Bear Bryant Quotes

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Bear Bryant quotes: Being inside Tiger Stadium is like being on the inside of a drum. Being inside Tiger Stadium is like being on the inside of a drum.
Bear Bryant quotes: It really doesn't cost anything to be nice, and the rewards can beunimaginable It really doesn't cost anything to be nice, and the rewards can be
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Bear Bryant quotes: If wanting to win is a fault, as some of my critics seem to insist, then I plead guilty. I like to win. I know no other way. It's in If wanting to win is a fault, as some of my critics seem to insist, then I plead guilty. I like to win. I know no other way. It's in my blood.
Bear Bryant quotes: We can't have two standards, one set for the dedicated young men who want to do something ambitious and one set for those who don't. We can't have two standards, one set for the dedicated young men who want to do something ambitious and one set for those who don't.
Bear Bryant quotes: I can reach a kid who doesn't have any ability as long as he doesn't know it. I can reach a kid who doesn't have any ability as long as he doesn't know it.
Bear Bryant quotes: Lee Roy was the best college linebacker - bar none. He would have made every tackle on every play if they had stayed in bounds. Lee Roy was the best college linebacker - bar none. He would have made every tackle on every play if they had stayed in bounds.
Bear Bryant quotes: One man doesn't make a team. It takes eleven. One man doesn't make a team. It takes eleven.
Bear Bryant quotes: The first time you quit, it's hard. The second time, it gets easier. The third time, you don't even have to think about it. The first time you quit, it's hard. The second time, it gets easier. The third time, you don't even have to think about it.
Bear Bryant quotes: Baton Rouge happens to be the worst place in the world for a visiting team. It's like being inside a drum. Baton Rouge happens to be the worst place in the world for a visiting team. It's like being inside a drum.
Bear Bryant quotes: When you play defense you have to storm the fort or play cover - you can't do both. When you play defense you have to storm the fort or play cover - you can't do both.
Bear Bryant quotes: You try to make your team do something they're not capable of and you get murdered. You try to make your team do something they're not capable of and you get murdered.
Bear Bryant quotes: I'm no innovator. If anything I'm a stealer, or borrower. I've stolen or borrowed from more people than you can shake a stick at. I'm no innovator. If anything I'm a stealer, or borrower. I've stolen or borrowed from more people than you can shake a stick at.
Bear Bryant quotes: Recognize winners. They come in all forms. Recognize winners. They come in all forms.
Bear Bryant quotes: I'll put you through hell, but at the end of it all we'll be champions. I'll put you through hell, but at the end of it all we'll be champions.
Bear Bryant quotes: A few minutes ago, I had a hard time getting through the lobby because of all the people. After today, that won't be happening. A few minutes ago, I had a hard time getting through the lobby because of all the people. After today, that won't be happening.
Bear Bryant quotes: Offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships. Offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships.
Bear Bryant quotes: I don't hire anybody not brighter than I am. If they're not brighter than I am, I don't need them. I don't hire anybody not brighter than I am. If they're not brighter than I am, I don't need them.
Bear Bryant quotes: If you want to walk the heavenly streets of gold, you gotta know the password, "Roll, Tide, Roll!" If you want to walk the heavenly streets of gold, you gotta know the password, "Roll, Tide, Roll!"
Bear Bryant quotes: They say I teach brutal football, but the only thing brutal about football is losing. They say I teach brutal football, but the only thing brutal about football is losing.
Bear Bryant quotes: If you are going to be a successful duck hunter, you must go where the ducks are. If you are going to be a successful duck hunter, you must go where the ducks are.
Bear Bryant quotes: Don't talk too much or too soon. Don't talk too much or too soon.
Bear Bryant quotes: It's kind of hard to rally around a math class. It's kind of hard to rally around a math class.
Bear Bryant quotes: Don't give up. Reach down inside of you and you'll find something left. Don't give up. Reach down inside of you and you'll find something left.
Bear Bryant quotes: Losing doesn't make me want to quit. It makes me want to fight that much harder. Losing doesn't make me want to quit. It makes me want to fight that much harder.
