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BYU Media Day quotes from former players

Jun 23, 2014 - Posted by Jason Kitchen on June 23, 2014 at 3:11 pm | Updated: June 23, 2014 3:16 pm

Ziggy Ansah

“The NFL is a business. You have to put in the work.”

“One thing that drives me is when someone doubts me.”

On Kyle Van Noy being selected to the Lions:

“Having someone like Kyle joining you in the pros has been great for me.”

“I’m enjoying the moment. Seeing Kyle at OTAs I was thinking, 'who would have thought?'"

Leon White

On playing in front of his father one last time:

“Everyone was thinking about the Holiday Bowl and the National Championship. I was just thinking about getting back to play in front of my dad.”

On 1984 team:

“That was a special defense. No one really knew much about us but we had great linebackers.”

On Playing at Lavell Edwards Stadium:

“It was always an exciting game. We knew we had 60,000 people showing up each game. We loved the passion of the fans and that helped us with our commitment to the game.”

On BYU’s independence:

“There are a lot of obstacles but winning overcomes all those obstacles. BYU has to keep winning to stay relevant.”

Dennis Pitta

On winning the Super Bowl:

“It’s obviously an awesome accomplishment and something I will look back on in a few years. It’s special to be able to say I accomplished that.”

James Dye

“Moving this program into the forefront of pop culture will be important in getting LDS and other Christian athletes who might be interested in what we have to offer.”