They Said It

November 01, 2005

"I'm walking when I dream. I never see me in a chair; it's just a temporary mode of transportation. I know I'll get out of this chair some day."

Marc Buoniconti

Son of former NFL linebacker Nick Buoniconti, who became a quadriplegic after suffering a football injury 20 years ago

"The guys play hard for [Cody Pickett] because he's a tough guy. He's one of them."

Mike Nolan

San Francisco 49ers coach, on the team's third-string quarterback, pressed into duty because of injury

"Loyalty is in such short supply in college football these days that plenty of coaches think seeing through a five-year contract with a courtesy car thrown in is like stealing money."

Jim Litke

Associated Press columnist

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