? Steve Sloan, Texas Tech football coach, after his unbeaten Red Raiders squeaked past winless TCU: "I've always said the sun doesn't shine on the same dog every day. But we sure as heck didn't expect a near-total eclipse."
? Greg Buttle, New York Jet linebacker, explaining his contractual obligations: "They pay me to practice. Sundays I play for nothing."
? Grant Teaff, Baylor football coach, after his team was idle for three weeks: "I think the layoff was the greatest thing to happen to Baylor football. I'll figure out why later."
? Bobby Bowden, Florida State football coach, on 5'8", 135-pound freshman Placekicker Dave Cappelen: "When we stick him in the whirlpool, we gotta have a lifeguard there."