"I ran the ball, but that's what I do. That's my job."

- Bernard Pierce | November 2009
"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
"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
"I have to be honest, I thought I would get a little playing time, but I didn’t expect to start"

- Bernard Pierce | October 2009