On this page, you’ll find a large, comprehensive list of the most inspiring quotes by famous American football players and coaches.
I have listed them in alphabetical order to make it easier to navigate.
- “Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.“
- “If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.“
- “Gray skies are just clouds passing over.“
- “Pro football is like nuclear warfare. There are no winners, only survivors.”
Gerald R. Ford
- “I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today.“
- “The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break.“
- “One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.“
- “Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.“
- “Football is violence and cold weather and sex and college rye.“
- “Football is an incredible game. Sometimes it’s so incredible, it’s unbelievable.“
*Here is the main sports quotes page.
Do You Know Any Other Inspirational American Football Quotes?
If you know any other motivational American football quotes, please post them in the comments section below, and I’ll add them to the list.
Also, post your favorite American football quote below so we can see which is the most popular/inspiring one!