"You guys pair up in groups of three, then line up in a circle"
- Bill Peterson, a Florida State footballl coach

"That's so when I forget how to spell my name, I can still find my
- Stu Grimson, Chicago Blackhawks left wwing, explaining why he
keeps a color photo of himself above his locker

"You guys line up alphabetically by height"
- Bill Peterson, a Florida State footballl coach

"I play football. I'm not trying to be a professor. The tests don't
seem to make sense to me, measuring your brain on stuff I haven't
been through in school."
-Clemson recruit Ray Forsythe, who was iineligible as a freshman
because of academic requirements

"I know the Virginia players are smart because you need a 1500 SAT
to get in. I have to drop bread crumbs to get our players to and
from class"
- George Raveling, Washington State baskketball coach

"Why would anyone expect him to come out smarter? He went to prison
for three years, not Princeton."
-Boxing promoter Dan Duva on Mike Tyson hooking up again with promoter
Don King

"I can't really remember the names of the clubs that we went to."
-Shaquille O'Neal on whether he had visiited the Parthenon during
his visit to Greece

"The ballparks have gotten too crowded. That's why nobody goes to
see the game anymore."
-Yogi Berra

"I'm going to graduate on time, no matter how long it takes."
-Senior basketball player at the Universsity of Pittsburgh

"Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like
Norman Einstein."
-Football commentator and former player Joe Theismann