17 Total Quotes

Chuck Long Quotes

Winning this game would do a lot for us nationally. It puts your program in a permanent national status.
Chuck Long
#Game

Sometimes that's hard for offensive people to suck up their pride. But we needed to do that.
Chuck Long
#Hard

This staff is used to facing tough schedules. The challenges are great, but I knew that when I took this job. There are no surprises. It's a tough schedule, but that's just the way it is.
Chuck Long
#Challenges

Two good coaching staffs, two great football teams. I think this will be great for America.
Chuck Long
#America

We're still looking for a fullback, and something might pop up later in the spring. Fullbacks are hard to find, and we'd like to get some of them in here in the future.
Chuck Long
#Hard

Our goal in this game was to create a physical presence on our offense, nothing fancy.
Chuck Long
#Create

Time stood still, so to speak,
Chuck Long
#Speakers And Speaking

Del is a very meticulous person who knows both the run game and the passing game very well. He has great experience at a high level. I put together a list of high-level coordinators and he was on that list.
Chuck Long
#Game

We knew what we had coming into the season, we knew we had heavy graduation. We had two new quarterbacks. It was quite possible we would have the first freshman starter since I've been here. We knew we would have some growing pains.
Chuck Long
#Graduation

We want to tailor our offense to our personnel. We have good running backs, and we want to feature those guys, as you saw today. I thought those guys stood out. The running backs did a nice job.
Chuck Long
#Running

The offense put it on the ground twice and we can't have that, but the defense did a great job of scooping and scoring when they did, which is big for us. That's something we've emphasized in practice every day.
Chuck Long
#Defense

Everyone associated with Quicksilver is excited to bring competitive, professional golf back to our championship course.
Chuck Long
#Golf

It's something that I've always believed in. It was the basis of our philosophy at Oklahoma, making it competitive every year. I think it just makes your team so much stronger and gives you a better chance to win. It gives everybody an opportunity and keeps people involved, keeps them hungry, and that's what you want.
Chuck Long
#Philosophy

He was very limited in the game and we felt like he deserves a better chance. So, we're going to start him in this game and go from there. We'll keep it open-ended and see what happens in the football game.
Chuck Long
#Football Game

As a quarterback, he's got to know all the routes. As a receiver, you just have to know that one route. So, he knows the routes. It's just a matter of learning the physical nuances of running a route. But mentally, that's going to be pretty easy for him. He knows what to do.
Chuck Long
#Nuances

We all worked hard in camp, but when you get in games, it's a little different. We're not going to beat our guys up. We were all part of this deal. We'll watch tape tomorrow (Sunday) and see what happens. The big thing we told the guys was they had to stay together ... we're just going to roll our sleeves up and work. We have some growing pains right now.
Chuck Long
#Games

We ended up in third and long too much. We need to do a better job of that, and that starts with me.
Chuck Long
#Job