"Years ago, I was the guy trying to promote spring games. However, I also have to look at what is best for the team and our fans," he said. "There just weren't enough bodies for both teams. ... Every so often, when we have a big senior class leave - which I don't have a problem with a big senior class - we may have to do something like this."
"We didn't have near the time commitment these guys have. They put in tremendous work," Gundy said. "It's a choice they make. They go out on their own in the summer, they put their time in. I think it's a great teaching tool for them in life. You're' only going to get out what you put into something, and these guys learn about discipline, structure and accountability."