Championship Games Quotes by Les Miles, Nick Saban, Jack Youngblood, Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Doug Flutie and many others.
I’m the head coach at LSU. I will be the head coach at LSU. I have no interest in talking to anybody else. I got a championship game to play, and I’m excited for the opportunity of my damn strong football team to play in it. Please ask me after. I’m busy. Thank you very much. Have a great day!
Anyone who doesn’t win their conference has no business playing in the national championship game.
Those opportunities to play in championship games are few and far between
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
Well, I mean, to me, I think my ultimate – my ultimate goal is winning championships and – and I understand that me going down as one of the greats will not happen until I, you know, win a championship.
My biggest frustration with the Heisman is it’s become the MVP of the national champion, or a team going to the National Championship game. That’s what it’s turned into. If you’re not undefeated, you’re out of the running.
Any team that does not win it’s conference championship game should not play in the BCS title game
I’ve got a Championship game to play and I’m excited about the opportunity of my damn strong football team to play in it.
Coming back in that AFC Championship Game against the Steelers, that was a poignant moment for me for a lot of reasons – the magnitude of the game and having not been able to play for quite a while and to be able to get on the field for that game. That one stands out.
Every game’s a championship game. When we focus that way, get prepared that way-that this is it, you know, this is the last one, the biggest one-you get ready, you get amped up, you get that laser focus and you’re ready to play.
When my father bid $5,000 for the 1962 Championship Game, that was a huge amount. It was double the bid the year before. Pete Rozelle was flabbergasted. Who was this guy who was willing to spend so much money on what seemed like relatively worthless rights to the NFL Championship Game?
Getting hurt and watching Tom Brady take over and beginning what’s been just a spectacular run of his, and to come back and play in the AFC Championship Game against the Steelers in Pittsburgh, and help us win that game, is a memory that stands out very clearly.
I wanted to be like Nolan Ryan. I didn’t want to be like Pete Gray…And I don’t want kids to be like me because I have one hand. I want kids to be like Jim Abbott because he’s a baseball pitcher at Michigan and he won the Big Ten Championship game, and not because I can field a bunt and throw to first.
Champions do not become champions when they win the event, but in the hours, weeks, months and years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely the demonstration of their championship character.
We’re not going to do anything different for this game since we’re not treating this game any different than another game. Every game is a championship game for us, so we’ll treat this one, the last one and the next one exactly the same. And that goes for our practices leading up to it as well.