Ron Zook
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"Ronald Andrew "Ron" Zook" is an American football coach and former player. He served as the head football coach at the University of Florida from 2002 to 2004 and the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign from 2005 to 2011. Zook is a native of Ohio and an alumnus of Miami University, where he played college football. He has worked as an assistant coach in the National Football League (NFL) with the Pittsburgh Steelers (1996–1998), Kansas City Chiefs (1999), and New Orleans Saints (2000–2001). In August 2012, he was hired as a college football studio analyst by CBS Sports. He is currently employed as the assistant special teams coach for the Green Bay Packers.

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We consider St. Louis in-state. You start at home and then you go as far as you have to go.

Even though it probably went exactly as we thought it would two days ago, until those faxes come across, you never know.

Yeah, [Williams] is a bell cow, I guess you could say. There's no way of knowing how fast he's going to be able to pick it up. The thing we have to do is not put too much pressure on him. But you have to have a trigger. You have to have a guy [at quarterback] that can get you where you want to get.

I know there will be an all-out assault on running backs a year from now, and there are some really good running backs in the vicinity.

You had to make sure, particularly this first year here, that we had to fill our needs. For the most part, I think we hit right on.

We have a lot to learn from this game, ... We'll get back and get better.

He reminds me of Chris Leak, the guy we had at Florida. He's very athletic, very humble, and he's a leader. He was calling me and asking, 'How about this guy, how about this guy?' It's hard to get that team attitude today.

You start at home. You start in Champaign-Urbana and go as far as you have to go.

Chris is a guy the offensive coaches fought for the day we walked in the door. He's a guy that could possibly be an NFL offensive lineman, as well.