"I just wanted to come here and try to help the program turn around. I didn't know that it was going to be this big of an impact this soon."

- Bernard Pierce | November 2009
"It’s good and all to have that record, but I still have a lot of room for improvement. I can work on getting downhill, getting more physical, getting my reads better. I did expect to make an impact this year, but I"

- Bernard Pierce | October 2009
"This year I feel like I have a lot more to contribute and offer to the team. I just want to lead by example, show everybody that I come out every day to work so people will feed off my energy. And eventually, the team is"

- Bernard Pierce | March 2010
"When I first got here it was like, 'Wow, I actually made it.' It makes me appreciate the game more. Basically, I came from nothing and worked my way up."

- Bernard Pierce | November 2009
"It’s an honor. To be honest, I never thought that I would be a candidate for the Heisman, but now that it’s here, I will work hard to push forward. It’s not really my priority. My team comes first, but if it does happen,"

- Bernard Pierce | May 2010
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