Top College Football Quotes

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Favorite College Football Quotes

1. "I went to college to play football, not to study it."
Author: Art Donovan
2. "I have no ax to grind. I was lucky. I played. How many guys play high school, college football never play pro football?"
Author: Art Donovan
3. "I went to Dartmouth College, graduated, and had the opportunity to play two professional sports - I played for the New England Patriots in the NFL and professional lacrosse for the Boston Blazers. I had an injury, so I had to stop so I could heal. But when I was playing football, I wasn't making a lot of money; I wasn't a superstar."
Author: Brian J. White
4. "In college, you had to worry about that math class or this exam that's coming up on Tuesday, but not in the professionals. You eat, sleep, and do everything related to your craft - and your craft is football. You can be at it from sunup to sundown."
Author: Cam Newton
5. "I love college football and I love pro football. This is how fair-weathered I am. I used to be a Giants fan, but my son who's turning 12 has really gotten into football, and he likes the Jets, so I totally jumped ships so we can root for the same team."
Author: Chris Bauer
6. "A college football star, by his senior year, is used to running out there with 110,000 people going nuts. They feel comfortable in that environment. To me, a set feels like that. The one thing that I do know is that, as long as I'm prepared, I know this environment and this world."
Author: Donal Logue
7. "Any game is important to me. At Boston College, when I went out for the spring games, I wanted to win. Maybe it is more important than other preseason games. It's just that everyone is expecting a lot from me in my first week of professional football. I want to confirm my expectations."
Author: Doug Flutie
8. "Football is my profession now. I'm getting married in August... It's a new experience for me as someone just getting out of college. I still have the same attitude about football I always had. I play hard. I enjoy practice. I'd rather be throwing in passing drills than sitting around and watching TV."
Author: Doug Flutie
9. "It's my whole life of being the little guy and having a little chip on my shoulder, from year to year trying to prove myself, and at the end of the day to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame is a very special honor for me."
Author: Doug Flutie
10. "I'm in love with college football. I have such a blast with it."
Author: Erin Andrews
11. "But I would much prefer students going to college to learn and be prepared for the rigors of the new economic order, rather than dumping fees on them to subsidize football programs that, far from enhancing the academic mission instead make a mockery of it."
Author: H. G. Bissinger
12. "In more than 20 years I've spent studying the issue, I have yet to hear a convincing argument that college football has anything do with what is presumably the primary purpose of higher education: academics."
Author: H. G. Bissinger
13. "I was set to go to Oregon to play college baseball and football."
Author: Harmon Killebrew
14. "It's something you dream about as a kid. Like when you play all those NCAA video games as a kid and you create your own player and win the Heisman with a bunch of crazy numbers. It's the biggest, most prestigious award in college football, so it'd definitely be a dream come true."
Author: Johnny Manziel
15. "Apocalyptic saucer cults have started to spring up all over America. One small group, which has been receiving messages from outer space via Lake City housewife Mrs. Marian Keech, becomes the subject of a research team led by psychologist Leon Festinger. According to an alien entity named Sananda, the end of the world is due any day and under the most cataclysmic of circumstances. The group meets regularly to discuss the latest predictions from Sananda and the rest of the Space Brothers, all relayed to them by Mrs. Keech. Some members bake cakes in the shape of flying saucers to be consumed during their gatherings while local college football scores are closely debated."
Author: Ken Hollings
16. "We spend our spare time taking care of little things. I can watch a little bit of college and professional football if I want to... Our favorite pastime is trying to take pictures of our hometowns from space."
Author: Kevin A. Ford
17. "Even when I was young, playing college football, and I injured my knee, I bounced right back."
Author: Lee Majors
18. "I watch HGTV like a maniac, and when it's bad, it's like some crazy college guy watching a football game."
Author: Melissa McCarthy
19. "College football is the only game in the country, of any kind, that the college game is longer than the pro game."
Author: Nick Saban
20. "I had actually gone to a church-related college, but I went on a football scholarship, not because of any interest in the church."
Author: R. C. Sproul
21. "Like many a Yank before me, I have tried to explain to European friends that Americans actually know soccer quite well, that many of us played it in school and college, but that, well, we just don't find it quite as exciting as, say, what we call football."
Author: Serge Schmemann
22. "I felt like a racehorse in a world without race-tracks or a champion college footballer suddenly confronted by Wall Street and a business suit, his days of glory shrunk to a little gold cup on his mantel with a date engraved on it like the date on a tombstone."
Author: Sylvia Plath
23. "I'm a big sports fan. College football is my favorite."
Author: Verne Troyer

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