Oct. 20, 2007
Tommy Tuberville quotes:
"Two good teams on the field and both teams played hard. You hate for either team to lose a game like that. WE fought hard, tooth and nail. We made a couple of mistakes. I was proud of the way we drove down the field. You have to give it to them. They came out and made the plays when they had too.
"We didn't do much on offense for the third quarter to the first six or seven minutes. We got a little tired. That's part of it. You have to buckle up. First half we had them on the ropes and in the second half they had us on the ropes. It just came down to the last play.
"We played well. Played hard and played pretty consistent other than the third quarter on offense. They did a couple of changes and played zone defense and we weren't abl to run the ball."
"This place is hard to play like our place is hard to play. We jumped on them pretty quick but we just ran out of juice. From the middle of the second quarter until the middle of the third quarter, we just didn't make the plays. They made the plays and we didn't.
On the last TD: "That was a great throw and catch. We made a great throw and catch on our touchdown before that."
"This is a tough assignment to play three road games like this in the
last four weeks. We drew a tough bull this year in the schedule. I am
really proud of the coaches and players with the way they fought. We
came so close to doing something special tonight. We just didn't do
good enough to close it out."