Strong: Notes and Quotes 9/22/14

Charlie Strong. (Will Gallagher/IT)
Charlie Strong. (Will Gallagher/IT)

Here are some of the notes and quotes from Texas coach Charlie Strong at his Monday press conference.

“No updates on the suspended players. They will not play this week.” – Charlie Strong, on availability of Daje Johnson, Kennedy Estelle, and Dez Harrison. Said Daje has been practicing, the tackles may return this week.

“Greg (Daniels) came back to practice yesterday.” – Strong. His availability will be determined by his practice.

“It isn’t always going to be blocked perfect for you. Sometimes you have to run someone over.” – Strong, on what he tells his running backs.

“We’re going to have to score points and generate some offense.” – Strong

“It’s always tough when you go to someone else’s home. You know (KU) is going to play their best, so we have to be at our best.” – Strong

“After the spring game, we looked at him (Swoopes) like, ‘Oh my God.'” Strong. Charlie says he’s come a long way.

“It’s game-by-game. I don’t look down the road.” – Strong, on confidence of making a bowl this year.

Strong said the 1-2 start has not impacted recruiting. Said a lot of the recruits just haven’t made up their minds yet.

“I don’t think it’s toughness. It’s just a matter of getting it done.” – Strong, on finishing games.


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