?MacArthur Lane, Green Bay Packers running back, on the imaginative onslaughts of Dick Butkus: "One time he bit me. Another time he tried to break my ankle. Another time he tried to crack my leg. Nothing happened. I guess maybe my leg was too green."
? Clint Murchison, Dallas Cowboys owner, asked if he would try to sign World Football League players: "If the WFL succeeds, I'm not going after their players. I want to sign the accountants."
? Fran Curci, University of Kentucky football coach, in the weekly UK football letter: "Both teams used basically the same offense, which is based on having the ball."