You can't stop him, you can only hope to contain him, huh Who made that up, Winston Churchill
Him missing 2 weeks in the preseason really hurt him and set him behind.
Eric's injury is a huge blow to this team. It's just too bad, because he's been playing so well. Hopefully we'll get him back.
No question about it. It seems like I haven't been on the field in a long time, which I haven't.
There were a lot of questions in a lot of people's minds. Not ours. I expected him to play well. For the first time out, he probably performed better than any of us thought.
It's a combination of young guys and some veterans. I spent a lot of time interviewing and talking to the staff here. I really felt they did a good job. I wanted to keep as many as I could.
Just being around the players and coaches the camaraderie of the game to see them learn and get better, improve all the time and being around the coaches and coaching football, which is what I do best. Probably the most fun is to see them get better as a football team and as individuals.
There are times during the year where you're so beat up, even with the practice guys that you have, that you can't even practice,
There were times last year when we had offensive and defensive linemen going both ways. There are times when guys are so beat up, they won't practice on Wednesdays. They won't practice on Fridays. So you've got to have some guys fill in.
I spoke to him today and wished him well. He's going to do a great job.
We're having guys start to step up and it's very important that we have that. We've just got to keep moving, get to the football, and play with a lot of pride in this program, which we did today when we got the chance to play.
The challenge here is to win, to compete for the conference championship and to go to bowl games. Yeah, I love it here. I came here because I'm a football coach and I want to help the University of Idaho become successful.
We're going to wait for the legal part of it to come about and find out exactly what happened and what direction we're going to go in.
I thought we did some pretty good things ... execution-wise. The offense is new, but they executed pretty well. Defensively we did some good things, but we've got a long way to go.
Al is a great technician of secondary play. He is as good as there is at coaching cornerbacks. He was with me for two years at Oregon State and then at the San Francisco 49ers. He understands what it takes to be successful in the secondary. On top of that, he is a great recruiter.
In four years, I thought we got them into a pretty good situation. In the fifth year, obviously, they took away our chance.
As time went on through the first and second years (2001-02), you could see him making plays all the time.
It's fun to see the enthusiasm out there right now as far as the Vandals are concerned. They deserve that enthusiasm after the things they've gone through the last few years.
I'm excited to be back in the state and around these people I've known for a long time. There aren't many times you have an opportunity to come back and finish where you started.
It's exciting just to get out there, number one, but more than anything, just to see where we're at. We've got to find out who the players are. To me, the most exciting time, the most fun time, is practice. So I'm looking forward to it.
We expect him to miss this week and we think he'll probably play the last three games.
I'll have to talk to him it's the first I've heard of it. We all make mistakes. It's what you do after.
Now, it's just a matter of competing, winning some games and working your rear end off. There is no magic wand.
Has he been examined by a doctor I stay away from them, ... Hell, they might put me on IR. You never know around here.
It was a bad decision, taking that job.