MOM TO THE RESCUE

“[Malzahn] said, ‘Good. Do you have a suit?’ I was like, ‘Yeah, I need to call my mom right now so I can get it.’ So she drove it to me and she got there in like two hours. I was like, ‘Mom, I hope you didn’t speed.’ She got there pretty quick.”

C.J. UZOMAH, Auburn tight end, on his reaction when coach Gus Malzahn asked him if he wanted to go to SEC media days

SHORT AND TO THE POINT

“Well, we have school rules, and of course, I have team rules that we abide by.”

GUS MALZAHN, Auburn coach, when asked about his stance on the use of marijuana by student-athletes

EASIER SAID THAN DONE

“There will be a lot of chatter about hot seat business, and that’s part of it. The way you combat that is by having a good football team, which we’re going to have, and winning football games, which we’re going to do.”

WILL MUSCHAMP, Florida coach, on quieting those who are putting him on the hot seat

THAT’S NOT RIGHT

“They could come in and play right away, who knows, because they’re very talented. And we’ve got guys like Philip Rivers who are coming, who’s got great ability as well.”

Steven Scheu, Vanderbilt tight end, referring to the wrong Rivers brother; Stephen Rivers is the one who transferred in from LSU, not NFLer Philip