Gene Smith Quotes

Gene Smith


“I don't think any position is out of range except at quarterback and maybe receiver.”

Gene Smith


“Our student-athletes graduate at a higher rate than the rest of general student population.”

Gene Smith


“There's no question that Thad is just what you want in a coach. He's done a marvelous job in the two years he's been here. I'm fortunate to work with lots of great coaches and Thad is one of the best. We want him to be a Buckeye forever.”

Gene Smith


“There's no question that Thad is just what you want in a coach. He's done a marvelous job in the two years he's been here. I'm fortunate to work with lots of great coaches, and Thad is one of the best. We want him to be a Buckeye forever.”

Gene Smith


“We've had so many games where we just can't seem to finish at the end. Kennedy's press bothered us at the end and they had three consecutive steals that gave them their momentum.”

Gene Smith


“What we hear most about these days is the need for governments to provide more cooperative services.”

Gene Smith


“Your violations have caused significant embarrassment to the university and continue to cause disruption to the men's basketball program.”

Gene Smith


“None of that high-tech stuff.”

Gene Smith


“We didn't handle the pressure very well. And then they hit big free throws down the stretch and we missed some - that really was the game. But I think our kids learned a lot about ball pressure.”

Gene Smith


“We've just had trouble closing out all year. But I told the boys that freshman year it's a development year. We were a better team in the second half of the season and consistently played 12-14 players every single night.”

Gene Smith


“We appreciate Russ' dedication and contributions to the success of the wrestling program over the years. We wish him every success in his retirement.”

Gene Smith