"It’s always good to know you're breaking records and being good as a freshman. I'm just doing it for the team and for the seniors who are about to graduate. I have to give a lot of credit to my linemen. They were busting"

- Bernard Pierce | October 2009
"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 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 ran the ball, but that's what I do. That's my job."

- Bernard Pierce | November 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