Another weekend of football is in the books, and those of us who are football junkies are living the dream!  We have high school football under the Friday night lights, college football all day on Saturdays, and professional games on Thursday, Sundays and Mondays.  And those of you lucky enough to have kids in youth football may even have a game or two on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  Football every day is not too much to ask for, is it?

Those of you nodding your heads in agreement will love this week’s topic, because it’s all about football.  But don’t you non-football fans run away!  The quotes I’m sharing may be from famous football players and coaches, but they are pretty inspiring for any sport, or for many life situations as well.  So stick around!

Let’s start with these:

Which of these is your favorite?

I have a personal favorite in this group.  Can you guess which one?

And now to count down my top 10, starting with #10, because none of wants to be famous for the wrong reasons:


#9, unless “good” is good enough for you:


#8, to keep your eyes on the prize:


#7, because you know that practice makes perfect:


#6, because there is no such thing as a free lunch:


#5, because no one ever said it would be easy:


#4, because you need to be ready when opportunity knocks:


#3, because you have to keep working for it:


#2, because there is no “I” in team:


#1, because it’s the great Vince Lombardi (enough said):


What do you think about these quotes?  Did any of them strike you as meaningful in your life?  Comment below and tell me about it!

If you are on Pinterest, you’ll find all of these quotes and more on my Sports Quotes board.  And quotes make a frequent appearance on my Instagram and Facebook accounts as well.

I’ll be taking next week off, as I’m on a big vacation adventure (more on that later), so until next time (which will be in October already!),


P.S. If you love quotes and haven’t been following the blog (and you really should, you know), I’ve done a few “top quotes” over the last several months.  You may be interested in one of these:

25 of the BEST Motivational Quotes for Every Day Success

25 MORE of the BEST Motivational Quotes for Every Day Success

25 of the Best Quotes from Famous Olympic Athletes

25 of the greatest football quotes ever