?Jack Rothrock, Greensboro, N.C. businessman who played center for Guilford College in a 60-6 loss to Bear Bryant's Maryland team in 1945, the first of Bryant's 314 coaching victories: "The thing I remember is that the crowd sang Maryland, My Maryland after each touchdown, even the four that they called back. By the end of the first quarter I knew all the words."
? Ted Watts, on his role as the Oakland Raiders' punt-return specialist: "It's like embalming. Nobody likes to do it, but someone has to."