The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, May 05, 1998, RETROSPECTIVE, Page 10, Image 10

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    “The hours have been long, but that’s what I wanted
to do. If you are going to call the plays on Saturday -
there are no shortcuts. What I’ve come to realize over
the last couple of months - three months - is that I was
not going to be able to sustain that pace for any length
of time.”
Head Football Coach Tom Osborne, explaining his retirement
“I’m in reasonably good shape. I’m not going to keel
over right in front of you or anything like that.”
Head Football Coach Tom Osborne, on his heart troubles
“They kicked our ass.”
Iowa State quarterback Todd Bandhauer, on his team's loss to
the Huskers.
“We’re not chopped liver.”
Central Florida Athletic Director Steve Sloan
“I dove and I had both my hands out firmly, but the
ball was just a couple inches from the ground. It was
just a couple inches from no national championship.”
NU freshman split end Matt Davison, on “The Catch ” that
beat Missouri
“That guy hasn’t missed a field goal since - well,
we’re talking Germany here - since Hitler was a corpo
Texas Tech Football Coach Spike Dykes, on Nebraska place
kicker Kris Brow n
“The chances of Jonah running for us this year are
slim, and Slim is on his way out of town.”
NU Cross Country Coach Jay Dirksen, on the odds of Jonah
Kiptarus running this year
‘Think about it. You have to be nuts to get on that
board and do what they do.”
NU Diving Coach Jim Hocking, saying his divers aren’t like
average people
“A lot of people were calling for his head last week.
He didn’t pay any attention to that and showed them that
he was the best quarterback on the team. He is our
NU rush end Grant Wistrom, defending quarterback Scott Frost
“I was like, ‘Well, geez, I suck.’”
Nebraska volleyball player Jamie Krondak, on hitting below
.220 in the Husker’s first four games
“It just came up ... I tried to walk and then I was like,
‘Oh man, I’m throwing up in front of 70,000 people.”’
Akron outside linebacker George Cameron, who tossed his
cookies on Memorial Stadium turf
“Do you think I’d tell Tyronn Lue to come out of col
lege? Hell no, that’s ridiculous.”
NBA Director of Scouting Marty Blake, on the possibility of
Lue leaving
“OSU was good, but we were just so bad. ... I
promise you things won’t be like that in the future at
NU Women s Basketball Coach Paul Sanderford
TONIA TAUKE hugs teammate Nikki Henk after the Husker volleyball team won a tough match against Pacific last season.1
-from their 1997 squad.
Matt Miller/DN
GYMNAST MISTY OXFORD was an All-Big 12 selection on three events and also tied a school record on the uneven bars
with a score of 9.95. The Huskers are returning all of their letter-winners next year.
“If we’re not in the top 64 in the country, then we belong in Russia.”
NU Men’s Basketball Coach Danny Nee, on the possibility of the Huskers 'NCAA bid
“If he decides to stay, we’ll have one of the best teams in Husker history.”
Andy Markowski, NUfot-ward, on the possibility ofTyronn Lue forgoing his senior year for the
NBA Draft