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Oct. 4, 2008
Joe Paterno Quotes
...on the game
"We played hard; we played tough. Mistakes were made but they can be corrected. We're a good, solid football team."
...on his assistant coaches
"I put a lot of faith in the assistant coaches. They're the ones there with the day-today interactions (with the players)."
Penn State Player Quotes
Derrick Williams, WR
...on the offensive line's performance
"The guys up front did a good job today. Down the field blocking was good today, also."
...on playing the Wisconsin Badgers next week
"We're excited for Wisconsin and excited for the opportunity to prove ourselves.
Drew Astorino, Safety
...on the interception in the third quarter
~ "It wasn't (Purdue quarterback Curtis Painter's) best ball. I was able to step in front of it and pick it off."
Joe Tiller, Purdue Head Coach Quotes
On bringing in Joey Elliot... On Painter on being starter for next week...
We were looking for a spark on offense. We were flat all day and sometimes a different voice and face in the huddle is what you need.
What do you think....(Implied that he is still the starter.)
On Painter on being starter for next week...
On Missed FG's
You just can't come out of the redzone with no points otherwise it acts as a back breaker to the team. It would have been a different ball game with those FG's converted. Bottom line is we need to get better for next week.
Purdue Player Quotes
On facing a tough Penn State Defense...
They have a very good defense, but it was bigger than that today. I can't believe we played the way we did today. We had a great week of practice, and everyone seemed ready for this challenge.
On Passing Mike Alstott for most TD's in Purdue history...
It is really special but at this point it means nothing. Right now I am more concerned about winning football games. Winning records and losing football games is not what I'm about.