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What players, coaches and media are saying about redshirting in college football

COMPILED BY BRANDON CHATMON, Staff Writer, bchatmon@opubco.com Modified: August 28, 2010 at 10:32 pm •  Published: August 28, 2010
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Millwood cornerback and Texas commitment Josh Turner

"If Texas asked me to redshirt, that wouldn't change a thing for me. Texas is a great program, and I would respect that that's what they thought was best. But I think I'll have a shot to play."

Norman North defensive end and Stanford commitment Daniel Davis

"Depth at your position is hand in hand with playing time. When you look at a college you should really see how deep they are at your position so you can see if it's a good fit."

Gary Pinkel, Missouri

"I tell my players that it has a lot to do with physical maturity, whether you can play or not. It has a lot to do with depth at the position whether you can play or not. It has to do a lot with can you learn the complexity of whatever position you are at, some positions are more difficult to learn than others."

Sources: Scout.com, www.columbiamissourian.com, Gatorzone.com