Somebody will always break your records. It is how you live that counts.
If it weren't for the dark days, we wouldn't know what it is to walk in the light.
When you get to the end zone, act like you've been there before.
I talk to student-athletes. I try to get them to remember that they're not just athletes, but student-athletes. You need to get an education, keep your hands clean and try to represent the university.
Everything in life has a price on it - there ain't a damn thing free in America, and football has got a price on it.
I played football with my whole body - My hands, my head, my face. I did it all.
My running style was kind of just head-on, because I couldn't dance.
When I was a kid and got in trouble, I'd always say, Mom, I'm in trouble. Well, Mom, I'm in trouble.
I had two things I could do: I could run over you, and I could put a good stiff arm on you. That was about it.
Sometimes I pay for it, With the way I walk now, the things I did to my body wasn't supposed to be done. At 48 years old, it is saying, 'Hey, Earl, remember what you did to me?'.
I have a wife and two boys. One is 18 and the other is 14. The 18-year old is getting ready for college next year and he made a decision to run track. He runs a lot like Michael Johnson.
I always knew that I wanted to do something in business and I prepared myself for that.
There are two things panic patients hate to do. They hate to take medication - and they hate to go to doctors. They hate to come to grips.
It really started cooking when I moved to Houston. I bought a house and got my own barbeque pit.
I'd go on record and say yes, I think it's time.
I learned from different guys I played with, too. The key was probably three people: The good Lord, the offensive linemen I played with and great fullbacks that could block very well.
I have a company called Earl Campbell Foods. I got into the meat business in 1991.
First of all, I'm so glad that the city of Houston has a football team again. They have such great fans. I'm really happy for the people of Houston because they deserve a football team.
After watching films of Jim Brown, I noticed that he never ran out of bounds. He always ran North and South and that's what I turned my style into. I was a North and South runner.
Emmitt Smith is a great running back. One of the things I like about him along with Edgerrin James is that neither one of them 'show out' when they run a touchdown.
I did some good things as a rookie.
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