Humor: Football

Begin forwarded message:

From: JimT

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Football Pearls of Wisdom

“Gentlemen, it is better to have died a small boy than to fumble the football.”

John Heisman

“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

“It isn’t necessary to see a good tackle, you can hear
it!”

Knute Rockne / Notre Dame

“At Georgia Southern, we don’t cheat. That costs money,
and we don’t have any.”

Erk Russell / Georgia Southern

“After you retire, there’s only one big event left, and I ain’t ready for that.”

Bobby Bowden / Florida State

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

Lou Holtz / Arkansas – Norte Dame

“When you win, nothing hurts.”

Joe Namath / Alabama

“Motivation is simple. You eliminate those who are not
motivated.”

Lou Holtz / Arkansas – Norte Dame

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

Frank Leahy / Notre Dame

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

Woody Hayes / Ohio State

“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

“In Alabama , an atheist is someone who doesn’t believe in Bear Bryant.”

Wally Butts / Georgia

“I never graduated from Iowa . But I was only there for
two terms – Truman’s and Eisenhower’s.”

Alex Karras / Iowa

“My advice to defensive players is to take the shortest
route to the ball, and arrive in a bad humor.”

Bowden Wyatt / Tennessee

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

Duffy Daugherty / Michigan State

“Always remember Goliath was a 40 point favorite over
David.”

Shug Jordan / Auburn

“They cut us up like boarding house pie, and that’s real
small pieces.”

Darrell Royal / Texas

“They whipped us like a tied up goat.”

Spike Dykes / Texas Tech

“I asked Darrell Royal, the coach of the Texas Longhorns, why he didn’t recruit me. “He said, “Well, Walt, we took a look at you, and you weren’t any good.”

Walt Garrison / Oklahoma State

“Son, you’ve got a good engine, but your hands aren’t on
the steering wheel.”

Bobby Bowden / Florida State

“Football is NOT a contact sport, it is a collision sport. Dancing IS a contact sport.”

Duffy Daugherty / Michigan State

USC lost 51-0 to Notre Dame, his post-game message to his team was, “All those who need showers, take them.”

John McKay / USC

“If lessons are learned in defeat, our team is getting a
great education.”

Murray Warmath / Minnesota

“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

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

Spike Dykes / Texas Tech

“We didn’t tackle well today, but we made up for it by not blocking.”

John McKay / USC

== PT

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