Top 50 quotes of 2010

Submitted by UMdad on December 29th, 2009 at 11:55 AM

"Are you kidding me? They have been pretending to investigate us for years, but everyone knows that they won't touch us. In fact, we don't even try to follow NCAA guidelines. We have found that they hinder our recruiting."
- Pete Carroll



December 29th, 2009 at 12:01 PM ^

"Yes, I realize that we have Pryor listed as our preseason Big Ten player of the year again, even though he is a mediocre QB. I would have voted for someone else, but I don't actually watch the games so I only know about the players that they talk about on ESPN."
- Anonymous AP voter

Wolverine In Exile

December 29th, 2009 at 12:07 PM ^

"Yeah, so I got these jeans from somebody. I ain't tellin' who, 'cause you know, eveybody gets pants from someone else,"

Terrell Pryor, after tOSU is put on 5-yr probation following extensive 5-mo investigation of why he didn't attend Lawry's Beef Bowl, due to not being dressed properly. The FBI-led investigation revealed that a Yemeni financier and tOSU graduate had been secretly funneling money to Pryor and planned to utilize Pryor's Nike Pro Combat undergarments to sneak explosives into the Horseshoe for the 2010 UM/tOSU game.

Wolverine In Exile

December 29th, 2009 at 12:11 PM ^

"No, I don't know who Stan van Gundy is and I don't care,"

- former UF head football coach Steve Addazio who was relieved of his duties following UF's win in the SEC championship and birth in the BCS national championship game in favor of Urban Meyer's return to the sidelines.


December 29th, 2009 at 12:11 PM ^

"Our guys have worked hard, and within NCAA limits, Damn Rosenberg. Anyway, I'm very proud of our guys and I'm very excited to be headed to Glendale."
-Rich Rodriguez upon completion of 12-0 season and beating OSU


December 29th, 2009 at 12:13 PM ^

(referring to Blake Griffin being surrounded by Dora the Explorer dolls at Clippers' practice)

"They need to send some of those Dora... situations to my daughters."


December 29th, 2009 at 12:17 PM ^

" I thought we were allowed a certain amount of violations each year, sort of like mulligans in golf or affairs in your marriage. This stuff is very confusing."
- Lane Kiffin


December 29th, 2009 at 12:20 PM ^

"Damn, we lost. We hates those pricks so much, we hates them! We didn't remember how much this hurts, we'll be back in Couch Burning Town in 2011 with REVENGE in our minds! Arrogant-- they don't even represent Michigan. Vince Smith is only this tall! Ah, I hate this job."

--Mark Dantonio at a press conference shortly after having been beaten in Ann Arbor by a fine 52-10 margin. Cone, who walks-on for his fifth year throws the last touchdown.


December 29th, 2009 at 12:30 PM ^

I'm staying at Notre Dame to coach you in the Little Caesars Bowl."
- Brian Kelley, whose name has been linked to several NFL Head Coach openings.


December 29th, 2009 at 12:43 PM ^

"Glenn Winston's been a real champ about spending two consecutive summers in jail. We eagerly look forward to his return to the team in the fall."



December 29th, 2009 at 12:43 PM ^

"Come on guys, you had to have done the same thing to your kids when you were parents. I told him to go into the dark closet to think about what he had done, and I forgot I locked him in there. Is this really such a big deal? It's just a dark closet. How was I supposed to know he was afraid of the dark."
-Mike Leach (Next Week)


December 29th, 2009 at 12:51 PM ^

"As you know the Big Ten Network is always looking to break ground in new areas of programming. We feel that our new B10 tie in with the popular COPS franchise will become a cornerstone of our network. The producers have already expressed interest in working closely with the MSU athletic department."



December 29th, 2009 at 12:59 PM ^

"I just want to thank the guys in compliance for finding this loophole, and I want to thank Coach Rodriguez for welcoming me back to the team for another season."

-Brandon Graham, upon finding out that because of a little known rule change, he has a year of eligibility left and will return to Michigan for his super-senior season.


December 29th, 2009 at 1:11 PM ^

"What? So sue me. They had it coming. The starters refused to come out of the game until the late fourth quarter..."

Rich Rod's postgame press conference after Michigan ripped MSU at home, 43-13 in front of a sellout crowd.

Wide Open

December 29th, 2009 at 1:45 PM ^

"We are pleased that all of Florida's recruits decided to commit to us in light of the Urban Meyer situation, and we're sure they will enjoy their time here.

"How are we going to sign all of them? Who cares? I don't have time for that shit."

- Nick Satan, Alabama coach


December 29th, 2009 at 1:34 PM ^

"We first allowed our players to vote on whether to play in a bowl game and they overwhelmingly approved. However, after realizing that at 6-6 we risked a losing season with yet another embarrassing loss, we just figured staying home and being able to claim a non-losing season was better. The seniors understand."

Notre Dame Athletic Directord


December 29th, 2009 at 1:36 PM ^

"Due to the financial constraints we have currently at Ford Motor Co., and the need for an influx of cash flow, we have collectively decided to sell the Lions franchise to Mike Ilich. Besides, we didn't really know what the hell we were doing anyway. Had you fooled right?"

-Statement from the Ford Family.


December 29th, 2009 at 2:01 PM ^

"That Lost finale was an extraordinary letdown to the biggest buildup in the history of television."

-Me, in about May



December 29th, 2009 at 2:41 PM ^

Trevor Barnes, admin, RCMB:

"In celebration of our NIT championship, we are going to see how many couches we can donate to homeless shelters."


December 29th, 2009 at 3:14 PM ^

"After careful consideration and counseling from many people I look up to including Coach Spurrier, I've decided to accept the position with the Jaguars and am looking forward to continuing my relationship with Tim as a professional."


December 29th, 2009 at 4:13 PM ^

"Well, Oprah, it took a while but I guess I finally came to terms that its an addiction, just like anything else."

Oprah - "And that's why there were so many of them?"

Tiger - "Well, that . . . and I just really wanted to beat Phil."