87 Total Quotes

Draft Quotes

Gore Vidal
I am an obsessive rewriter, doing one draft and then another and another, usually five. In a way, I have nothing to say, but a great deal to add.
Gore Vidal
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The (Justin) Upton kid that they signed, their first-round draft pick last year, he is one of those guys. He can do things that physically we're not used to seeing a lot of baseball players do.
Brian Cox
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We were going to draft Lorenzo White in 1988. Somebody else took him so we had to draft some guy named Thurman Thomas instead.
Marv Levy
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Aaron Rodgers
[By being passed over by 23 teams in the draft instead of being picked first as had been early speculation, quarterback Aaron Rodgers lost about $14 million, just in guaranteed money.] It doesn't change his life at all, ... It affects his portfolio, which he's not going to spend 10 seconds thinking about for the next several years.
Aaron Rodgers
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Aaron Rodgers
I'll say this: The leverage of having the first pick is in signing your draft pick before the draft,
Aaron Rodgers
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We reject the draft,
Adnan Dulaimi
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He's pitched great. Anytime you draft a pitcher and he pitches this well, you're surprised. But he's pitched great.
Jeff Wilpon
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We have a lot of homework to do between now and the draft.
Gary Kubiak
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Five years from now, Vince Young might be the player everybody talks about in this draft, even more so than Reggie Bush.
Rob Rang
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Ersan is a young, skilled player who we felt fortunate to select in the second round of the draft. He has all the tools to be a productive NBA player, and he has been working hard this summer to get stronger physically.
Larry Harris
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They go and they draft in the first round, when you know all Brett Favre is playing for is another trip to the Super Bowl, ... They draft a quarterback and then ask him, 'Will you tutor him and get him ready to take over your job?' To his credit, Brett said, 'No. He can watch me just like everybody else watches me and learn from that.'
Tom Jackson
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We are presently reviewing the preliminary draft.
Carol Campbell
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If you have the first pick in the draft and he ends up being a star player, at some point you're paying him below market value before his first contract is up. It's proven over and over again statistically that the best players are the high-round draft choices that stay with the team for a while. Obviously, you need a core of star players.
Charley Casserly
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Helm has some speed, and May showed poise with the puck. As late-round draft picks they're young guys who have to get stronger, but they played well.
Ken Holland
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[THE VIDEOLAND VIEW:] Rescue Me ... going to be nuts! When we got the first draft of the script, that was pretty wild, then they started working on it and it kept getting a little more risque, a little more scary and a little more crazy.
Callie Thorne
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Dag Hammarskjold
I am the vessel. The draft is God's. And God is the thirsty one.
Dag Hammarskjold
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[Since joining the WNBA as the No. 1 pick out of USC in the league's inaugural draft, in 1997, Thompson has quietly added an effective low-post game. After she was selected for the Olympic team, she made a commitment to work out with Team USA every day for a few months starting in February.] She knew her experience was minimal, but she just plugged away and quietly went about her business, ... By the end of the training in April, there was no doubt she was the best, most consistent player that had played with us. She's quietly gone about her business and earned everybody's confidence.
Anne Donovan
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To get off to a good start, we needed everybody in, including our draft picks. We wanted to get the new guys and the young guys familiar with what we are doing, ... Really, we wanted the enthusiasm taking off from where it was last year, so it was a key thing that we got everybody into camp on time.
Jim Haslett
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Joe Gibbs
I don't think you rule anything out when you go into a draft, especially if you think there's someone there who you think you can go get. Would you be willing to trade or make a move? I don't think we're afraid to do that--last year we did it. And I wouldn't rule something like that out.
Joe Gibbs
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Joe Nemechek
We were not only aerodynamically handicapped from that point, we also lost the draft and there were 199 laps remaining. You talk about your worst nightmare -- that was it.
Joe Nemechek
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Brian Billick
[Ravens officials estimate that negotiations with first-round draft pick and 22nd overall selection Mark Clayton are between $50,000 and $60,000 apart.] Take No. 21 and No. 23, add them together and cut it in half, ... Anything beyond that, it's hard to understand.
Brian Billick
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When you come in as a high draft pick, you do have a lot of pressure put on you -- not necessarily thrust upon you by your own team, maybe outside sources that have expectations.
Chris Gratton
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We made every effort to trade Ortiz prior to the Rule 5 Draft at the 2002 Winter Meetings but there really wasn't any interest. There simply were no takers.
Wayne Krivsky
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They have put together a draft proposal that outlines where the trails could go.
Nadine Lemmon
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If you have a bad draft, I don't think it sets you back a whole lot. If it's a quarterback or a top-10 pick, then it's going to put you back a little bit. I think probably what happens is that if you don't admit your mistakes and you keep waiting for a guy to develop, that's when it potentially turns into a problem.
Tom Heckert
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As we say every year, I don't think anybody ever thinks that they had a bad draft. We are no different. We are happy with the way things turned out.
Kevin Colbert
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We got some good players out of that draft... but I really don't know what else we can take out of that draft. It's not like we did anything differently than we'll do this year or we did last year.
Tom Heckert
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Rick Barnes
This is a good rule put in place for players to explore their draft position.
Rick Barnes
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we all know how it works -- he's a second-round draft pick, people want to see him play.
Curtis Deloatch
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We're all professionals. They went through the same draft process to get to where they are as I did, so I'm going to make plays, they're going to make plays.
Duane Starks
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