(Per SI,com/FanNation SCHUYLER CALLIHAN)
"I'm really excited about this staff and team. I know some of the outside noise doesn't reflect that but I'll tell you that within these walls right here, this group is really excited. This is the hungriest team that we've had, the most competitive team that we've had. It's a group that's doing what it's supposed to be, being where it's supposed to be. This is by far the best group that we've had.
"Competitiveness is at an all-time "We need to transform our roster. Roster management is so key now. It's not just about on the field, it's in the locker room as well. We just weren't in a good place after the bowl game. Right now, we've got 62 guys on scholarship.high here. This group is embracing the hard work. It's the lowest amount of complaining that we've had over three years."