Why Athletes Can't Have Real Jobs

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    Chicago Cubs outfielder Andre Dawson on being a role model: "I wan'all dem
    kids to do what I do, to look up to me. I wan' all the kids to copulate me."
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    New Orleans Saint RB George Rogers when asked about the upcoming season: "I want to rush for 1,000 or 1,500 yards, whichever comes first."
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    And, upon hearing Joe Jacobi of the 'Skins say: "I'd run over my own mother to win the Super Bowl," Matt Millen of the Raiders said: "To win, I'd run over Joe's Mom, too."
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    Torrin Polk, University of Houston receiver, on his coach, John Jenkins: "He treats us like men. He lets us wear earrings."
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    Football commentator and ! former player Joe Theismann, 1996: "Nobody in
    football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein."
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    Senior basketball player at the University of Pittsburgh : "I'm going to
    graduate on time, no matter how long it takes." (now that is beautiful) !
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    Bill Peterson, a Florida State football coach: "You guys line up alphabetically by height." And, "You guys pair up in groups of three, then line up in a circle."
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    Boxing promoter Dan Duva on Mike Tyson hooking up again with promoter Don King: "Why would anyone expect him to come out smarter? He went to prison for three years, not Princeton ."
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    Stu Grimson, Chicago Blackhawks left wing, explaining why he ! keeps a color photo of himself above his locker: "That's so when I forget how to spell my name, I can still find my clothes."
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    Lou Duva, veteran boxing trainer, on the Spartan training regime of
    heavyweight Andrew Golota: "He's a guy who gets up at six o'clock in the morning regardless of what time it is."
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    Chuck Nevitt, North Carolina State basketball player, explaining to Coach Jim
    Valvano why he appeared nervous at practice: "My sister's expecting a baby,
    and I don't know if I'm going to be an uncle or an aunt." (I wonder if his IQ ever
    hit room temperature in January)
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    Frank Layden, Utah Jazz president, on a former player: "I told him, 'Son,
    what is it with you? Is it ignorance or apathy?' He said, 'Coach, I don't know and I don't care.'"
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    Shelby Metcalf, basketball coach at Texas A&M, recounting what he told a player who received four F's and one D: "Son, looks to me like you're spending too much time on one subject."
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    Amarillo High School and Oiler coach Bum Phillips when asked by Bob Costas why he takes his wife on all the road trips, Phillips responded: "Because she is too ugly to kiss good-bye." (Dead man walkin' )

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