Quotes from the Coaches…

Me carrying a briefcase is like a hot dog wearing earrings.      Sparky Anderson

An acre of performance is worth a world of promise.      Red Auerbach

You can achieve only that which you will do.      George Halas 

Publicity is like poison; it doesn’t hurt unless you swallow it.      Joe Paterno

The Ten Commandments were not a suggestion.      Pat Riley

A man is always better than he thinks.       Woody Hayes

Finish last in your league and they call you an Idiot. Finish last in your Medical School and they call you Doctor.      Abe Lemons

He doesn’t know the meaning of the word fear, but then again he doesn’t know the meaning of most words.      Bobby Bowden

Your playing worse and worse everyday and now your playing like its next month!      Herb Brooks

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

Paralyze resistance with PERSISTANCE.      Woody Hayes

It was like a heart transplant, we tried to implant college in him but his head rejected it.      Barry Switzer

Some people are born on third base, and go through life thinking they hit a triple.      Barry Switzer

Success isn’t permanent and failure isn’t fatal.      Mike Ditka

Your never a loser until you quit trying.      Mike Ditka

I don’t know why people question the academic training of an athlete. Fifty percent of the Doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their class.      Al McGuire

Many people flounder about in life because they don’t have a purpose, an objective toward which to work.      George Halas

Football is a game played with arms, legs and shoulders but mostly from the neck up.      Knute Rockne

Four years of football are calculated to breed in the average man more of the ingredients of success in life than almost any academic course he takes.      Knute Rockne

Breaks balance out. The sun don’t shine on the same ol’ dog’s rear end every day.       Darrell Royal

If worms carried pistols, birds wouldn’t eat them.      Darrell Royal

and finally…

If your not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive a doer makes mistakes.      John Wooden



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