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1 FOOTBALL WISDOM on Sun Nov 14, 2010 3:28 pm

rosco 357


Veteran
#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 quit 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
> 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
>

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