College football’s annual bowl season is full of surprises and spectacular moments. Famous coaches have had some memorable remarks about American’s most popular sport, and here are some of them by Lou Holtz, who some consider to be the best of the best college coaches and for good reason.
It is true that Knute Rockne won 5 more national championships at Norte Dame than Lou Holtz did at Notre Dame (Holtz led the Fighting Irish to 1 national title in 1988).
It is also true that Knute Rockne has a regular season won-loss percentage of 90% (105-12-5) at Notre Dame, and that Lou Holtz has a regular season won-loss percentage of 77% (100-30-2) at Notre Dame.
However, Lou Holtz is the only coach in NCAA history to lead 6 different programs to bowl games (William & Mary, North Carolina State, Arkansas, Minnesota, Notre Dame and South Carolina), and the only coach to guide 4 different programs to final top 20 rankings (North Carolina State, South Carolina twice, Arkansas 5 times and Notre Dame 7 times).
Lou Holtz became known for his quick wit and ability to inspire เข้าสู่ระบบ ufabet players. Both Knute Rockne and Green Bay Packer coach Vince Lombardi became legendary for their ability to inspire players.
In addition to his coaching career, Holtz has gone on to author 5 books and become both a motivational speaker and television commentator.
Here are some of Lou Holtz’s best known quotes:
“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond to it.”
“Motivation is simple. You eliminate those who are not motivated.”
“The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely the one who dropped it.”
“When all is said and done, more is said than done.”
“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.”