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Old 08-19-2011, 09:34 AM   #1
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Football Season is Soon

<table class="MsoNormalTable" style="width:715px;" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td style="width:100%;padding:1.5pt;" width="100%">Gentlemen, it is better to have died a small boy........
than to fumble THIS football"
John Heisman
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"Show me a good and gracious loser.......
and I'll show you a failure."
Knute Rockne / Notre Dame
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"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
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"It isn't necessary to see a good tackle.....
You can hear it."
Knute Rockne / Notre Dame
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"AtGeorgiaSouthern, wedon't cheat.......
That costs money and we don't have any."
Erk Russell / Georgia Southern.
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"Football is only a game. Spiritual things are eternal.
Nevertheless, Beat Texas ."
Seen on a church sign in Arkansas prior to the 1969 game.
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"After you retire, there's only one big event left....
and I ain't ready for that."
Bobby Bowden / Florida State
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"The man who complains about the way the ball
bounces is likely to be the one who dropped it."
LouHoltz / Arkansas
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"When you win, nothing hurts."
Joe Namath / Alabama
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"Motivation is simple. You eliminate those who are
not motivated."
LouHoltz / Arkansas
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"If you want to walk the heavenly streets of gold.......
you gotta know the password, "Roll!!! Tide!!! Roll!!!"
Bear Bryant / Alabama
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"A school without football is in danger of deteriorating
into a medieval study hall."
Frank Leahy / Notre Dame
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"There's nothing that cleanses your soul like getting
the hell kicked out of you."
Woody Hayes / Ohio State
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"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
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(LOVED THIS ONE!)
"In Alabama , an atheist is.........
someone who doesn't believe in Bear Bryant."
Wally Butts / Georgia
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"You can learn more character on the two-yard
line than anywhere else in life."
Paul Dietzel / LSU
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"It's kind of hard to rally around a math class."
Bear Bryant / Alabama
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When asked if Fayetteville was the end of the world.
"No, but you can see it from here."
LouHoltz / Arkansas
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"There's one sure way to stop us from scoring........
give us the ball near the goal line."
Matty Bell / SMU
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"Lads, you're not to miss practice unless your
parents died or you died."
Frank Leahy / Notre Dame
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"I never graduated from Iowa, but I was only there
for two terms - Truman's and Eisenhower's."
Alex Karras / Iowa
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"My advice to defensive players: Take the shortest
route to the ball and arrive in a bad humor."
Bowden Wyatt / Tennessee
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"I could have been a Rhodes Scholar.......
except for my grades."
Duffy Daugherty / Michigan State
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"Always remember .....
Goliath was a 40 point favorite over David."
Shug Jordan / Auburn
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"They cut us up like boarding house pie.......
And that's real small pieces."
Darrell Royal / Texas
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"They whipped us like a tied up goat."
Spike Dykes / Texas Tech
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"I asked Darrell Royal, the coach of the Texas
Longhorns, why he didn't recruit me and he said:
"Well, Walt, we took a look at you and you weren't
any good."
Walt Garrison / Oklahoma State
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"Son, you've got a good engine, but your hands
aren't on the steering wheel."
Bobby Bowden / Florida State
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"Football is NOT a contact sport - it is a collision sport.
Dancing IS a contact sport."
Duffy Daugherty / Michigan State
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After USC lost 51-0 to Notre Dame, his post game
message to his team: "All those who need showers...
take them."
John McKay / USC
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"If lessons are learned in defeat.............
our team is getting a great education."
MurrayWarmath / Minnesota
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"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
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"Oh, we played about like three tons of buzzard
puke this afternoon."
Spike Dykes / Texas Tech
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"We live one day at a time and scratch where it itches."
Darrell Royal / Texas
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"We didn't tackle well today but we made up for it by
not blocking."
John McKay / USC
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"Three things can happen when you throw the ball,
and two of them are bad."
Bear Bryant / University of Alabama
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"I've found that prayers work best ........
when you have big players."
Knute Rockne / Notre Dame
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Old 08-19-2011, 09:52 AM   #2
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Football Season is Soon

Football time on Signal Mountain tonight.* Defending Tennessee*state champs Signal Mountain Eagles home opener.* Two grandsons on the team.* There will be a Moon on the field tonight.* Can't wait!

Photos:* State Championship Ring and my youngest with Lou.* That's last year when he was playing varsity as an 8th grader.



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We won!* Signal Mountain Eagles 15-0 last year.* 1-0 so far this year.
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Signal Mountain Eagles roar past Tyner Rams 38-6

Eagles 15-0 last year 2-0 this year
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