Texas A&M Head Coach Mike Sherman Quotes

On wide receiver Ryan Tannehill...

“Tannehill had a nice day. He did drop the ball, but he had a nice day. He’ll remember that drop forever, more than the 12 or however many he caught. You need guys like that.

 

When you have a punt blocked, it’s terrible enough, but when you have one blocked for a touchdown that’s worse. We came out of our responsibility and chaste and gave up a crease and got a punt blocked.

 

On quarterback Jerrod Johnson...
“He did some good things. I think he can do better. I’d like him to play faster, but he did better than he has been. I thought he made progress in this game, but he still has a ways to go.”

 

On why running back Mike Goodson did not play...

“Goodson was having trouble finding his way to class last week and that was the reason for that.”

 

Jerrod is a competitor and Jerrod’s a guy that doesn’t dwell on the negative. He corrects it and fouls it away. He’s a pretty confident kid. He believes in himself, as most good quarterbacks do.

 

Our success rate on fourth downs overall is OK, but today, put that on me.”

 

On whether Goodson will be back next week...

“We’re going to visit tomorrow and talk about it tomorrow, but let’s say there’s a good chance.

 

Obviously, you’re catching me at a time where I’m very disappointed. I’m not discouraged, but I’m disappointed. It’s even more disappointing to lose at home. But I’m not discouraged. We need to play better to win and we did not deserve to win that football game. The team is very...I teach them to be very resilient. [Texas Tech’s] ways are winning and we have to play better next week than we did today.”