Pittsburgh Steeler quarterback Cliff Stoudt when asked if he learned anything in a game in which he threw three interceptions: ''Yeah, I learned how to tackle.''
Lou Holtz, the University of Minnesota's new football coach and former Arkansas mentor: ''Playing at home is an advantage only if you win. If you lose , you're better off playing on the road because you have a better chance of getting out of the stadium alive.''
Coach Hubie Brown of the New York Knicks on the value of good defense: ''When you hold people under 100 points, you can play an ugly game and still have a shot to win.''
Defensive lineman Jacob Green of the Seattle Seahawks expressing his amusement with the statistical designation ''half sack'': ''What's that - a Baggie?''