37 Total Quotes

Glen Mason Quotes

Credit Virginia. They did a good job, not really of stopping the run, but making it tough sledding in there.
Glen Mason
#Credit

I think Laurence's performance last night was really kind of indicative of the way our offense went,
Glen Mason
#Night

He?s an awfully good quarterback that happens to also be an outstanding athlete.
Glen Mason
#Athlete

We're proud of the progress we've made. But we don't feel the job is done yet.
Glen Mason
#Progress

Joel and I feel that's going to be a reality sooner rather than later.
Glen Mason
#Reality

I thought our wide receivers really stepped it up in blocking, ... Because with a lot of the perimeter running that we do, they become point-of-attack blockers, and they really did a good job.
Glen Mason
#Running

[Penn State rushed for 364 yards, most of them up the middle, in a 44-14 victory over the Gophers two weeks ago.] Terrible. Atrocious, ... We violated about every fundamental there is.
Glen Mason
#Victory

I thought we should have had at least three more turnovers. Colorado State, they tried to run the football. I thought they had the ability to test us in that area better than last week. But they only had 29 rushes for 59 yards. You look at the stats, and a lot of those stats came late in the game when we were playing back on our heels and we had down-the-line guys in there, but I expected them to play better.
Glen Mason
#Football

I think, in a lot of ways, that the Cavaliers' performance mirrored the Gophers' performance or vice versa. At times, they looked really, really good. In certain games, they look spectacular, just jump out at you. At times, you think, there's room for improvement.
Glen Mason
#Performance

I think in a lot of ways that the Cavaliers' performance mirrored the Gophers' performance or vice versa. At times, they look really, really good. And at other times, you think, well, there's some room for improvement there. But certain games look spectacular. (They) just jump at you.
Glen Mason
#Performance

I think in a lot of ways the Cavaliers' performance mirrors the Gophers' performance. At times they look really, really good. At other times you think there's some room for improvement.
Glen Mason
#Performance

We were able to hire two individuals who have extensive Division I coaching experience. Both of them have served as defensive coordinators at some point.
Glen Mason
#Experience

The last couple of years, we were rotating three or four guys in there. We don't have that luxury right now.
Glen Mason
#Luxury

We used this spring practice to our benefit. We got better in some areas. I thought our offensive line really moved along and we made a vast improvement in our secondary. It put us in good shape to utilize our time between now and August to improve the football team.
Glen Mason
#Practice

Our running game has been built on the idea that if you always run to make 4 yards, every once in a while you'll make 44. If you always look to make a 44-yard gain, you'll only make 4 inches.
Glen Mason
#Running

he couldn't throw the football.
Glen Mason
#Football

There are ways to coach -- one is not to lose and the other is to coach to win. I learned a long time ago that it is a lot more fun to try and coach to win. If you want to be critical, it was my decision to try and score before the half, leaving time on clock.
Glen Mason
#Coach

We're kind of the odd man out these days. In college football you see the spread offense quite a bit. So if you come along with a boring old offense like we got it's unique. I'm an old-fashioned guy.
Glen Mason
#College

Both [opposing] coaches after our last two games have come up to me after the game and said, 'Where did you get number 20?' He is the type of player, where you'd better know where he is on the field. You better see him coming or you will have a problem.
Glen Mason
#Games

Both coaches after our last two games have come up to me after the game and said 'Where did you get (Owens),' ... He is the type of player where you better know where he is on the field. You better see him coming, or you will have a problem.
Glen Mason
#Games

I was dreading having to go, look in their eyes in the locker room and have to give them one of those talks that I've had to give too many times. We've kind of been snake-bitten against Purdue.
Glen Mason
#Eyes

[It came from his coach, Glen Mason, as a maroon-and-gold celebration spilled from the field toward the dressing room and threatened to engulf them Saturday afternoon. Mason spotted Maroney walking up the ramp in the Metrodome.] I said, 'You've got to run,' ... He said, 'Coach, I can't run.' He said, 'You carry me and run, and we'll get it done.'
Glen Mason
#Gold

We live and die by the run. And we didn't do a very good job of running.
Glen Mason
#Running

There's a reason why he was a most valuable player in the Ohio North/South All-Star Game, and in the Big 33 game between Ohio and Pennsylvania [high school players], he was the most valuable player, ... I'm just glad we got him here in Minnesota.
Glen Mason
#Reason

He's a great back. Just look at the number of touches he gets a game. Not only from the running back position, but from screens and passes and you name it. I wished he would have stayed at Colorado.
Glen Mason
#Running

Just when you think you've seen it all, here comes something else in football,
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#Football

I told them in the locker room after the game ... we're the first bowl-eligible team in country, and they just kind of laughed. We've kind of gone past that level as saying we've reached success, it really didn't mean that much.
Glen Mason
#Country

I've made no bones about it. I think I have my best football team [in the seven years] I've been here at Minnesota.
Glen Mason
#Football

There is still a lot of football to be played. If you keep looking in the rearview mirror, that's where you will go - backwards. You have to shake this off and march forward.
Glen Mason
#Football

My kids are as down as down can be, and in some ways they should be and in some ways they shouldn't be. They played as hard as they could, but to beat Ohio State you have to do a lot of things right. You have to do most things right, let's face it. We did some and we didn't do others.
Glen Mason
#Kids