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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 /

#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 /

#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 *****
/ 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 ***** / 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

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- Joe Theismann

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