Gentlemen, This Is a Football: Football's Best Quotes and Quips
Firefly Books, 2006 - Humor - 176 pages
"Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck."
Football has changed the way we speak, adding new words and rewriting the definitions of old ones. NFL games dominate Sunday's television ratings as millions of fans tune in to watch their favorite teams.
Gentlemen, This is a Football is a quote from Vince Lombardi, and this book celebrates more of the wit and wisdom in the game of football. Fascinating quotations taken from superstars and celebrities will engage fans of all ages, who will find plenty to cheer about here.
These quotes mix the hilarious with the sarcastic and the sincere with laugh-out-loud zingers. Of course there are groaners -- and lots of "oops" moments, too. Here's a small sampling: