Woody Hayes - Quotes

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Paralyze resistance with persistence. ---->>>

Success is the only motivational factor that a boy with character needs. ---->>>

I may not be able to outsmart too many people, but I can outwork 'em. ---->>>

There's nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you. ---->>>

Success - it's what you do with what you've got. ---->>>

Nothing that comes easy is worth a dime. ---->>>

I don't like nice people. I like tough, honest people. ---->>>

I'm not trying to win a popularity poll. I'm trying to win football games. ---->>>

I don't apologize for anything. When I make a mistake, I take the blame and go on from there. ---->>>

Football is, after all, a wonderful way to get rid of your aggressions without going to jail for it. ---->>>

The five big mistakes in football are the fumble, the interception, the penalty, the badly called play, the blocked punt - and most of these originate with the quarterback. Find a mistake-proof quarterback and you have this game won. ---->>>

Without winners, there wouldn't even be any civilization. ---->>>

Nobody despises to lose more than I do. That's got me into trouble over the years, but it also made a man of mediocre ability into a pretty good coach. ---->>>

A good general always makes you search for his weaknesses. ---->>>

I am not very smart, but I recognize that I am not very smart. ---->>>

A man is always better than he thinks. ---->>>

The most deceptive course in football is straight at the goalposts. ---->>>

The game of football is one of strategy and tactics. ---->>>

The players fire the coach, and as long as I'm on the same wavelength with them, I can coach as long as I want to. ---->>>

The bowl games are only supposed to be a fun reward. ---->>>

No back in the history of football was ever worth two fumbles a game. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 02-14, 1913
Die: 03-12, 1987
Occupation: Coach

Wayne Woodrow "Woody" Hayes (February 14, 1913 – March 12, 1987) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at Denison University (1946–1948), Miami University in Oxford, Ohio (1949–1950), and Ohio State University (1951–1978), compiling a career college football record of 238 wins, 72 losses, and 10 ties (wikipedia)