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Bob Stoops Quotes

Defensively, it was kind of frustrating. I have to compliment their quarterback. He did such a good job. What an excellent competitor.
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#Compliments

It probably means he doesn't believe it. Maybe it's what you guys [media] are saying, and he doesn't believe it. Gauging by the way we played a year ago, I don't blame him for not respecting us very much.
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#Media

They all have skill ability. They are all guys who work hard and they have the respect of their teammates. They are all bright guys, and you put that all together and you have a group of great quarterbacks.
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#Ability

I know what will be written, but we're a work in progress, ... We're fighting that. We're going to keep pushing and making improvements each week, and if we do that, we have a chance to have a good team.
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#Fighting

The competition there has been really close and really good. Between all those guys, we have a lot of confidence in whoever is out there. Who plays the best and makes the best plays will get the most time.
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#Competition

We're one of those teams that gets criticized even when we win. In the end, though, I'm smart enough to recognize all that we overcame down here in this atmosphere and still came away with a victory.
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#Criticized

I don't want to say [the teams] are mirror images of each other, ... but there's a lot of similarities on both sides of the ball.
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#Images

I have total confidence in Chuck, and I think his track record speaks for him. The proof is in what they've done.
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#Confidence

I think you're always looking for guys, especially in the offensive line, that are just tough, hard-working, fighting guys. That's what you look for. It's not always the easiest thing to find.
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#Fighting

We've got an opportunity with six more [games] to win nine. We're going to do our best to win as many as we can. I mean, we can all add, right?
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#Games

We may get a little bit more than other people. You've got to be able to make plays when they do.
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#People

Congratulations to Texas, they played an excellent football game. The team, coaches and players really executed well and made big plays. Our compliments go out to them. They are an excellent football team, which we knew coming in, and they showed it again today.
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#Football

There's a very fine margin in winning and losing, ... The way we've played in so many games, the point production, the great defense -- there's a lot more to deal with that's positive than negative.
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#Games

You guys probably forgot how he played those first 12 games,
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#Games

I don't think so, ... He remembers those other 12 games. They didn't fade from his memory.
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#Games

We didn't push it. I'm not going to detail it for you.
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#Detail

We're going to give him more tomorrow.
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#Tomorrow

He's still a few weeks away from what the book says, but strength-wise he appears to be solid. What's the magical day is hard to determine. I think the doctors will evaluate him on (today) and see if he can't start doing some work.
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#Strength

Those guys all have ability .... I believe they've got a chance to really be a great group.
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#Ability

It's easy to jump on one guy when something goes wrong. Hey, that's fine. We deserve the criticism, but track records over time also stand for something.
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#Criticism

We (coaches) believe that Rhett has played well enough and is close enough that we do intend to get him snaps early in games as well as late in games.
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#Believe

What we were doing at the end of the game, we've never done before. The other side of it is, if we don't do it, for instance when we did take a knee against Texas Tech, does that then come back and haunt you? Is that the reason that maybe kept you out of something, and how do you live with that as well? Its really a rotten position to play in.
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#Game

It's really developed into somewhat of a short-term rivalry, which is kind of nice.
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#Rivalry

This is a guy who, when he's healthy, has been phenomenal. Once he regained the strength in his ankle this year, he was right back to running with power and making the same kind of cuts before he was injured. He really came on once he was over the injury and he has been sensational in every game since.
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#Strength

It's just unfortunate. People didn't know it, but he had that stress fracture for about six weeks. (We were) taping it, limiting practices here and there trying to get him through it, and then it just blew up on him.
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#People

He was always the first guy Jason White would talk to when he came off the field. Josh has a really good way with those guys and I'm sure he'll step right in here tomorrow night and do the same thing.
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#Field

On both sides of the ball I see strong discipline, very good schemes, and players that play in a physical way. They play hard. That's why they win so often.
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#Discipline

We have speed, – the ability to close, the ability to play in space. We get good pressure.
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#Ability

We came out of spring believing that they each had a scrimmage or two that they were good at and one or two that they made some mistakes at. Each of them did that and in our mind there was not a separation going into (Thursday's) practice. I feel it's unfortunate that so many of you in the media have ranked them and have put them in place so that players have to hear that the entire summer. It's really not fair.
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#Believing

It's still the Roy-back position until someone plays like him.
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#Plays