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The Midweek Motivator – Our Annual Irresistible Coaches’ Quotes

You can’t make this stuff up. Few Football coaches will be nominated for Pulitzers yet they do have a way of making a point. These immortal coaching legends actually said the following:

“It isn’t necessary to see a good tackle, you can hear it!” Knute Rockne Notre Dame

“I make my practices real hard because if a player is a quitter, I want him to quit in practice, never in a game.” Bear Bryant / Alabama

“At Georgia Southern, we don’t cheat. That costs money, and we don’t have any.” Erik Russell / Georgia Southern

“We didn’t tackle well today, but we made up  for it by not blocking.” John McKay USC

“Urban Myer on one of his players: “He doesn’t know the meaning of the word ‘fear’. In fact, I just saw his grades and he doesn’t know the meaning of a lot of words.”

“The only qualifications for a lineman are to be big and dumb. To be a running back, you only need to be dumb.” Knute Rockne / Notre Dame

“Two Texas A&M Players were walking in the woods…One observed, “look, a dead bird.” His friend looked up in the sky and asked “”Where?”

“Why did the Tennessee linebacker steal a Police car? He saw “911” on the side and thought  it was a Porsche.”

“I don’t expect to win enough games to be put on NCAA probation. I just want to win enough to warrant an investigation.” Bob Devaney / Nebraska

“I never graduated from Iowa…but I was there for two terms; Eisenhower and Kennedy’s.” Alex Karras / Iowa

“I could have been a Rhodes Scholar, except for my grades.” Duffy Daugherty / Michigan State

“After USC lost to Notre Dame 51-0, his post-game message to his players was, “All those who might need showers, take them.” John McKay / USC

“I asked Darrell Royal, head coach at the University of Texas, why he didn’t recruit me?” He said, “Well Walt, we took a good look at you, and you weren’t very good.” Walt Garrison / Dallas Cowboys.