Quotes of the Week: Sept. 5-11

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1. "Yeah, it's just an incredibly, incredibly sad and, you know, just devastating. It's just so shocking. You know, he's just so young. And just pray for his family and we're all thinking about him and as it's been said in reading all the different comments about Lee Roy, you know, [he was] just an absolutely fabolous person, just a guy that whenever you're around him you didn't want him to leave. You just wanted to be around him more, but you just really have to pray for his family. You just can't imagine, you know, what they've got to be going through."--Head coach Bob Stoops on the tragic death of Lee Roy Selmon

2. "Let me just, I'll just say I want to keep with that just like I did with Ronnell [Lewis] until I know something definitive. How's that? So, I don't have to answer it every day. Ask me on Monday. All right?"--Stoops on if linebacker Travis Lewis will come back or not for FSU

3. "I don't think it's necessary. I know no one wants to hear that, but life changes. You know, if it changes, you've got to change with it to whatever degree. So, if it works, great. I love the game, but if it doesn't, it doesn't. Sometimes that's the way it goes." --Stoops on the possibility of not playing Texas anymore of OU bolts for the Pac-12 and Texas does not

4. "No, I go to Stillwater when I have to. "--Stoops on if he was planning on heading to the Arizona-Oklahoma State game in Stillwater

5. "For a minute, I didn't know where he was. [I thought] he was behind me. I turned around, and he was in my face, so I saw somebody, he stiffed armed me in my back, so." --Defensive tackle Casey Walker joking about defensive end Frank Alexander's interception

6. "Hey, I don't know if I'm supposed to be speaking to this. No comment, I guess...Yeah, of course, I'd love to get a scholarship." --Running back Dominique Whaley on if the coaches have talked to him about a scholarship and how it'd feel to get one

7. "Landry came up to me today and told me, you know, it's time to cut it. [But] no, he has no control. And I'm just letting it grow. I'm having a good time with it and a lot of kids on campus notice it and say hi or whatever, but, you know, I noticed a chick the other day that had way cooler hair than I did. She had like 20 different colors in her hair with the same hair style, and I kind of gave her a shout out on Twitter and she was like, 'No, I cut it or'... She's like, 'I put it back to the regular color,' so you know, I was kind of disappointed, but it's just hair. It's going to grow sometime soon." --Wide receiver Kenny Stills on the latest with his hairdo

8. "Oh, I mean, we're competitors, so we're going to get on him a little bit, tell him that we know he's better than that. But at the same time, it's going to happen. And I think he already knows that, but we try to [reinforce] it to him again, let him know that we got another game next week. You got to let that go." --Strong safety Aaron Colvin on free safety Javon Harris' busts in the first game

9. "Honestly, watching the film, we did a lot of good things, but a lot of things we could do a lot better. So, you know, it's something we're really focusing on this week and watching film every day, and honestly at times it was kind of disappointing some of the things we did because we're better than that. So, we know it, too, and it's just something we're going to improve on." --Linebacker Tom Wort on how that group did in their first game

10. "They fair caught all of them, good hands. I'm just out of luck there, I guess." --Long snapper James Winchester on why he wasn't able to record any fumble recoveries in the first game, something he became known for last year

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