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When you can't score from the 1, you don't deserve to win.
 

When you get in the endzone, act like you've been there before.
 

When you make a mistake, there are only three things you should ever do about it: 1. Admit it. 2. Learn from it, and 3. Don't repeat it.
[Mistakes]
 

When you win, there's glory enough for everybody. When you lose, there's glory for none.
[Glory]
 

When you're number one, you don't play for the tie.
[Glory]
 

Winning isn't everything, but it beats anything that comes in second.
[Winning]
 

Winning isn't imperative, but getting tougher in the fourth quarter is.
[Winning]
 

Woody is a great coach . . . and I ain't bad.
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You could play four years and not be good enough to cost the University of Alabama thirty yards!
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You have to be willing to out-condition your opponents.
 

You have to learn what makes this or that Sammy run. For one it's a pat on the back, for another it's eating him out, for still another it's a fatherly talk, or something else. You're a fool if you think as I did as a young coach, that you can treat them all alike.
 

You must learn how to hold a team together. You must lift some men up, calm others down, until finally they've got one heartbeat. Then you've got yourself a team.
[Teamwork]
 

You never know how a horse will pull until you hook him to a heavy load.
 

You take those little rascals, talk to them good, pat them on the back, let them think they are good, and they will go out and beat the biguns.
 


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