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Offline GSF

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Football Sayings
« on: August 13, 2016, 07:26:38 AM »
"Gentlemen, it is better to have died a small boy than to fumble the football" - John Heisman   
"I make my practices real hard because if a player is a quitter, I want him to quit in practice, not in a game." ? Bear Bryant / Alabama
"It isn't necessary to see a good tackle, you can hear it!" - Knute Rockne / Notre Dame   
"At Georgia Southern, we don't cheat. That costs money, and we don't have any." ? Erik Russell / Georgia Southern
"The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely to be the one who dropped it." -  Lou Holtz / Arkansas - Notre Dame
"When you win, nothing hurts."  -  Joe Namath / 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
"I never graduated from Iowa.  But I was only there for two terms - Truman's and Eisenhower's."  ?  Alex Karras / Iowa
"My advice to defensive players is to take the shortest route to the ball, and arrive in a bad humor."  -  Bowden Wyatt / Tennessee
"I could have been a Rhodes Scholar except for my grades."  - Duffy Daugherty / Michigan State
"Always remember Goliath was a 40 point favorite over David."  -  Shug Jordan / Auburn   
"I asked Darrell Royal, the coach of the Texas Longhorns, why he didn't recruit me ."   He said, "Well, Walt, we took a look at you, and you weren't any good."  -  Walt Garrison / Oklahoma State

"Son, you've got a good engine, but your hands aren't on the steering wheel."  -  Bobby Bowden / Florida State

"Football is NOT a contact sport, it is a collision sport.  Dancing IS a contact sport." -  Duffy Daugherty / Michigan State
After USC lost 51-0 to Notre Dame, his post-game message to his team was, "All those who need showers, take them."  -  John McKay / USC

"If lessons are learned in defeat, our team is getting a great education."  -  Murray Warmath / Minnesota
"The only qualifications for a lineman are to be big and dumb.  To be a back, you only have to be dumb."   -  Knute Rockne / Notre Dame
"We live one day at a time and scratch where it itches."   -  Darrell Royal / Texas   
"We didn't tackle well today, but we made up for it by not  blocking."  -  John McKay / USC
"I've found that prayers work best when you have big players."   -  Knute Rockne / Notre Dame
Ohio State 's Urban Meyer 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."

Why do Tennessee fans wear orange?  So they can dress that way for the game on Saturday, go hunting on Sunday, and pick up trash on Monday.

What does the average Alabama player get on his SATs?   Drool.

How many ECU freshmen football players does it take to change a light bulb?  None.   That's a sophomore course.

How did the NCSU football player die from drinking milk?  The cow fell on him.

Two Wake Forest football players were walking in the woods.  One of them said, "Look, a dead bird."  The other looked up in the sky and said," Where?"

What do you say to an NC State University football player dressed in a three-piece suit?  "Will the defendant please rise."

If three Carolina football players are in the same car, who is driving? The police officer.

How can you tell if a Clemson football player has a girlfriend? There's tobacco juice on both sides of the pickup truck.
What do you get when you put 32 Notre Dame cheerleaders in one room? A full set of teeth.

The University of Syracuse Coach is only going to dress half of his players for the game this week; the other half will have to dress themselves.
How is the Virginia Tech football team like an opossum?  They play dead at home and get killed on the road.

Why did the Fla State linebacker steal a police car?  He saw "911" on the side and thought it was a Porsche.

How do you get a former Miami football player off your porch?  Pay him for the pizza.
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Re: Football Sayings
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2016, 11:45:29 PM »

  One of my first Aussie Rules coaches, "When the going gets tough, the tough get going"

       Stands up off the field as well.
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Re: Football Sayings
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2016, 06:30:30 AM »
"If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed.  If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed."--Mark Twain

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Re: Football Sayings
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2016, 12:53:29 PM »
Here's a couple more;

Do you know why they put artificial turf at Jordan Hare?

To keep Auburn cheerleaders from grazing on the field.

What's the difference between a litter of puppies and Auburn fans?

Eventually puppies grow up and stop whining.

What do you get when you cross an Auburn player with a groundhog?

Six more weeks of bad football.

An Auburn football player was almost killed yesterday in a tragic horseback-riding accident.

He fell from a horse and was nearly trampled to death.

 Luckily, the manager of the Wal-Mart came out and unplugged the horse.

Where was O.J. headed in the white Bronco?
 Tennessee. He knew that the police would never look there for a Heisman Trophy winner.

Why don?t LSU fans eat barbecue beans?
 Because they keep falling through the holes in the grill.

What do you call 20 Auburn fans skydiving from an airplane?

Why is Notre Dame replacing the grass at their stadium with cardboard?
 They always look better on paper.

Things you will never hear an Auburn fan say:
 I just couldn?t find a thing at Walmart today.
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