Ralph Friedgen On SportsNet Central - 11/24
Wed, 24 Nov 2010|
In dot com. Part -- -- head coach of the Maryland Terrapins Ralph free agent and that coach obviously that -- state loss was a tough one to take. -- -- all the was at stake there how the boys handled the loss this week well of this. Pointed you know the goal. All season long -- who have. Who wouldn't ACC championship and you know losing tough games and that they played their hearts I would just do we made some mistakes and tough to overcome them but they'll they'll they'll bounce back he'll be ready to place. That's the beauty of this season is you have something still to play for here. With this final game and out as a better bowl invitation that's it's a pretty nice thing to be selling your play. You know we've talked about today. You know it's a you know. Actually talked to a few bowl people today in the end you know there was sand. To finish in four there's not many eight fourteens around today and I setback to sort of think about that and that would be a tremendous accomplishment for this team and good chance benign form theater this season. So we have a lot to play for the seniors last day of play in the Byrd stadium. Hopefully the people come out and support these kids they're gonna wanna. -- John did you mentioned you talk of the bowl officials can assure us for you talked. Not believe I don't quite a -- of -- -- million -- and that's just a good problem to have you know. This that the term spoiler role is that just a bunch of hooey as we -- to -- Yeah I think so I mean we would just play in the next opponents BNC state in the you know that would really get their best shot with him let him get nobody's gonna shall want Miami and Florida State. That's good it makes us better that they got a very good football team Bobo coasting in the -- we got our work cut out for a spark pick up his immunity for. Their quarterback Russell Wilson on offense and Nate Irving on defense as you guys seem to be. The Bellwether players. Well they got a lot of good players around Moss -- those two -- exceptional. Bill Russell Wilson seven extraordinary years. You know we can be sure it is normal -- his legacy he's very good quarterback in the the whole defense is playing well. And once again hey you know you're you're in this this profession took to win football games obviously it's with the passion is football but you also. Our and a mentor a teacher to your guys just sixteen seniors who will say. Good bile on senior day Alex road Jack guys like Paul and bigger and -- moment you you. Every I know every year you get down to this point it's an emotional time for a head coach. You're not one to share your -- hide your feelings on your sleeve I mean. What what those guys mean to you. But don't -- says don't -- them you know world. Just seems like yesterday they were freshman and in. They've done and so much to a program. Not only. As football players who have really as leaders in the going to be very successful life in. I've just been very fortunate be able to be associated with the business. Years does go by in a hurry when you look at that their progression who really doesn't own. You know had a couple of -- today and just. -- you know someone would cut some bumpy roads within it turned out pretty good I was just somehow probably was -- you know that. They've they've endured -- persevered and another ready -- on the real world listen let's finish this up right player to be game on Saturday. And coaches players relationship sometimes they're just that coach and player but we know with your program that's different and it. Never more evident then on Thanksgiving. Are you planning to get -- -- players over the big kick out of town. But what was common to patients who said you know is that any of these players say -- coming over -- Because I've invited everybody sees out of a sign on my door to come to an Italian American -- Thanksgiving but. And then they're gonna play Iraq -- -- was sort of so I sent out attacks and let my wife know you're come little because some more friends tell me just. Okay that's a little different and then finally what what are you thankful for on this holiday weekend I'm thankful for being associated with these kids. -- Pretty special. I coached well I've herself very very good Thanksgiving and good luck on on Saturday against NC state thanks sit. From what video check out CS in Washington dot com.