quote by Victor Cruz

Every step, whether at high school or at college or at the NFL, I had to climb and crawl and scratch to get there.

— Victor Cruz

Unique High School Football quotations

Louisiana has a heritage of great players that play their high school football within the boundaries of Louisiana.

High school football quote It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.
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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.

High school football quote Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
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When you think of the former high school football star, you think 6-foot-2, white, meathead as the model for that kind of character. Since I'm not 6-foot-2 or white, I just thought about what I could bring to it. I thought about Smash Williams from 'Friday Night Lights,' like the cocky quarterback, and played around with that.

In high school, I was the class comedian as opposed to the class clown.

The difference is the class clown is the guy who drops his pants at the football game, the class comedian is the guy who talked him into it.


There were high school coaches such as Charles Boston that took me under his wing and taught me the fundamentals of football. And when I went to college there was Robert Hill who took me there and he showed me what hard work and determination would do if you put forth the effort and you take a little time.

High school football quote When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to l
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life

Writing is like a contact sport, like football.

Why do kids play football? They can get hurt on any play, can't they? Yet they can't wait until Saturday comes around so they can play on the high school team, or the college team, and get smashed around. Writing is like that. You can get hurt, but you enjoy it!

In high school, when I played football I got no respect. I shared a locker with a mop.

When I went to Catholic high school in Philadelphia, we just had one coach for football and basketball. He took all of us who turned out and had us run through a forest. The ones who ran into the trees were on the football team.

High school football quote Children are not a distraction from more inportant work. They are the most impor
Children are not a distraction from more inportant work. They are the most important work.
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That smell of freshly cut grass makes me think of Friday night football in high school. The smell of popcorn and cigar smoke reminds me of the stadium. The cutting of the grass reminds me of the August practice.


You have to run the football and stop the run, no matter what level you play at, whether it's high school, college or professional ranks. I'm a firm believer in that.

These kids are the future of the National Football League.

They're the next generation that will be playing high school football, NCAA football, and some even to the pros.

High school football quote Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away, wit
Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away, with your head held high is dignity.

In high school football, the coach kept me on the bench all year.

On the last game of the season, the crowd was yelling, We want Youngman! We want Youngman! The coach says, Youngman - go see what they want!

I have no ax to grind. I was lucky. I played. How many guys play high school, college football never play pro football?

Of course, I was a head coach at high school for 15 years, so as far as on the field stuff it's the same but for college football it's off the field experience you got to get used to. It was a great learning experience for me, I learned a lot and I feel very prepared coming in here.

High school football quote It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair an adult.
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair an adult.

When I went to high school, an all-boys' school, a Catholic school, I tried out for football, and I didn't make it. It was the first time, athletically, that I was knocked down.

I also played two years of high school football but I wasn't very, how shall I say it, talented.

A modern school where football is taught.

High school football quote I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

I haven't seen a new football play since I was in high school.

You have just so many holes in a line and you have eleven men playing, and there's only so many ways you can go through those holes, and those ways have been used for forty, fifty years.

Racing is not football or baseball or basketball where you can do it yourself.

If you're good in high school, you just shine. (But in racing) you have to have a family behind you.


I'm on my high school football team and MUST show how much I know.

High school football quote The difference between school and life? In school, you're thought a lesson and t
The difference between school and life? In school, you're thought a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.

Everybody thinks the grass is greener on the other side.

If you talk to most artists, they think they can play something, you know, "If I had stayed playing football in high school, if I had been doing basketball..." Everybody's got their fantasies and thinks the grass is greener. It's not. It's not.

I wasn't interested in going to the school dances.

I wasn't interested in going to the football games. What I wanted was to be in my room painting my walls and doing weird stuff. That's what I wanted and I got to do what I wanted, so that, to me, is my high school experience.

In New York now, they have Harvey Milk High School for gay students.

They don't have much of a football team, but the half-time show . . .

High school football quote Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.

There's a big world out there. Bigger than prom, bigger than high school, and it won't matter if you were the prom queen or the quarterback of the football team or the biggest nerd. Find out who you are and try not to be afraid of it.


When I was a freshman in high school, I got a letterman jacket, which you'd think would be great stock. The jacket had the big S on it, for Santa Monica. But rather than having a football or a baseball on the S, I had a little nine iron. Girls thought it was a flute.

Play more than one sport in high school.

If you play, say, football and basketball, you can learn to be physical and you can take those physical aspects of both sports and become better in both sports. Basketball players use some of the same skills football players do and vice versa.

High school football quote Keep your head and standards high!
Keep your head and standards high!
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I really enjoyed high-school football, but I didn't really enjoy college football. I liked to play the games, but I didn't like the practice. In baseball, I enjoy the practice almost as much as the games.

My daddy died when I was two years old.

My mother raised my two older brothers and me. And we couldn't have had a better situation. I mean, she was the - ran the concession stand at the Little League, and she was the first woman president of The Touchdown Club, the booster club for the high school football team. And so, I had a wonderful childhood.

I did play two years of high school football and was very short and uncoordinated but the second year I was very tall and skinny and very uncoordinated.

High school football quote Declarations of high confidence mainly tell you that an idividual has construced
Declarations of high confidence mainly tell you that an idividual has construced a coherent story in his mind, not necessarily that the story is true.

I'm a skinny, geeky, high school dropout - it works, kids! Sensitive guys always get the girl. You'll get laid 10 times as much as that guy on the football team 'cause he's on steroids and he's gonna get fat.

I wanted to be a broadcaster, sportscaster, or gameshow host from a very early age. I did my first broadcasting when I was 10 or 11 - into a tape recorder for my brother's football game, and for local events. A local radio station was experimenting with high school disc jockeys for rock and roll shifts - I applied - and got the job.

Since I was in high school, I wanted to play professional football and professional baseball, be a two-sport star.

Their high school football is some of the best in the country.

With access to the clubs, access to the strip joints.

My house. My boat. We’re talking about high school football players. Not anybody can just get into the clubs or strip joints. Who is going to pay for it and make it happen? That was me.