Top 10 Football Motivational Quotes

Posted by  Seth Thitoff on 06/07/2019

In the months leading up to the football season, we become flooded with requests for football motivational signs. Not only do they inspire but they also let your athletes know the values of your program. After seeing countless motivational signs pass through our shop we’re feeling pretty pumped for the upcoming season!


To put you in the right mindset for the upcoming football season, I thought I would share a few of my favorite inspirational quotes from football legends.

“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.”
— Archie Griffin

“Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.”
— Lou Holtz

“Once you LEARN to quit, it becomes a HABIT.”
— Vince Lombardi

“Today I will do what other won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.”
— Jerry Rice

“Stay focused. Your start does not determine how you’re going to finish.”
— Herm Edwards

“Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class and be humble.”
— John Madden

“The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others.”
— Don Shula

“Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.”
— George S. Halas

“Success isn’t owned, it’s leased. And rent is due every day.”
— J.J. Watt

“If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven’t done anything today.”
— Lou Holtz


Bonus motivational quotes—because we couldn't keep the list to just 10.

“If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.”
— Herschel Walker

“There is only one way to succeed in anything… and that is to give it everything.”
— Vince Lombardi

“Football doesn’t build character. It eliminates weak ones.”
— Darrell Royal

“Words without action fall on deaf ears.”
— Aaron Rodgers

“It’s a great day, for a great day.”
— Steve Murray

Team Fitz Graphics specializes in products designed to help coaches get and keep athletes motivated. Reach out today for information on football record boards, goal boards, and motivational signage to get your season started on the right foot.

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