The only place you can win a football game is on the field, the only place you can lose it is in your hearts.
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates the weak ones.
There is no such thing as defeat except when it comes from within. As long as a person doesn't admit he is defeated, he is not defeated-he's just a little behind and isn't through fighting.
You've got to think lucky. If you fall into a mudhole, check your back pocket - you might have caught a fish
The real make of a man is how he treats people who can do nothing for him.
You never lose a game if the opponent doesn't score.
Dance with the one who brung ya.
I don't count on the boy who waits till October, when it's cool and fun, then decides he wants to play.
Breaks balance out. The sun don't shine on the same ol' dog's ass every day.
The coach is the team, and the team is the coach. You reflect each other.
I learned this about coaching: You don't have to explain victory and you can't explain defeat.
Three things can happen when you throw the ball, and two of them are bad.
You've got to be in a position for luck to happen. Luck doesn't go around looking for a stumblebum.
A boy shows how much he wants to play in the spring, when it's tough, and during two a days, when it's hot and tough.
When I was a freshman at Oklahoma in 1946, the game was sold out - and it's been sold out ever since.
The only thing that would change would be the year, the names. It just got to be a repetitious life.
They cut us up like boarding house pie. And that's real small pieces.
For one thing, I like to walk when I play golf. Now I don't walk the whole way, but I try not to be the driver when in a cart.
Potential just means you ain't done it yet.
I was in a profession that received a lot of media.
You know, a football coach is nothing more than a teacher. You teach them the same subject, and you have a group of new guys every year.
Don't matter what they throw at us. Only angry people win football games.
The Texas-OU game is a big revenue bear. And because it's played at a neutral site, you don't have as many student body going as you would if it was home-and-home. These are full-price tickets.
For me, it is just the total experience - from the time I first started as an assistant coach until I wound up at the University of Texas for 20 years.
I have found that the players who have played in that game really do have respect for their adversaries.
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