Bear Bryant quotes: I'm happy with the coach we have. I think any one of the ones I asked them to consider would've been good. I'm happy with the coach we have. I think any one of the ones I asked them to consider would've been good.
Bear Bryant quotes: When I was a young coach I used to say, "Treat everybody alike." That's bull. Treat everybody fairly. When I was a young coach I used to say, "Treat everybody alike." That's bull. Treat everybody fairly.
Bear Bryant quotes: I've made so many mistakes that if I don't make the same mistakes over, we're going to come pretty close to winning. I've made so many mistakes that if I don't make the same mistakes over, we're going to come pretty close to winning.
Bear Bryant quotes: I don't care how much talent a team has - if the boys don't think tough, practice tough, and live tough, how they play tough on Saturday. I don't care how much talent a team has - if the boys don't think tough, practice tough, and live tough, how they play tough on Saturday.
Bear Bryant quotes: Motivating people- the ingredient that separates winners from losers. Motivating people- the ingredient that separates winners from losers.
Bear Bryant quotes: Don't talk too much. Don't pop off. Don't talk after the game until you cool off. Don't talk too much. Don't pop off. Don't talk after the game until you cool off.
Bear Bryant quotes: At Alabama, our players don't win Heisman Trophies. Our teams win National Championships. At Alabama, our players don't win Heisman Trophies. Our teams win National Championships.
Bear Bryant quotes: Be aware of "yes" men. Generally, they are losers. Surround yourself with winners. Never forget - people win. Be aware of "yes" men. Generally, they are losers. Surround yourself with winners. Never forget - people win.
Bear Bryant quotes: There is a big difference in wanting to and willing to. There is a big difference in wanting to and willing to.
Bear Bryant quotes: There ought to be a special place in heaven for coaches' wives. There ought to be a special place in heaven for coaches' wives.
Bear Bryant quotes: I'm no miracle man. I guarantee nothing but hard work. I'm no miracle man. I guarantee nothing but hard work.
Bear Bryant quotes: Sacrifice. Work. Self-discipline. I teach these things, and my boys don't forget them when they leave. Sacrifice. Work. Self-discipline. I teach these things, and my boys don't forget them when they leave.
Bear Bryant quotes: When you win, there's glory enough for everybody. When you lose, there's glory for none. When you win, there's glory enough for everybody. When you lose, there's glory for none.
Bear Bryant quotes: I'm no genius, but I'm a damn good football coach. I'm no genius, but I'm a damn good football coach.
Bear Bryant quotes: Hell, no! A tie is like kissing your sister! Hell, no! A tie is like kissing your sister!
Bear Bryant quotes: I'm known as a recruiter. Well you've got to have chicken to make chicken salad. I'm known as a recruiter. Well you've got to have chicken to make chicken salad.
Bear Bryant quotes: You have to be willing to out-condition your opponents. You have to be willing to out-condition your opponents.
Bear Bryant quotes: In order to have a winner, the team must have a feeling of unity; every player must put the team first ahead of personal glory. In order to have a winner, the team must have a feeling of unity; every player must put the team first ahead of personal glory.
Bear Bryant quotes: I hope to get out before they start football next year. I hope to get out before they start football next year.
Bear Bryant quotes: Don't overwork your squad. If you're going to make a mistake, under-work them. Don't overwork your squad. If you're going to make a mistake, under-work them.
Bear Bryant quotes: I always want my players to show class, knock'em down, pat on the back, and run back to the huddle. I always want my players to show class, knock'em down, pat on the back, and run back to the huddle.
Bear Bryant quotes: Football changes and so do people. Football changes and so do people.
Bear Bryant quotes: A champion pays an extra price to be better than anyone else. A champion pays an extra price to be better than anyone else.
Bear Bryant quotes: All I know is, I don't want to stop coaching, and I don't want to stop winning, so we're gonna break the record unless I die. All I know is, I don't want to stop coaching, and I don't want to stop winning, so we're gonna break the record unless I die.
Bear Bryant quotes: I left Texas A&M because my school called me. Mama called, and when Mama calls, then you just have to come running. I left Texas A&M because my school called me. Mama called, and when Mama calls, then you just have to come running.
