Brian Finneran - Payton Award Quotes
"To be mentioned in the same breath as Walter Payton
is truly an honor. When you think about all the great players in the country,
it is really overwhelming to know that I was fortunate enough to win this
award. This is a distinction I could never have obtained without the help
of my teamates and the great coaching I received at Villanova."
"I get all these mailouts about Brian Finneran being player of
the year. They can save my mailing, I will give him my vote right now."
I think that Brian is what you are looking for in a franchise player.
A guy who can lift a team in a really tough situation, make the great
catch, make the big play and he has been able to do that."
"I am glad Bob Brady was here today, and I think he would agree
that Brian is the greatest of all-time. His numbers speak for themselves.
Brian is the biggest impact player that I have been around on offense,
in the 13 years that I have been here. Brian has great family, two children
and a beautiful wife. He is a commerce & finance student. He is really
an All-American Kid, and he has always been humble. He's a franchise player."