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Overheard at Texas Tech football's media day

Best quotes from Tech players

Posted: August 3, 2014 - 10:51pm  |  Updated: August 4, 2014 - 12:08am
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Overheard at Texas Tech Media Day

“I know this isn’t a YMCA. I know this is the Big 12, big-time Division I football.”

— Quarterback Davis Webb on the competition with Pat Mahomes

“I am not even going to play. I am on the ping pong table. The special teams guys are running it, but I think I am getting pretty good.”

— Safety J.J. Gaines on what he does when he is not playing football

“I take a lot of pride in ping pong. I would say I’m probably one of the better ones on the team, I’m not even going to lie.”

— Kicker Ryan Bustin on being called out by his teammates as the best ping pong player

“It’s the truth. I’m not going to sugarcoat anything.”

— Linebacker Sam Eguavoen on response to his saying he’s “looking forward to shutting up Baylor” in FoxSports interview

“It comes from Pete Robertson. ‘Fear the Beard.’ Pete never wants to get a haircut. So, he said he was tired of spending money and we just made it a thing.”

— Linebacker Kenny Williams on the beards the linebackers are sporting

“I got too much weight to be in skinny jeans.”

— Defensive lineman Braden Jackson on if he could pull off defensive back Austin Stewart’s style

“I have built a few tables and that is mostly what I make, but I have collected a bunch of tools for the most part. If someone wants a table I will build it for them.”

— Right guard Le’Raven Clark on his wood working hobby

“Maybe a little bit later. He has a little bit more money than me, so he can style himself up and get better suits than I can right now.”

— Wide receiver Bradley Marquez, issuing a future fashion challenge to Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury

— Compiled by Nicholas Talbot and Daniel Paulling

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