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Football Quotes

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Jock Sutherland

“Speed is not your fastest, but your slowest man. No back can run faster than his interference.” – Jock Sutherland

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Henry Blaha

“Rugby is a beastly game played by gentlemen. Soccer is a gentleman’s game played by beasts. Football is a beastly game played by beasts.”- Henry Blaha

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Doug Plank

“Most football players are temperamental. That’s 90 percent temper and 10 percent mental.” – Doug Plank

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Frank Gifford

“Pro football is like nuclear warfare. There are no winners, only survivors.” – Frank Gifford

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Merle Kessler

“Football players, like prostitutes, are in the business of ruining their bodies for the pleasure of strangers.” – Merle Kessler

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Jim Bouton

“Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?” – Jim Bouton

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Elbert Hubbard

“College football is a sport that bears the same relation to education that bullfighting does to agriculture.” – Elbert Hubbard

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Jack Tatum

“I like to believe that my best hits border on felonious assault.” – Jack Tatum

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Chris Laidlaw

“Beer and Rugby are more or less synonymous.” – Chris Laidlaw

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Dave Barry

“I have seen women walk right past a TV set with a football game on and – this always amazes me – not stop to watch, even if the TV is showing replays of what we call a “good hit,” … Continue reading