I'm a football coach. I'm not a doctor ... They don't call plays, I don't do surgeries. We have a great deal here.— Bill Belichick
Profound Football Coaching quotations
A good coach will make his players see what they can become rather than what they are.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
The job of a football coach is to make men do what they don't want to do, in order to achieve what they've always wanted to be.
A coach is someone who tells you what you don't want to hear, who has you see what you don't want to see, so you can be who you have always known you could be.
True loyalty is that quality of service that grows under adversity and expands in defeat. Any street urchin can shout applause in victory, but it takes character to stand fast in defeat. One is noise - the other, loyalty.
There's no substitute for hard work and effort beyond the call of duty.
That is what strengthens the soul and ennobles one's character.
It's not the will to win that matters-everyone has that.
It's the will to prepare to win that matters.
A coach is someone who can give correction without resentment.
I am who I am. In the end, I feel that what I'm accountable for is doing a good job as a football coach.
A good football coach needs a patient wife, a loyal dog and a great quarterback - but not necessarily in that order.
You fail all the time, but you aren't a failure until you start blaming someone else.
Football, beer, and above all gambling, filled up the horizon of their minds. To keep them in control was not difficult.
I've got a Championship game to play and I'm excited about the opportunity of my damn strong football team to play in it.
The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team.
As a coach, I play not my eleven best, but my best eleven.
The only qualifications for a lineman are to be big and dumb.
To be a back, you only have to be dumb.
To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.
Alabama fans love Alabama football. Auburn fans love Auburn.
I'm the head coach at LSU. I will be the head coach at LSU. I have no interest in talking to anybody else. I got a championship game to play, and I'm excited for the opportunity of my damn strong football team to play in it. Please ask me after. I'm busy. Thank you very much. Have a great day!
They ask me what I'd like written about me when I'm gone.
I hope they write I made Penn State a better place, not just that I was a good football coach.
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.
The more honor and self-respect among players, the greater the team.
Every game is an opportunity to measure yourself against your own potential.
My responsibility is leadership, and the minute I get negative, that is going to have an influence on my team.
That's the beauty of sport. Sometimes you laugh, sometimes you cry.
Our strength is that we don't have any weaknesses.
Our weakness is that we don't have any real strengths.
You don't have to flaunt your success, but you don't have to apologize for it, either
Football is something like war. Whoever behaves too properly, is lost.
I saw greatness in John and he lived up to it.
I also saw a tremendous competitor who loved to win. John is a standard bearer, someone that players, coaches, fans and the Raider Nation can all look up to. One of his great virtues, the fire that burned brightest in him, was his love and passion for football, which was seldom ever equaled.
I make my practices real hard because if a player is a quitter, I want him to quit in practice, not in a game.
The big time is not a place; it's the state of your heart. It's not something you get; it's something you become.
I’ve always said that you can live without water for many days, but you can’t live for a second without hope.
I have never asked to be the highest-paid coach in football.
I have never asked to be paid like a Super Bowl-winning coach. I have never asked for more power.
The only place you can win a football game is on the field, the only place you can lose it is in your hearts.
Winning means being unafraid to lose.
At Georgia Southern, we don't cheat. That costs money and we don't have any.
There's two kinds of coaches, them that's fired and them that's gonna be fired.
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.
I'm ex-player, ex-technical director, ex-coach, ex-manager, ex-honorary president. A nice list that once again shows that everything comes to an end.
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.
I don't believe skill was, or ever will be, the result of coaches.
It is a result of a love affair between the child and the ball.
You can motivate players better with kind words than you can with a whip.