I recruited a Czech kicker, and during the eye exam, when asked to read the bottom line, the kicker replied, Read it? I know him.— Woody Hayes
Fulfilling College Football quotations
Football, beer, and above all gambling, filled up the horizon of their minds. To keep them in control was not difficult.
Alabama fans love Alabama football. Auburn fans love Auburn.
The only qualifications for a lineman are to be big and dumb.
To be a back, you only have to be dumb.
That's the beauty of sport. Sometimes you laugh, sometimes you cry.
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!
If you want to surf, move to Hawaii. If you like to shop, move to New York. If you like acting and Hollywood, move to California. But if you like college football, move to Texas.
It's never been about football, but about becoming the best and fullest person I could be. And to think that I went from the kid with a GPA in the basement to going to college on a football scholarship-I was thankful and humbled by how far I'd come in just a few years. I knew that miracles really do happen.
Of course, my father was a soccer player. He used to play very good. Then I was young, eight or nine years, ten years old, I just want to be like my father.
I don't expect to win enough games to be put on NCAA probation.
I just want to win enough to warrant an investigation.
Every step, whether at high school or at college or at the NFL, I had to climb and crawl and scratch to get there.
I make my practices real hard because if a player is a quitter, I want him to quit in practice, not in a game.
I think if you're a good high school player that you have the ability to be a good college football player. If you're a good college football then you have the ability to be a great NFL player.
College football is LSU's Tiger Stadium at night.
It's something you dream about as a kid.
Like when you play all those NCAA video games as a kid and you create your own player and win the Heisman with a bunch of crazy numbers. It's the biggest, most prestigious award in college football, so it'd definitely be a dream come true.
Best scene in college football is at LSU on a Saturday night.
Current condition of the BYU football program? I think it's in good shape.
We've got some good young players. We've had two or three pretty good recruiting years. We lost some players, obviously, that hurt us, but you always have turnover in college through attrition (graduation, transfers). That's the nature of the game.
I'm a big sports fan. College football is my favorite.
When Clemson players rub that rock and run down the hill, it's the most exciting 25 seconds in college football.
It's my whole life of being the little guy and having a little chip on my shoulder, from year to year trying to prove myself, and at the end of the day to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame is a very special honor for me.
My advice to defensive players: Take the shortest route to the ball and arrive in a bad humor.
Don't cuss. Don't argue with the officials. And don't lose the game.
I have yet to be in a game where luck was involved.
At Georgia Southern, we don't cheat. That costs money and we don't have any.
Most players don't mind drug testing once they realize they don't have to study for it.
Hey, we're like soldiers. Would you go to the Roman army and ask them if they thought they were going to win the battle? If I didn't think we could win, I wouldn't be here. I'd stay home and get fat.
If you want to walk the heavenly streets of gold, you gotta know the password, "Roll, Tide, Roll!"
In college, you had to worry about that math class or this exam that's coming up on Tuesday, but not in the professionals. You eat, sleep, and do everything related to your craft - and your craft is football. You can be at it from sunup to sundown.
That boy don't know the meaning of the word fear.
In fact, I just saw his grades, and that boy don't know the meaning of a lot of words.
There are two kinds of people in the world, observers and non-observers.
When I look in the mirror in the morning, I want to take a swing at me.
Football: A sport that bears the same relation to education that bullfighting does to agriculture.
The caliber of play suffered and attendance declined year by year.
Interest in college football was exploding, and there was this new game called basketball.
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.
There are two kinds of people in the world, Notre Dame lovers and Notre Dame haters. And, quite frankly, they're both a pain in the ass.
You can learn more character on the two-yard line than anywhere else in life.