We got tired. It was hot. We played a lot.
We never expected to let up that many points, but the thought probably didn't cross our mind until it happened, ... It's not about the numbers, it's just about us playing good defense. We were disappointed, but at the same time it wasn't a goal. That's not set above winning.
It's so much easier to get back on the field after a touchdown than it is after a turnover or something. When you have that momentum with you, it's so much easier to go on the field when your offense is rolling.
You guys (reporters) really blew that up after we missed those tackles last week. We really had to focus a little bit on that. This guy (Smith) was obviously talented and was a concern all week.
It's working on little things ? like not crossing your feet over, keeping your head up when you're going to make a tackle, staying low. It's all just basic fundamentals that you lose as time goes on if you don't work on them.
You have this thing you hang your faith on, this little bit of proof. And then someone comes up with a naturalistic explanation that sounds perfectly reasonable, and all of a sudden that creates a faith crisis. I think that can be a dangerous thing. A healthy understanding of God's involvement doesn't hinge on a particular scientific proof.
It starts with the work ethic and he's such a natural leader that anybody who works as much as he works is going to be followed. He serves as a great example of what needs to be done.
It's good, and it's bad. It's strange being away from your family. But last year, I was sitting at home with them on Christmas wishing I was somewhere else.
Between three or four five in the morning.. You see people walking down the streets to stay warm.. Or going to some of the local restaurants that are open.