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Matt Baker Quotes

You can look at those last two drives, but it comes down to ... penalties, dropped balls and bad throws, ... We were not very precise today as an offense.
Matt Baker
#Balls

We could have won the game. We knew we were in position. We took a shot and lost on it.
Matt Baker
#Game

Mostly they're coming in the passing game, in blitz pickup and protections and check-downs, ... He's got the running game pretty much covered. He's in the right place all the time.
Matt Baker
#Running

To have Miami in there now, just the name alone kind of changes what people think of the ACC when it comes to football.
Matt Baker
#People

There really wasn't any discussion until after the fact, ... To a lot of my constituents, it just seemed to not be correct. Yeah, it's a lot of money to forgo, but my constituents and myself felt it was the right thing to do.
Matt Baker
#Constituents

you're not going to win games like that, when you go dead for a whole quarter.
Matt Baker
#Games

That's what I've been waiting for, why I stuck around -- to win football games, ... And it's a tough loss, to know it was right there at the end.
Matt Baker
#Football

That's why I stuck around, to go out and win football games. It's a tough loss to know it was right there until the end. You can look at those last two drives, but it comes down on offense to missed assignments, dropped balls and bad throws. We were not very precise today.
Matt Baker
#Football

We didn't have a good practice at all yesterday morning,
Matt Baker
#Practice

Past Carolina teams may have folded when we get down like that. Not this team. No one got down. We just got down to business.
Matt Baker
#Past

[Witnesses told police Smith did not appear to be speeding, Baker said. He said charges will not be filed against the driver.] There's nothing to charge him with, ... He wasn't being reckless. He was just distracted.
Matt Baker
#Police

They played great. Hats off to the defense. We apologize to them. It was the offense today. We didn't make any plays. Again. The defense played unbelievable today.
Matt Baker
#Defense

Some of them were communication problems. We had a lot of holdings. I haven't seen exactly what they all were, but there were too many to win a football game.
Matt Baker
#Communication

I'll take it and start with me, ... I'll take the majority of the heat for it. It starts with me. That's how it works.
Matt Baker
#Majority

When the field compacts you have to be precise. If you're not precise you run out of room. We've gone inside when we should've gone outside and there's so little room for error. When one person is off it bunches up someone else.
Matt Baker
#Field

You get that feeling, ... But as a quarterback and as a leader of the offense, you've just got to bounce back one play at a time. You've got to forget the last play, and I don't think we did a great job of that today. I think it kind of did snowball on us. We weren't able to bounce back, and there's no excuse for that. You've got to be able to come back when bad things happen.
Matt Baker
#Bounce

We didn't have a good practice at all yesterday morning. But we came back last night a little bit and there was definitely a spark there today.
Matt Baker
#Night

This past weekend was also the fourth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks that killed so many of our fellow citizens.
Matt Baker
#Past

We talked about it in practice Wednesday. Ronnie isn't going to win the game for the team. He'll probably mean an extra 40 rushing yards. Hopefully we'll play well enough that we won't need those 40 yards.
Matt Baker
#Practice

There's just such a mass of hotels that just want to give the service away for free. When that's what you're competing against, it just gets harder.
Matt Baker
#Service