Dec. 20, 2007
· In 11-on-11 in the red zone Weatherford connected on a TD with Fagg and also ran another in. Jamaal Edwards had a big run.
Head Coach Bobby Bowden
On wide receiver Rod Owens:
"He's been fighting just to get playing time and I think when his opportunity came he took advantage of it so now you're not afraid to use him going into this game."
Wide Receiver Rod Owens
"Practice has just been a track meet with the wide receivers because the depth chart is pretty thin. It's just been a track meet--a lot of running. Anytime we're off the field we have to get a lot of rest because we know we're going to be doing the same thing everyday."
"They're a pretty good group, but I just think the only thing we have to do is do what we have to do and we'll be good."
On going home for Christmas:
"I'm just focused on practice right now. After Saturday I'll probably be in that mood."
Defensive End Everette Brown
"They're a very good team, they're a lot similar to teams we've played in the past. They like to pass the ball a lot. That's their main thing. They've got a very good quarterback there and he makes everything go, so as a defense we're going to have to get pressure on him, sack him, knock him around, get him rattled back there because he does make the offense run and he's the most important key. At defense, we've got to make sure we get into the backfield and make havoc."
"If he has time he can pick the defense apart, he can pick any defense apart and make the best through. He'll beat you deep, he'll beat you underneath. He reads defenses really well and if you give him time to park it, he'll look like an All-American."
On going home for the Holidays:
"Yeah it's always good to go home. Especially me, I'm a very family-oriented person so it's always good for me to go home and be with family for a couple of days and then they'll be up in