Quotations by Hayden Fry

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Born: Thursday, February 28, 1929
Profession: Coach
Nationality: American


How can a coach have any influence over a player that's making over five times more than he is?
- Hayden Fry
(Keywords: Coach, Influence)

I learned a great many things in the Marines that helped me as a football coach. The Marines train men hard and to do things the right way, just as a football team must train.
- Hayden Fry
(Keywords: Men, Coach, Football, Marines, Right)

I wanted the players to feel like they were part of a family, to be conscious of that controlled togetherness as they made that slow entrance onto the field. It had a great psychological effect on the opposing team, too. They'd never seen anything like it.
- Hayden Fry
(Keywords: Family, Effect)

I'll be here in my home with three big screens. I'll be watching three games at a time, and when they're over, I'll look at three more.
- Hayden Fry
(Keywords: Home, Time, Games)

If you stay with this game long enough, the worm is bound to turn.
- Hayden Fry

In football, like in life, you must learn to play within the rules of the game.
- Hayden Fry
(Keywords: Life, Football, Play, Rules)

The people who run a university are far more qualified and intelligent in handling people than someone who inherited his money and used it to buy a pro team.
- Hayden Fry
(Keywords: Money, People, University)

The preparation I had in college was the most valuable.
- Hayden Fry
(Keywords: College, Preparation)

We changed our image. At least when we ran out on the field or broke the huddle, we would look like winners.
- Hayden Fry

We have to be realistic. If we don't win, life will continue.
- Hayden Fry
(Keywords: Life, Will)

We probably spend more time talking about individual players in our coaching sessions than anything else.
- Hayden Fry
(Keywords: Time, Coaching, Talking)

We'll take what the other team gives us. We'll scratch where it itches.
- Hayden Fry

We're the only dance in town. We don't compete with any professional teams for the entertainment dollar.
- Hayden Fry
(Keywords: Dance, Entertainment)

Welcome to the Salvation Army. I've never been associated with an offense so nice about giving the ball away.
- Hayden Fry
(Keywords: Army, Giving, Salvation)

When it's football season, I'm all football.
- Hayden Fry
(Keywords: Football)

You can't control people. You must understand them. You have to know where they're coming from, their beliefs and values, what turns them off, what they're against.
- Hayden Fry
(Keywords: People, Control, Values, Beliefs)

You just witnessed an old-fashioned rump kicking.
- Hayden Fry
(Keywords: Old)







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