22 Total Quotes

Ron James Quotes

We can't rest on losing a football game. If you notice our transactions, every time we lose a game, somebody either goes home or something gets changed. And I'm not waiting around. I'm going to be aggressive about this thing. I'm going to make sure we've got the right people playing.
Ron James
#Football

Erratic play. What we're trying to develop is consistency. We had that for two weeks, and we won. All of a sudden, we had a game where we needed consistent play and veteran leadership, and we didn't get either from those two guys when we needed it.
Ron James
#Consistency

Most guys would've taken the rest of the season off. He was able to come back at the end of the season, and really he was anxious to get out there sooner. It's just the doctors wanted to make sure the healing process was complete.
Ron James
#Rest

In arena football, the offense is a timing offense. If you give the quarterback time and vision, he should be able to move the ball properly.
Ron James
#Football

It's certainly a critical juncture in our season because we're in our first four games. We tend to break the season up into four-game stretches, and having gone 0-1 for in the first part of it, to finish up in the last three and do well is important to us.
Ron James
#Games

The Wabash River - Indiana's largest body of water, containing the longest unimpeded waterway east of the Mississippi - constitutes a fascinating chapter in our nation's history. From the corridor's impact on the Hoosier landscape to its role in influencing the lives of the people who live along it, this is truly a story worth telling.
Ron James
#Body

It's not just straight-line speed. He's got the agility and the quickness to go with it. His vision on the field is phenomenal. It just opens the playbook so much as a coach that I'm really looking forward to it.
Ron James
#Vision

Our execution in the second half was suspect in a couple areas.
Ron James
#Execution

He wants to get on the same page with the receivers. Knowing you're the man walking into the next game gives you a little bit more of a sense of urgency as far as what patterns they run, how they like to break it off and how they read the defensive backs -- all the little things in the game you don't deal with week to week as a backup.
Ron James
#Man

I've seen a lot of veteran guys who are leaders in this league play games just like that. Craig's been through this before. I have every confidence he'll bounce back, or we'll find the right person to do that.
Ron James
#Games

It's a program that's deeply needed throughout the state, but particularly in the south, because of the increase in population. The site stewardship program is desperately needed.
Ron James
#Population

Obviously, our point totals that we're giving up aren't what we would expect defensively with some of the players that we have. But in all fairness, the turnovers are the big issue. Defensively, you're going to give up points when you're turning the ball over and giving the other team more opportunities (and) that's what we've been doing.
Ron James
#Giving

What you have to guard against (in) a second start is that he's not trying to do too much. Of the two interceptions, one was a bad decision, and the other one was getting hit when he was throwing the football. I think those were isolated incidents and that he played well.
Ron James
#Trying

His system isn't as flexible as I would like it to be. Not that it doesn't work. Certainly, it does work.
Ron James
#Work

Particularly defensively, we're starting to come into our own. In an Arena Football League game, when you're getting above four stops, you should be able to win every one of those games going away, and we did.
Ron James
#Football

We came out of the locker room flat, expecting to win and not willing to work to win. That first half was one of the worst offensive productions I've seen in eight years coaching in this league, and the second half wasn't much better.
Ron James
#Work

Their pass rush did give us some issues in the first half, there's no doubt about that. But also, we knew they were going to give us tight coverage, and we didn't win a lot of the one-on-one battles you need to gain first downs and move the ball.
Ron James
#Doubt

This program is not new to Hill or the industrial world. It's actually a management system that starts at the employee level. You get them to take charge of their safety program and then all the way up through management you develop a level of accountability.
Ron James
#Management

We're of the mind-set that if it does come down to the last play, we're going to make the play. You can't expect anything more than (being close at the end). We haven't been in that situation for a few weeks, and that's disappointing.
Ron James
#Mind

At the end of the game we gave ourselves the opportunity to come back, but we turned the ball back over on downs. At that point, we could have turned it into a four-point game.
Ron James
#Opportunity

It's all the focus of the organization. If you focus on long term, you have a lot of things to consider. If you focus on the short term, different things come into play.
Ron James
#Focus

Is it wrong for people to misbehave when they have been given great opportunities? I think absolutely it is.
Ron James
#People