Football starts tonight. A friend sends these along. I can’t vouch for the authenticity, but they’re pretty good. My apologies for any awkward formatting, but I don’t have time right now to straighten them out.
“At Georgia Southern, we don’t cheat. That costs money and we don’t have any.” Erk Russell / Georgia Southern.
“Football is only a game. Spiritual things are eternal. Nevertheless, Beat Texas.” Seen on a church sign in Arkansas prior to the 1969 game.
“After you retire, there’s only one big event left….and I ain’t ready for that.” Bobby Bowden / Florida State
“The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely to be the one who dropped it.” Lou Holtz / Arkansas
“When you win, nothing hurts.” Joe Namath / Alabama
“Motivation is simple. You eliminate those who are not motivated.” Lou Holtz / Arkansas
“If you want to walk the heavenly streets of gold, you gotta know the password, “Roll, tide, roll!” Bear Bryant / Alabama
“A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall.” Frank Leahy / Notre Dame
“There’s nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you.” Woody Hayes / Ohio State
“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
“In Alabama, an atheist is someone who doesn’t believe in Bear Bryant.” Wally Butts / Georgia
“You can learn more character on the two-yard line than anywhere else in life.” Paul Dietzel / LSU
“It’s kind of hard to rally around a math class.” Bear Bryant / Alabama
When asked if Fayetteville was the end of the world. “No, but you can see it from here.” Lou Holtz / Arkansas…… Read the rest