"It was amazing how many people saw those midweek games. You have a captive audience, especially if you aren't going up against 'The Bachelor'. There are a lot of people tuning it. It makes your plans a little more difficult, but I feel like it's well worth it.
"I've never had two midweek games back to back, but I think having the midweek game here in Morgantown is good. Our students will enjoy it."
On position moves and experiments: "Vince Beamer will start the spring at free safety, and Ben Lynch will start out at defensive end. We're going to look at a lot of different things and try to find out who's ready to compete for playing time, so you'll see a lot of different players out there. We will have the most competition at several positions since I've been here."
On Injured Players: "Jahmile Addae will not have any contact this spring, although he will work in drills. Adam Lehnortt will be out, and Tim Brown might practice at the very end of spring, but that would be limited."
On Leadership: "We need to turn to our seniors again for leadership. We have two seniors at quarterback in Charles Hales and Rasheed Marshall, who both are great leaders. Now we need some others to step up. We are looking for Eddie Jackson to be a leader, even though he hasn't played here yet. We need Jeff Berk, Tim Brown, Kay Jay Harris and Miquelle Henderson to be more vocal. On defense, we have guys that have been productive, like Ben Lynch, Scott Gyorko, and Adam Lehnortt, and we need them to step into those roles.
"The last couple of years we have had really good leadership. The thing I would ask of this senior class is that they be a little more vocal now."
"Our goal every year is to win the league, and then we have to win the bowl game. I've been miserable every winter for a couple of months, so we need to win them. We want to get to the biggest bowl games and win them, and that's a big step because that hasn't been done here."
"Our first recruiting class will be seniors now, even though it's a small one. We're still bottom heavy with freshmen, redshirt freshmen and sophomores, but the key is to have veterans. You want guys who have developed in your program for four or five years. We have a few that have been here four years, but the next couple of years should be when we really start to see the benefits of that.
"We have some concern because we have some guys who have some work to do academically and get themselves right, but we have the chance to have some explosive players. We weren't good enough last year offensively, but we had enough explosive players to bail us out."