72 Total Quotes

Tommy Bowden Quotes

Tommy Bowden
As far as the way we played, when our defense gives that kind of effort, we're a pretty good football team. It's been indicative of the way we have played all season.
Tommy Bowden
#Defense

Tommy Bowden
We get paid well to hurt. She doesn't, ... It's a completely different environment. It's not nearly as much fun as it used to be.
Tommy Bowden
#Environment

Tommy Bowden
Dad is 76. He takes naps during the game, so he might miss something.
Tommy Bowden
#Dad

Tommy Bowden
Duane is too good of a player to sit on the bench. He's a tough guy, he's a hard-nosed guy. He's practiced extremely hard. ... He brings a demeanor to our team that we need, to be honest with you.
Tommy Bowden
#Bench

Tommy Bowden
I think the team right now has the mentality that if we play hard for 60 minutes, something can happen to swing it our way. That's hard to instill in a team.
Tommy Bowden
#60 minutes

Tommy Bowden
I think I messed Charlie up last year, and he's too good of a person, too good of a talent not to be more productive than he was last year. I take sole responsibility for him not being productive.
Tommy Bowden
#Talent

Tommy Bowden
I've been here seven years and he's been my quarterback for four. He's sitting up here with a college degree. ... what a great ambassador for college football. His leadership skills and how he responded after a disappointing year last year, which was my fault. The way he handled it to the media might have put a couple more years on my contract.
Tommy Bowden
#College

Tommy Bowden
It was one of those drives where you want to milk the clock as much as you could and giving the ball to James makes it pretty easy.
Tommy Bowden
#Giving

Tommy Bowden
(Our team) never did, never lost confidence in each other or the coaching staff. Playing the way we do, the worm will eventually turn. We'll eventually reach a more magical number than eight (wins). Maybe nine, 10, 11…. who knows?
Tommy Bowden
#Confidence

Tommy Bowden
It takes a very mature young man (to do what he did). He's made good decisions for his age, choices guys his age don't usually make. He's a very humble person and he's been taught well by his mother about how to receive praise.
Tommy Bowden
#Age And Aging

Tommy Bowden
It's a little different (than past years).
Tommy Bowden
#Past

Tommy Bowden
The rule is made to create equality and it's great equality if you have an airport in town. If you get bad weather, commercial flights can get in while private planes can't fly, so the advantage was already there for larger cities that get commercial flights. It's definitely a disadvantage.
Tommy Bowden
#Equality

Tommy Bowden
It will simply be different preparation for the guys playing more because of possible suspensions,
Tommy Bowden
#Preparation

Tommy Bowden
The determining factor's going to be amount of practice time, ... If he practices a lot, I would think his shoulder's not going to be really sore. If it's sore, then he won't practice. That's kind of the way it's been.
Tommy Bowden
#Practice

Tommy Bowden
I didn't anticipate having that much difficulty running it. They put more guys in the box (at the line of scrimmage).
Tommy Bowden
#Difficulty

Tommy Bowden
But it can be a negative if you run into injury problems.
Tommy Bowden
#Problems

Tommy Bowden
They see the potential of this program being realized.
Tommy Bowden
#Potential

Tommy Bowden
He saw an opportunity through numbers.
Tommy Bowden
#Opportunity

Tommy Bowden
I strongly anticipate some of the guys we sign coming in and possibly playing some key roles, especially on defense the way we did this year.
Tommy Bowden
#Defense

Tommy Bowden
I look at that as a strong asset. He was a big reason South Carolina State had a very successful season, especially on the offensive side of the ball. He will also be an asset to us in recruiting.
Tommy Bowden
#Reason

Tommy Bowden
We will face seven teams that won at least seven games last year, including two of the top teams in the ACC, within our first three games, both on the road. Plus, we have to go to Virginia Tech, who won more games than any other ACC team last year.
Tommy Bowden
#Games

Tommy Bowden
This is again a very challenging schedule. We will face seven teams that won at least seven games last year, including two of the top teams in the ACC, within our first three games — both on the road. Plus, we have to go to Virginia Tech.
Tommy Bowden
#Games

Tommy Bowden
Punting would be a priority.
Tommy Bowden
#Priority

Tommy Bowden
He looked good, but he's looked good for a while in practice and everything. I don't think his problem is going to be inconsistency in practice. He's always practiced good as far as work ethic and workout habits.
Tommy Bowden
#Practice

Tommy Bowden
He is a pretty good kicker. We are giving him some heavy work right now. He is kicking just as good if not better.
Tommy Bowden
#Giving

Tommy Bowden
He has looked really, really good. He has good enthusiasm.
Tommy Bowden
#Enthusiasm

Tommy Bowden
We've six guys battling for two spots. We're in the best position to find two quality guys since I've been here.
Tommy Bowden
#Quality

Tommy Bowden
I was disappointed in some mistakes we made in the red-zone and that is an area we are continuing to work on this spring.
Tommy Bowden
#Mistakes

Tommy Bowden
That's not good on offense, but that's the kind of mentality you want to develop on defense. If you can start doing it everyday, you build that personality to where everyone (on defense) is going to get one.
Tommy Bowden
#Defense

Tommy Bowden
Too many mistakes in the red zone by the offense. That's kind of is going back to last year with some of the same problems we had.
Tommy Bowden
#Mistakes