24 Total Quotes

Larry Foote Quotes

Through high school, college I've always been known as a heady football player. (At Michigan) we ran a very NFL-style defense and my defensive coordinator and linebacker coach (Jim) Herrmann threw a lot at us. He made me a student of the game and made me think and showed me the ins and outs.
Larry Foote
#College

Anytime Joey Porter comes back on any defense, it's going to be a positive. He's one of our leaders on defense. He comes to play every day. Some days you might be dragging, and you see No. 55 out there, and it picks you up. He plays with a high motor. He's just one of those guys who loves to play the game.
Larry Foote
#Defense

This defense could be one of the best you've seen. For a long time.
Larry Foote
#Defense

When they spread him out, you better have your eyes open. We've already seen him make some great catches around here. He just doesn't drop the ball, and he finds ways to make plays.
Larry Foote
#Eyes

Wild. Really wild, to tell you the truth.
Larry Foote
#Truth

I think he's had that since birth. I played with him in college [at Michigan] and he was always cool. That's the key for a quarterback in the league. If you're cool back there, you can make plays. He's not afraid to get hit. He just steps in the pocket and delivers the ball downfield. He's not looking at anybody else but his receivers.
Larry Foote
#Birth

I played with him in college [Michigan] and he was always cool. That's the key for a quarterback in this league. If you're cool back there, you can make plays. He's not afraid to get hit. He just steps up in the pocket and delivers the ball down the field.
Larry Foote
#College

One thing with that running back, the way he runs, we definitely have to be disciplined.
Larry Foote
#Running

I've never seen anything like it. I'm not going to say it was a miracle because that's crippled people getting up and walking, the blind seeing. But that's the closest thing to it I've ever seen.
Larry Foote
#People

That's just something we like doing. We're all competitors in here. We do the same in video games, basketball, whatever -- trash talking, it's just part of our environment growing up. It's a new day in sports.
Larry Foote
#Basketball

I think we pressured them a lot more. Coach [Dick] LeBeau whipped up some new magic, gave them something nobody's seen yet.
Larry Foote
#Magic

Crazy. My heart was pounding.
Larry Foote
#Heart

On the sports shows this week, people weren't even breaking down our game. They were just going right to the other games, saying Indianapolis was going to beat Pittsburgh. But that doesn't matter. When the whistle blows, all that stuff is out the window.
Larry Foote
#People

We weren't worried, but we were definitely concerned. The whole game, win and we're in, lose and we go home, so we were definitely concerned.
Larry Foote
#Home

I've taught him everything he knows. I put him under my wing in college and created a monster.
Larry Foote
#College

That would have been rough. That was my hero growing up. I grew up in his camps; I always looked up to him. Thank God that Ben and Tuman got him down, and the defense came out and stopped them.
Larry Foote
#Growing Up

I asked Willie about the nightlife, and he said wait until after the game to worry about stuff like that. He said he had a lot of fun there before, but ... his party went crashing down on Super Bowl Sunday. He doesn't want us to go through the same thing, and we're not going to. There's a lot to learn from him.
Larry Foote
#Worry

I don't know what I'm going to say to the students. But I'm sure I'll tell them to always stay positive and make the right decisions.
Larry Foote
#Students

Jerome Bettis demanded we bring him home. And we did.
Larry Foote
#Home

I wish Anita Baker was there, she's my favorite. I grew up listening to her.
Larry Foote
#Listening

It's rough, I got some people upset at me.
Larry Foote
#People

He's like a teammate, really.
Larry Foote
#Teammates

We're loving it. This is what it's all about. We're out here trying to win a championship.
Larry Foote
#Trying

I'm going to get after him; he knows that. I'm from the East Side, and we have the reputation of being tougher than the West Side.
Larry Foote
#Reputation