College football

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College football is American football played by teams of students fielded by American universities and colleges, including United States military academies. It was the venue through which American football first gained popularity in the United States. College football remains extremely popular today among students, alumni, and other fans of the sport, particularly in the Southern and Midwestern parts of the country.


  • My mom said "you are either going to be in jail, or be killed". So I decided to do something different because I didn't want to be in one of those postions, so I kind of focused on football and took off from there.
  • "Iowa and Minnesota play for a pig, a statuette rendition of the actual brother of a porcine star of a Will Rogers movie. I would like to remind you that this is, on balance, a marvelous nation. "
  • "It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog."
  • "We didn’t lose the game; we just ran out of time."
  • "I’m like a lot of coaches. I have a lot of corny saying, but one of them is ‘there are two types of class, there’s first class and there’s no class.’"
  • "I was tremendously honored to make the All-American team but I don't feel that I have to strain to live up to some mythical something. Yesterday's sports hero is a lot like yesterday's newspaper--you always know there's a fresh one coming tomorrow."
  • "Football doesn't build character. It eliminates weak ones."
  • "When people used to see Wake Forest on the schedule, they used a pen to mark down a `W.' We're at the point now where we at least make them use a pencil."
  • "In the next four years, I'll give you at least one national championship."


  • "First, Notre Dame has to lose."
    • Darrell Royal on how to win a national championship [1]
  • College football is a sport that bears the same relation to education that bullfighting does to agriculture.
    • Elbert Hubbard [2]
  • A tie is like kissing your sister.
    • Daugherty, Duffy [3]
  • "If my mother put on a helmet and shoulder pads and a uniform that wasn't the same as the one I was wearing, I'd run over her if she was in my way. And I love my mother."
  • "When in doubt, punt!"
  • "Gentlemen, it is better to have died as a small boy than to fumble this football."
  • "Hey, we're like soldiers. Would you go to the Roman army and ask them if they thought they were going to win the battle? If I didn't think we could win, I wouldn't be here. I'd stay home and get fat."
  • A lot of fans were drawn to me because they knew that whatever the score was, I was going to run as hard as I could on every play. You don't have that now, you have guys waiting for next week or even next year."


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