Football Famous Coaches Quotes

Inspirational Football Famous Coaches Quotes for Athletes

Football is like life. It requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication, and respect for authority.

- Vince Lombardi
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For me, winning isn't something that happens suddenly on the field when the whistle blows and the crowds roar. Winning is something that builds physically and mentally every day that you train and every night that you dream.

- Emmitt Smith
10
WINNING is not everything--but making the EFFORT to win is

- Vince Lombardi
9
Winning isn't everything, but it beats anything that comes in second.

- Paul Bear Bryant
9
I've learned that something constructive comes from every defeat.

- Tom Landry
8
Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all-time thing.

- Vince Lombardi
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It's the name on the FRONT of the jersey that matters most, not the one on the BACK

- Joe Paterno
7
It's not the will to win that matters — everyone has that. It's the will to prepare to win that matters.

- Paul Bear Bryant
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One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.

- Knute Rockne
6
Some people believe football is a matter of life and death. I'm very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.

- Bill Shankly
5
Never give up, never give in, and when the upper hand is ours, may we have the ability to handle the win with the dignity that we absorbed the loss.

- Doug Williams
10
Winners never quit and quitters never win

- Vince Lombardi
9
You need to play with supreme confidence, or else you'll lose again, and then losing becomes a habit.

- Joe Paterno
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The harder you WORK, the harder it is to SURRENDER

- Marv Levy
8
Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you're in control, they're in control.

- Tom Landry
8
The critics are always right. The only way you shut them up is by winning.

- Chuck Noll
8
The GREATEST mistake is to continue to PRACTICE a mistake

- Bobby Bowden
7
I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it.

- Gale Sayers
7
You have to perform at a consistently higher level than others. That's the mark of a true professional.

- Joe Paterno
5
If you're not fired with enthusiasm, you'll be fired with enthusiasm.

- Vince Lombardi
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