real well was drive a car."
?Dick Selcer, University of Wisconsin assistant coach, on how coaches handle the frustrations of a losing season: "When I get frustrated, I go home and pick a fight with my wife. I'm 5-5 for the season at home."
?Tody Smith, Houston Oiler defensive end: "The Chicago Bears are very physical, but I would not say that they are dirtier than anybody else. Let's just say they are extremely overt."
?Dennis Nelson, Baltimore Colt offensive tackle, when sportswriters surround him after a game: "Leave me alone. I'm a lineman. I want to be obscure."
? Johnny Carson, on reports that Spiro Agnew might be a part owner of a team in the proposed World Football League: "Who'd want to watch a team called the Chicago Nolo Contenderes?"