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COLLEGE FOOTBALL SPOTLIGHT / WEEK 2

In Quotes

September 03, 2000

"I think we need to take a realistic look at whether we are any good."

JOE PATERNO

Penn State coach, after his team lost to unheralded Toledo, 24-6, to fall to 0-2 this season

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"[Defensive coordinator] Brock Spack told [me] we didn't have a No. 2 goal-line defense. I said, 'Put the ones in there to protect the goose egg.' "

JOE TILLER

Purdue coach, on why he reinserted his first-string defense for a goal-line situation in the waning minutes of a 48-0 victory over Central Michigan

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"I guess there's a new sheriff in town."

MATT NEWTON

Colorado State quarterback after his team defeated in-state rival Colorado for the second consecutive season

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"I don't think I've ever been booed by my own fans. . . . Maybe everyone gets a little spoiled. They're used to us throwing up 60."

BO CARROLL

Florida tailback after the No. 9 Gators struggled at home in a 40-19 victory over Ball State

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Syracuse's 63-7 victory over Buffalo was the first meeting between the schools in 101 years and the Orangemen's first victory in five tries after being shut out three times in the late 1890s. . . . Duke has been outscored, 230-80, in openers since its bowl season of 1994, losing five of six, its latest defeat a 38-0 rout by East Carolina. . . . Georgia Southern's Adrian Peterson extended his streak of consecutive 100-yard rushing games to 31 in a 29-7 loss to No. 10 Georgia. He finished with 152 yards in 27 carries.

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