TIS FOOTBALL SEASON AND HERE ARE SOME WORDS
OF WISDOM !

 

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~BY THE EXPERTS~ 


 
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Gentlemen, it is better to have died a small boy...
than to fumble THIS football"

John Heisman

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"Show me a good and gracious loser... and I'll show
you a failure."

Knute Rockne /Notre Dame
 
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"I make my practices real hard ... because if a
player is a quitter... I want him to quit in practice,
not in a game."

Bear Bryant / Alabama
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"It isn't necessary to see a good tackle... You can hear it!

Knute Rockne / Notre Dame

 

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"At Georgia Southern, we don't cheat... That costs money and we don't have any."

Erk Russell / Georgia Southern.

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"Football is only a game. Spiritual things are eternal. Nevertheless, beat Texas ."

Seen on a church sign in Arkansas prior to the 1969 game.


 

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"After you retire, there's only one big event left...
and I ain't ready for that."

Bobby Bowden / Florida State

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"The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely to be the one who dropped it."

Lou Holtz / Arkansas - Norte Dame

 

 

 

 

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"When you win, nothing hurts."

Joe Namath / Alabama

 

 



 

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Motivation is simple. You eliminate those who are not motivated."
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Lou Holtz / Arkansas - Norte Dame
 

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Bear Bryant / Alabama

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"A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall."

Frank Leahy / Notre Dame

 


 

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"There's nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you."

Woody Hayes / Ohio State

 

 

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"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

 

 

 

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"In Alabama , an atheist is.........someone who doesn't believe in Bear Bryant."

Wally Butts / Georgia
 

 



 

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"I never graduated from Iowa , but I was only there for two terms - Truman's 
andEisenhower's."

Alex Karras / Iowa
 

 

 


 

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"My advice to defensive players: Take the shortest route to the ball and arrive in a bad humor."

Bowden Wyatt / Tennessee
 

 

 

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"I could have been a Rhodes Scholar... except for my grades."

Duffy Daugherty / Michigan State
 

 

 

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"Always remember
... Goliath was a 40 point favorite over David."

Shug Jordan / Auburn

 


 

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"They cut us up like boarding house pie... And that's real small pieces."

Darrell Royal / Texas

 


 

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"They whipped us like a tied up goat."

Spike Dykes / Texas Tech
 

 

 

 

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"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
 


 

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"Son, you've got a good engine, but your hands aren't on the steering wheel."

Bobby Bowden / Florida State

 

 

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"Football is NOT a contact sport - it is a collision sport. Dancing IS a contact sport."

Duffy Daugherty / Michigan State
 

 


 

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After USC lost 51-0 to Notre Dame, his post game message to his team: "All those who need showers... take them."

John McKay / USC
 

 

 

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"If lessons are learned in defeat... our team is
getting a great education."

Murray Warmath / Minnesota
 

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"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
 

 

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"Oh, we played about like three tons of
buzzard puke this afternoon."

Spike Dykes / Texas Tech
 

 

 


 

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"We live one day at a time and scratch where it itches."

Darrell Royal / Texas

 

 

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"We didn't tackle well today but we made up for it by not blocking."

John McKay / USC
 

 

 

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"Three things can happen when you throw the ball, and two of them are bad "

Darrell Royal / University of Texas
 

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"I've found that prayers work best... when you have
big players."

Knute Rockne


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Bettye Kirkland Chambers
FSU Alum - class of 1955 and 1967