Football Quotes

Inspirational Football Quotes From the Gridiron

Inspirational Football Quotes from Hubpages

Quotes About Football

NFL
players and coaches are never at a loss for memorable and motivating
quotes. From
the gridirons inspirational words of Vince Lombardi to the cocky
confidence of Joe Namath, you can bet there’s never a dull moment in the
National
Football League. A game of inches as they say is is what makes this game
so exciting.

Football is a game in which a handful of fit men run around
for one
and a half hours watched by millions of people who could
really use
the exercise.

They say the game of
football is all about defense, if properly executed an equally matched
offense should beat out the defense. While defense is all about reaction
it is the offense that dictates the action. Read on to see how this
amazing game of inches and teamwork can inspire us all to reach new
heights.

Football a game of teambuilding 
 
Football a game of teambuilding 
 
Vincent Lombardi NFL Football Coach

Vincent Lombardi NFL Football Coach

Vince Lombardi

Quotes About Teamwork

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

Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.
“Teams do not go physically flat, they go mentally stale.”
“We
didn’t lose the game; we just ran out of time.”
“Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.”
“The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.”
“People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.”

VInce Lombardi winning football quotes 
 
VInce Lombardi winning football quotes 
 
AP Photo Yes David Tyree, the Giants are number one ... just not in terms of team worth. 
AP Photo Yes David Tyree, the Giants are number one … just not in terms of team worth.

Gridiron Quotes

About Winning

Losers quit when they’re tired. Winners quit when they’ve won.
“In doing your work in the great world, it
is a safe plan to follow a rule I once heard
on the football field: Don’t flinch, don’t fall;
hit the line hard.”
~Theodore Roosevelt
“Show
class, have pride, and display character.
If you do, winning takes care of itself.”
~ Paul “Bear” Bryant
“It’s
not the size of the dog in the fight, but
the size of the fight in the dog.”
~ Archie Griffin
“No,
we believed in ourselves all year. That’s
the position you want to be in.”
~ Eli Manning

“Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.”
~ Tom Landry

“How you respond to the challenge in the second half
will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner
or a loser.”

~ Lou Holtz

“Make
sure when anyone tackles you he remembers
how much it hurts.”
~ Jim Brown

Inspirational Football Quotes from the gridiron 
 
Inspirational Football Quotes from the gridiron 
 
all sports are games of inches

all sports are games of inches

Motivational Sports Quotes

“We are inclined that if we watch a football game or baseball game, we have taken part in it.”
~ John F. Kennedy

“Football is an honest game. It’s true to life. It’s a game about sharing. Football is a team game. So is life.”
~ Joe Namath

“Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.
~ Knute Rockne

I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it
is, you can make it.
~ Gale Sayers

 

"Show me a good loser and Ill show you a loser" Vince Lombardy 
 
“Show me a good loser and Ill show you a loser” Vince Lombardy

Coaches Sports Quotes

Tom Landry

“The secret to winning is constant, consistent management.”

“Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.”

Mike Ditka

Success isn’t measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.

Players Quotes

“Winners,
imagine their dreams 1st. They want it with all their heart &
expect it to come true. There’s no other way to live.

If you don’t want to be the best, then there’s no reason going out and trying to accomplish anything.

~ Joe Montana ~

There is a different between conceit & confidence. Conceit is bragging. Confidence is believing you can get the job done.
– Johnny Unitas ~

Football quotes

Football quotes
real women watch football

real women watch football

Tough Gridiron Quotes

“I like to believe that my best hits border on felonious assault.”
~ Jack Tatum

“He is the only man I ever saw who ran his own interference.”
~ Steve Owen on Bronko Nagurski

“It might have been the hardest hit I took all day.”
~ Drew Brees after a Raiders fan hit him with a water bottle

“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.”
~ Vince Lombardi

“I was the originator of smack. Some guys rattle with smack; with other
guys it rolls right off their shoulders like nothing.”
~ Deacon Jones

“When you win, nothing hurts.”
~ Joe Namath

“Speed, strength and the inability to register pain immediately.”
~ WR Reggie Williams, on his greatest strength as a football player

Famous Football Words

Knute Rockne famous words "Win one for the Gipper" from his speech at Notre Dame in 1928.

