Friday, October 14, 2005
Ayoob said his dad deadpanned: "0 for 11."
"I know his dad, and that's pretty funny,"
"Sometimes if the play is called one way, I might flip it the other way," Ayoob said. "Then I might call the play and not even realize I called it wrong. But the more I get comfortable with the signals, the fewer mistakes I make. I went through the UCLA game without making a mistake." His accuracy, particularly on deep balls, isn't always what fans expect from a Tedford quarterback. Tedford has put a huge emphasis on fundamentals and mechanics. Despite the 0-for-10 start, Ayoob is sixth in Pac-10 in passing efficiency heading into Saturday's 12:30 p.m. game as
"No matter what happens, you can see the big smile on his face when he's calling the play," Forsett said. "It's never like he's yelling, and he's never angry." Knock him down, he gets up, the smile just as wide, the good-natured enthusiasm infectious. "We feed off that," Forsett said.