"What we have to do is just keep fighting and remember what we did when we were on that five-game win streak, how we played for sixty minutes, and don't give in to the grind; and let up at any point in the ballgame. It is a sixty minute game, you got to give it all you got each play, every rep," David Thornton told IC and other press after the Wake Forest game. IC streaming video takes you behind the scenes.
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Our offensive team is playing so much better right now. You definitely feel
that with 24-points, with our defense, the talent that we have as unit, you
don't think that anyone would be able to come back and overcome such a
But you know, like I said, it is sixty-minute season ballgame. You got to
play hard; you got to play fast for sixty minutes.
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It has been a roller-coaster. Down in beginning, we got up in the middle,
and now it seems like in November it is like we are slipping; it is like we
are beating ourselves, jumping offsides. Pretty much just stupid penalties
that are just hurting our team.
What we have to do is just keep fighting and remember what we did when we
were on that five-game win streak, how we played for sixty minutes, and
don't give in to the grind; and let up at any point in the ballgame. It is a
sixty minute game, you got to give it all you got each play, every rep.
Football is simple. Know your alignments, know your responsibilities, and
get it done.
I definitely feel like our offense had a chance to get a drive going. Things
happen; that the special teams play, I don't even know what happened. I
don't know where it went.
It's football, it's a complete game. We just got to keep fighting and bounce
I don't know if [Bunting] was mad or angry. He think he was so disappointed
and heartbroken by this loss, because it has got to hurt anybody that has a
passion and a love for this game to see this one slip away, it has to hurt.
We have a great team, the talent, the skill, it is all there we just have to
play hard and play together.