Knute Rockne famous words “Win one for the Gipper” from his speech at Notre Dame in 1928. 
 
William Perry ~ The Refrigerator - Chicago Bears NFL team

William Perry ~ The Refrigerator – Chicago Bears NFL team

Funny Football Quotes

Football
is a game in which a handful of fit men run around for one and a half
hours watched by millions of people who could really use the exercise.

“Lets go eat a God damn snack”
~ Rex Ryan ~

“I’ve been big ever since I was little.” hmmmmm…ok man.”
~
William Perry

“The reason women don’t play football is because eleven of them would never wear the same outfit in public.”
~ Phyllis Diller

Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are
consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not
coincidence.”
~ Erma Bombeck

Football is not a contact sport. It’s a collision sport. Dancing is a… contact sport.”
~ Duffy Daugherty

“I don’t know whether I prefer Astroturf to grass. I never smoked Astroturf.”
~ Joe Namath

“If you’re a pro coach, NFL stands for ‘Not for long.”
~ Jerry Glanville

“Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you
see a baseball team penalized for too many players on the field?”
~ Jim Boulton

"When all is said and done more is said than done" Lou Holtz 
 
“When all is said and done more is said than done” Lou Holtz 
 
Success - some people dream of success while other people like to crush those dreams 
 
Success – some people dream of success while other people like to crush those dreams

“You Play To Win The Game” Herm Edwards

Gridiron Confidence Quotes

“The
leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he
does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between
the consent he must win and the control he must exert. .”
~ Vince Lombardi

“I’ve got news for you. We’re gonna win the game. I guarantee it.”
~Joe Namath (predicting a Super Bowl III victory)

“There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is
bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the
job done.”
~ Johnny Unitas

“Make the present good, and the past will take care of itself.”
~ Knute Rockne ~

“Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.”
~ Vince Lombardi

“I’d like to say that this is exactly what I predicted, but we played
three outstanding football teams. We’re 3-0 right here. Maybe that says
something about us.”
~ Rex Ryan

Winning quotes from the gridiron on Hubpages 
 
Winning quotes from the gridiron on Hubpages

INSPIRATIONAL

Football Quotes from the Gridiron on Hubpages

 
 
Lou Holtz

Lou Holtz

Lou Holtz Gridiron Quotes

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

“It’s
a better view if you’re standing up than
if you’re laying down.”
“Don’t be a spectator, don’t let life pass you by”
“A lifetime contract for a coach means if you’re ahead in the third quarter and moving the ball, they can’t fire you.”
“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.”
“Do right. Do your best. Treat others as you want to be treated.”

Winning Football Quotes

I’ve
never looked forward to a season as much as this one. We’re going to be
hoping it never ends, but sadly it will. The great news is at the end
of the season we have a Super Bowl.
~ Fred Gaudelli , Producer NBCSNF ~

“I saw Brett after the game and said, ‘Would you retire, please?’ ”
~ Seahawks Coach Jim Mora, after Favre completed 22 of 25 passes — including four touchdowns — against his defense

“He’s our quarterback for the future. And he’s our quarterback for now.”
~ Rex Ryan on Mark Sanchez

“Being there every week for my teammates is really important to me.
It’s about accountability. I hear stuff about the ‘toughest quarterback
in the league’ and all that; what’s that mean?”
~ Peyton Manning

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack
of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.”
~ Vince Lombardi

“Every team is beatable, you never know. The right moment, the right time, every team is beatable.”
~ Tom Coughlin

“Most games are lost, not won.”
~ Casey Stengel

“Success is about having, excellence is about being. Success
is about having money and fame, but excellence is being the best you can
be.”
Mike Ditka

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