Bear Bryant quotes: If they don't have a winning attitude, I don't want them. If they don't have a winning attitude, I don't want them.
Bear Bryant quotes: I'm not much of a golfer, I don't have any friends and all I like to do is go home and be alone, and not worry about ways not to I'm not much of a golfer, I don't have any friends and all I like to do is go home and be alone, and not worry about ways not to lose.
Bear Bryant quotes: If you don't have discipline, you can't have a successful program. If you don't have discipline, you can't have a successful program.
Bear Bryant quotes: If we'd beaten 'em, I wouldn't be going out. If we'd beaten 'em, I wouldn't be going out.
Bear Bryant quotes: If a man is a quitter, I'd rather find out in practice than in a game. I ask for all a player has so I'll know later what I can If a man is a quitter, I'd rather find out in practice than in a game. I ask for all a player has so I'll know later what I can expect.
Bear Bryant quotes: The idea of molding men means a lot to me. The idea of molding men means a lot to me.
Bear Bryant quotes: When you make a mistake, there are only three things you should ever do about it: 1. Admit it. 2. Learn from it, and 3. Don't repeat it. When you make a mistake, there are only three things you should ever do about it: 1. Admit it. 2. Learn from it, and 3. Don't repeat it.
Bear Bryant quotes: I'll never give up on a player regardless of his ability as long as he never gives up on himself. In time he will develop. I'll never give up on a player regardless of his ability as long as he never gives up on himself. In time he will develop.
Bear Bryant quotes: In my lifetime, I may have put too much emphasis on winning, because here I am an old man and the only fun I've had is winning, and that's ridiculous. In my lifetime, I may have put too much emphasis on winning, because here I am an old man and the only fun I've had is winning, and that's ridiculous.
Bear Bryant quotes: Don't ever give up on ability. Don't give up on a player who has it. Don't ever give up on ability. Don't give up on a player who has it.
Bear Bryant quotes: Most coaches study the films when they lose. I study them when we win -to see if I can figure out what I did right Most coaches study the films when they lose. I study them when we win -to see if I can figure out what I did right
Bear Bryant quotes: Get the winners into the game. Get the winners into the game.
Bear Bryant quotes: In life, you'll have your back up against the wall many times. You might as well get used to it. In life, you'll have your back up against the wall many times. You might as well get used to it.
Bear Bryant quotes: Little things make the difference. Everyone is well prepared in the big things, but only the winners perfect the little things. Little things make the difference. Everyone is well prepared in the big things, but only the winners perfect the little things.
Bear Bryant quotes: I ain't won but one. My team won the rest in spite of me. I ain't won but one. My team won the rest in spite of me.
Bear Bryant quotes: The fun never goes out, but it changes with the years, with winning and losing. The fun never goes out, but it changes with the years, with winning and losing.
Bear Bryant quotes: If there is one thing that has helped me as a coach, it's my ability to recognize winners, or good people who can become winners by paying the price. If there is one thing that has helped me as a coach, it's my ability to recognize winners, or good people who can become winners by paying the price.
Bear Bryant quotes: I ain't never been nothin but a winner. I ain't never been nothin but a winner.
Bear Bryant quotes: You take those little rascals, talk to them good, pat them on the back, let them think they are good, and they will go out and beat the biguns. You take those little rascals, talk to them good, pat them on the back, let them think they are good, and they will go out and beat the biguns.
Bear Bryant quotes: Sure, I'd love to beat Notre Dame, don't get me wrong. But nothing matters more than beating that cow college on the other side of the state! Sure, I'd love to beat Notre Dame, don't get me wrong. But nothing matters more than beating that cow college on the other side of the state!
Bear Bryant quotes: Scout yourself. Have a buddy who coaches scout you. Scout yourself. Have a buddy who coaches scout you.
Bear Bryant quotes: I plan on staying at Alabama for the rest of my career. I guarantee that I'll be here for you through it all, regardless of what happens. I plan on staying at Alabama for the rest of my career. I guarantee that I'll be here for you through it all, regardless of what happens.
Bear Bryant quotes: If you don't learn anything but self discipline, then athletics is worthwhile. If you don't learn anything but self discipline, then athletics is worthwhile.