Alabama fans love Alabama football. Auburn fans love Auburn.— Pat Dye
Heartwarming Alabama Football quotations
It's awfully important to win with humility.
It's also important to lose. I hate to lose worse than anyone, but if you never lose you won't know how to act. If you lose with humility, then you can come back.
Sure, I'd love to beat Notre Dame, don't get me wrong.
But nothing matters more than beating that cow college on the other side of the state!
Whenever I see those crmison jerseys and crimson helmets, I feel humbled to have played football for Alabama. Other players in the NFL talk to me about their schools and their traditions. I just smile knowing the immense love Alabama fans have for our school and its football program. I'm proud to be a part of that Crimson Tide heritage.
The expectation level is high at the University of Alabama and it should be.
What's wrong with people expecting excellence?
If you want to walk the heavenly streets of gold, you gotta know the password, "Roll, Tide, Roll!"
The first time you quit, it's hard. The second time, it gets easier. The third time, you don't even have to think about it.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, we did it. If anything goes real good, then you did it. That's all it takes to get people to win football games for you.
If you think there is such a thing as an unimportant game, just try losing one.
Don't talk too much or too soon.
I went to Alabama, so I'm still very devoted to Alabama football and the SEC.
No coach has ever won a game by what he knows; it's what his players know that counts.
Winning isn't imperative, but getting tougher in the fourth quarter is.
The price of victory is high, but so are the rewards.
At Alabama, our players don't win Heisman Trophies. Our teams win National Championships.
I ain't never been nothin but a winner.
A good, quick, small team can beat a big, slow team any time.
In life, you'll have your back up against the wall many times. You might as well get used to it.
That's all it takes to get people to win football games for you.
All I know is, I don't want to stop coaching, and I don't want to stop winning, so we're gonna break the record unless I die.
I left Texas A&M because my school called me.
Mama called, and when Mama calls, then you just have to come running.
If you don't have discipline, you can't have a successful program.
I can reach a kid who doesn't have any ability as long as he doesn't know it.
Be aware of "yes" men. Generally, they are losers. Surround yourself with winners. Never forget - people win.
Sacrifice. Work. Self-discipline. I teach these things, and my boys don't forget them when they leave.
I don't have any ideas; my coaches have them. I just pass the ideas on and referee the arguments.
Every time a player goes out there, at least 20 people have some amount of influence on him. His mother has more influence than anyone. I know because I played, and I loved my mama.
An Atheist in Alabama is one that doesn't believe in Bear Bryant.
One man doesn't make a team. It takes eleven.
When you win, there's glory enough for everybody. When you lose, there's glory for none.
I don't care how much talent a team has - if the boys don't think tough, practice tough, and live tough, how they play tough on Saturday.
There ought to be a special place in heaven for coaches' wives.
I'm known as a recruiter. Well you've got to have chicken to make chicken salad.
I'm sorry, Alabama fans. I'm from New York and didn't watch football growing up.