?Bruce Featherston, 6'11" Southwest Texas State senior and bottom draft choice of the Milwaukee Bucks, asked if he thought he could move right in at center: "I think the one they've got may last another year or so."
?Tony Mason, football coach at the University of Cincinnati, speaking at a "psychology of coaching" clinic: "If you've gotta kiss your best player every day, then kiss him. I kissed my fullback this year. Next year it'll be my halfback. He's better."
?Pat McGuire, wife of Al, the Marquette basketball coach who fell off the motorcycle he recently began riding: "I guess it was just a combination of Al's age and that big motorcycle. There's quite a generation gap there."
? Pepper Rodgers, Georgia Tech football coach, whose team opens its season on Sept. 9 against defending national champion Notre Dame: "There is simply no way we can beat Notre Dame, but Notre Dame could lose to us."
?Brian McKenzie, explaining why he was happy to go from Edmonton to Indianapolis in the World Hockey Association expansion draft: "We went 40 straight days of sub-zero temperature up there, that's why."