Super Bowl XLIX

Super Bowl XLIX / the Big Game

Orlando Arocena
“The fun of the Super Bowl is the week leading up to it..."
-Joe Posnanski
Guy Stauber
"I obviously take a lot of pride in what I do on the football field , because that has the ability to influence a lot of people. That puts smiles on people's faces. That gives people a pep in their step on Monday morning when they go back to work."
-Drew Brees
CF Payne
" As long as they produce, their job is to play football."
-Weeb Ewbank
Chris Gall
"As a player, it says everything about you if you made the Hall of Fame. But, then again, boy... there's something about winning a Super Bowl."
-Terry Bradshaw
Gary Kelley
"I think I could have become an outstanding professional baseball player, but I don't think I could have reached the heights that I have in football - being one of the very top players in the game, being a world champion."
- Joe Namath "Broadway Joe"
Douglas Smith
"A lot of football success is in the mind. You must believe you are the best and then make sure you are."
- Bill Shankly
Rudy Gutierrez
"Vision gets the dreams started. Dreaming employs your God-given imagination to reinforce the vision. Both are part of something I believe is absolutely necessary to building the life of a champion, a winner, a person of high character who is consistently at the top of whatever game he or she is in."
-Emmitt Smith
Michal Lisowski
"Football is unconditional love. "
-Tom Brady
Goni Montes
"Winning as a team is better than anything. It's great to share success."
- Jim Harbaugh
Tim Bower
"My thing is trying to convince them they can win."
-Dick Butkus
Kent Barton
"I had sacrificed my entire life to play football."
-Brian Bosworth "The Boz"
John Mattos
"Football is not a contact sport; it's a collision sport. Dancing is a good example of a contact sport."
- Duffy Daughtery
Mark T Smith
"The game of life is a lot like football.You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity"
-Lewis Grizzard
Mark Summers
"Because, they're only thinking about one team when that game's over. Before the game, they're talking about two football teams. When the game's over, there's only one winner."
-Don Shula
James Bennett
"When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things."
- Joe Namath "Broadway Joe"
Ted Wright
"It feels really good. Nobody believed in us. Everytime you get a win when nobody believes in you, it feels pretty good."
- James Laurinaitis
Dongyun Lee
"The truth is the Super Bowl long ago became more than just a football game. It's part of our culture like turkey at Thanksgiving and lights at Christmas, and like those holidays beyond their meaning, a factor in our economy."
-Bob Schieffer
Bill Sanderson
"I think it's human nature that we all tend to do much better in groups than we do alone."
-Richard Young
Ricardo Martinez
"I think as far as any kind of pressure on a football team or on an individual in professional sports really depends not only on that individual but the leadership they have on the team and the leadership they have on the coaching staff. A lot of times, they can divert some of those pressures off of the individual and off of the team."
-Jimmy Johnson
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