Bear Bryant Quotes

40 Bear Bryant quotes:

"Winning isn't everything, but it beats anything that comes in second."
"Never be too proud to get down on your knees and pray."
"Back 12 years ago, when Dr. Mathews was president here, we had a plan that when I got ready to quit, we'd bring a certain guy in and he'd take over that day and I'd leave. But as time wore on, I realized that wouldn't have been good at all."
"I hope to get out before they start football next year."
"I think when it really hit me that I had to get out to keep the program from going down was after the Mississippi Southern game this year."
"Never quit. It is the easiest cop-out in the world. Set a goal and don't quit until you attain it. When you do attain it, set another goal, and don't quit until you reach it. Never quit."
"Bear Bryant's Three Rules for coaching: 1) Surround yourself with people who can't live without football. 2) Recognize winners. They come In all forms. 3) Have a plan for everything."
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Football Quotes
"No coach has ever won a game by what he knows; it's what his players know that counts."
"I ain't nothing but a winner."
"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."
"Georgia Tech beat us and Mississippi Southern tied us last year, and Texas beat us after we had the game won. We only played about five games the way we were capable of playing and lost one of those."
"I feel bad about it. I've been telling them for 10 years that this had to happen, was going to happen. I think they can get jobs."
"I want to make sure I don't interfere with the success of that team next year. I don't see any way I could go to practice like most of 'em do, and not hurt the team. I'd go nuts if I tried doing that."
"It's been years since I've had a real input in the game anyway. For this game, I've just tried to keep all the other stuff away from the players and coaches."
"He'll never change,"
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Change Quotes
"If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it. That's all it takes to get people to win football games for you."
"Don't give up at half time. Concentrate on winning the second half."
"There's a lot of blood, sweat, and guts between dreams and success."
"A good, quick, small team can beat a big, slow team any time."
"You never know how a horse will pull until you hook him to a heavy load."

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