Jim Tressel Quotes


24 Jim Tressel quotes:



"He looked like he did the whole spring, comfortable and patient. That's a big guy with the ability to accelerate. We're very pleased with him."
Author: Tressel Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"What was impressive to me was that he looked like he has all spring - confident, patient, and with the ability to accelerate."
Author: Tressel Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"I don't ever like to squash one's creativity."
Author: Tressel Quotes Category: Creativity Quotes
"This is a tough defensive football team that he's going to face in a tough environment, and it's a great challenge for him and a great challenge for the guys that will be on the field at the same time with him, and we certainly hope that he can continue to be efficient, make good decisions and so forth, but that's what Saturday is for -- to find that out,"
"Coach Hazell in the pre-meeting before we were heading over to the skull session took ill and – and the trainers thought it would be best if they took him over from a preventative standpoint, took him over to the hospital. The word I got as we were coming up is that he's doing fine and don't know for sure if he'll be out today, but they feel good about where they have him and he'll be fine."
Author: Tressel Quotes Category: Coach Quotes
"That wouldn't have been my first choice. But I can't have it back."
Author: Tressel Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"Absolutely. I think the consistency, or lack thereof -- where we are at this moment is not where you'd like to be after three games. We haven't done little things across the board. Everyone likes to discuss what we haven't done at quarterback, but we could talk a little bit about all the way down the line, where we need to get a lot better. We need to get a lot better fast, because when you start playing against the Big Ten defenses, yards and first downs and points are even more difficult. So we've got a lot of work to do and we've just got to get at it."
"I think consistency is always the measuring stick to see if you're going to get good. Our goal is to become a consistent offensive football team that does its part and whatever needs to be done to win."
"Our defense fought like crazy and came up with things that we needed, like the turnovers, ... We just needed more touchdowns."
Author: Tressel Quotes Category: Defense Quotes
"It obviously was not by design that he didn't touch the ball more, ... If we would have done a better job of making touchdowns it would have come out differently."
Author: Tressel Quotes Category: Design Quotes
"He's smart. He doesn't panic. He has an awareness for the whole field. He can tell by how you line up and who's in the game what may be coming. He's tough. He never misses a practice snap. You have to drag him off the field in games."
Author: Tressel Quotes Category: Awareness Quotes
"Tyson is a wonderful young man, who loves the game of football and loves being at Ohio State and following in the footsteps of his dad. Our players, coaches and everyone in the Ohio State Athletics Department family are praying fervently for his recovery."
Author: Tressel Quotes Category: Football Quotes
"For this football game, as it stands right now, yeah, we've got two starting quarterbacks, ... We're planning to play both guys."
Author: Tressel Quotes Category: Football Quotes
"We hate to lose him, but I'm extremely proud he has achieved this position and wish him the very best,"
Author: Tressel Quotes Category: Hate Quotes
"I saw him (Monday). Moving over to Dodd Hall is a good sign. He?s making progress and taking the next step in his road back."
Author: Tressel Quotes Category: Progress Quotes
"Early last season Ted Ginn was a novice playing a new position, ... You could see the increase in understanding. Once you understand what's being asked of you [then] all of a sudden your physical abilities take over. And he's got extraordinary physical abilities."
"Early last season Ted Ginn was a novice playing a new position. You could see the increase in understanding. Once you understand what's being asked of you [then] all of a sudden your physical abilities take over. And he's got extraordinary physical abilities."
"Recruiting is such an inexact science. I remember a former staff member here, when we said we were going to offer A.J. Hawk a scholarship, he said, 'Oh, man. That's like a (Division) 1-AA fullback coming here.' Now, A.J. will be able to buy a few things here in a few weeks."
Author: Tressel Quotes Category: Science Quotes
"The No. 1 goal we had was to make sure our seniors left with a wonderful memory. It was a tough football game, but our kids deserved to win it."
Author: Tressel Quotes Category: Memory Quotes
"If it's the last game you'd ever want to see in your life, it might be these two teams, and that makes it special. Two great football states, two great schools, two of the largest alumni in the world. The interest level is tremendous."
Author: Tressel Quotes Category: Life Quotes



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