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Great football quotes applicable to life

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  1. g7777777

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    I like numbers 36,16 and 19

    #1. 'Football is only a game. Spiritual things are
    eternal. Nevertheless, Beat Texas ' Seen on a church sign in Arkansas
    prior to the 1969 game.

    #2. 'After you retire, there's only one big event
    left... and I ain't ready for that.' Bobby Bowden / Florida State

    #3. 'The man who complains about the way the ball
    bounces is likely to be the one who dropped it.' Lou Holtz / Arkansas

    #4. 'When you win, nothing hurts.' Joe Namath /
    Alabama

    #5. 'Motivation is simple. You eliminate those who are
    not motivated.' Lou Holtz / Arkansas

    #6. 'If you want to walk the heavenly streets of gold,
    you gotta know the password, 'Roll, tide, roll!' Bear Bryant / Alabama

    #7. 'A school without football is in danger of
    deteriorating into a medieval study hall.' Frank Leahy / Notre Dame

    #8. 'There's nothing that cleanses your soul like
    getting the hell kicked out of you.' Woody Hayes / Ohio State

    #9. 'I don't expect to win enough games to be put on
    NCAA probation. I just want to win enough to warrant an investigation.'
    Bob Devaney / Nebraska

    #10. 'In Alabama , an atheist is someone who doesn't
    believe in Bear Bryant.' Wally Butts / Georgia

    #11. 'You can learn more character on the two-yard line
    than anywhere else in life.' Paul Dietzel / LSU

    #12. 'It's kind of hard to rally around a math class.'
    Bear Bryant / Alabama

    #13. When asked if Fayetteville was the end of the
    world. 'No, but you can see it from here.' Lou Holtz / Arkansas ...

    #14. 'I make my practices real hard because if a player
    is a quitter, I want him to q uit in practice, not in a game.' Bear
    Bryant / Alabama

    #15. 'There's one sure way to stop us from scoring-give
    us the ball near the goal line.' Matty Bell / SMU

    #16. 'Lads, you're not to miss practice unless your
    parents died or you died.' Frank Leahy / Notre Dame

    #17. 'I never graduated from Iowa , but I was only
    there for two terms - Truman's and Eisenhower's.' Alex Karras / Iowa

    #18. 'My advice to defensive players: Take the
    shortest route to the ball and arrive in a bad humor.' Bowden Wyatt /
    Tennessee

    #19. 'I could have been a Rhodes Scholar, except for my
    grades.' Duffy Daugherty / Michigan State

    #20. 'Always remember... Goliath was a 40 point
    favorite over David.' Shug Jordan / Auburn

    #21. 'They cut us up like boarding house pie. And
    that's real small pieces.' Darrell Royal / Texas

    #22. 'Show me a good and gracious loser, and I'll show
    you a failure.' Knute Rockne / Notre Dame

    #23. 'They whipped us like a tied up goat.' Spike Dykes
    / Texas Tech

    #24. 'I asked Darrell Royal, the coach of the Texas
    Longhorns, why he didn't recruit me and he said: 'Well, Walt, we took a
    look at you and you weren't any good.' Walt Garrison / Oklahoma State

    #25. 'Son, you've got a good engine, but your hands
    aren't on the steering wheel.' Bobby Bowden / Florida State

    #26. 'Football is not a contact sport - it is a
    collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport.' Duffy Daugherty /
    Michigan State

    #27. After USC lost 51-0 to Notre Dame, his postgame
    message to his team: 'All those who need showers, take them.' John
    McKay / USC

    #28. 'If lessons are learned in defeat, our team is
    getting a great education.' Murray Warmath / Minnesota

    #29. 'The only qualifications for a lineman are to be
    big and dumb. To be a back, you only have to be dumb.' Knute Rockne /
    Notre Dame

    #30. 'Oh, we played about like three tons of buzzard
    puke this afternoon.' Spike Dykes / Texas Tech

    #31. 'It isn't necessary to see a good tackle. You can
    hear it.' Knute Rockne / Notre Dame

    #32. 'We live one day at a time and scratch where it
    itches.' Darrell Royal / Texas

    #33. 'We didn't tackle well today but we made up for it
    by not blocking.' Wilson Matthews / Little Rock Central High School

    #34. 'Three things can happen when you throw the ball,
    and two of them are bad. Darrell Royal / University of Texas

    #35. 'I've found that prayers work best when you have
    big players.' Knute Rockne / Notre Dame

    #36. 'Gentlemen, it is better to have died a small boy
    than to fumble this football.' John Heisman
     
  2. CalvinMD

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    Don't these cup things come in bigger sizes? Me UMBC
     
  3. SirMissalott

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    37. College Football, common cure for prison overcrowding. " Bobby Bowden"
     
  4. gary0920

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    Woody Hayes when asked why he went for the 2 point conversion against Michigan in a blow out win - responded "Because they won't let you go for 3"
     
  5. pendennis

    pendennis Well-Known Member

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    "Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game and dumb enough to think it's important."

    -Eugene J. McCarthy

    "Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein."

    - Joe Theismann


    Best,
    Dennis
     
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