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John Earl Madden is a former American football coach and a sportscaster.

John Madden began his football coaching career in 1967 as the Oakland Raiders' linebackers coach. He is also the author of several books.

Prior to his coaching career, John Madden was the defense coordinator for two years, 1964-1966, at San Diego State. He began his career in football from a very early age, in fact, he was considered the football star of his high school. John Madden game time quotes, John Madden football one-liners, John Madden football winning quotes  John Madden stupid quotes, John Madden NFL quotes and John Madden offensive line quotes are much appreciated by all. Given below are some John Madden quotes to give you a better understanding of his life.

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Best John Madden Quotes

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John Madden is one of the best known personalities in the National Football League (NFL) history. We are sure John Madden quotes will have some positive impact on everybody. Here's a list of some of famous John Madden quotes.

1. "When your arm gets hit, the ball is not going to go where you want it to."

- John Madden.

2. "If the quarterback throws the ball in the end zone and the wide receiver catches it, it's a touchdown."

- John Madden.

3. "I think comparisons are odious."

- John Madden.

4. “Here’s a guy who can use his arms and legs at the same time.”

- John Madden.

5. "I get a certain feeling when I go to Lambeau field in Green Bay. Soldier field in Chicago is special to me. Those are the places that I really like. The stadiums."

- John Madden.

6. "Hey, the offensive linemen are the biggest men on the field, they're bigger than everybody else, and that's what makes them the biggest men on the field."

- John Madden.

7. "Coaches have to watch for what they don't want to see and listen to what they don't want to hear."

- John Madden.

8. “If this team doesn't put points on the board I don't see how they can win.”

- John Madden.

9. "The only yardstick for success our society has is being a champion. No one remembers anything else."

- John Madden.

10.“It's a touchdown!”

- John Madden.

John Madden Quotes On Winning

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Apart from football, John Madden appeared in many television and radio commercials. John Madden quotes motivate everyone to win. So check out this list of John Madden funny quotes about winning.

11. "Usually the team that scores the most points wins the game."

- John Madden.

12. “You got one guy going boom, one guy going whack, and one guy not getting in the endzone.”

- John Madden.

13. "A team should never practice on a field that is not lined. Your players have to become aware of the field's boundaries."

- John Madden.

14. "Well, when you're playing good football, it's good football and if you don't have good football, then you're not really playing good football."

- John Madden.

15. "I've often said, If I had one drive to win a game to this day, and I had a quarterback to pick, I would pick Kenny."

- John Madden.

16. "When you get a new running back, whether it's a rookie or hasn't played a lot, that's the first thing you test, is their pass protection. That's big."

- John Madden.

17. "The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break."

- John Madden.

18. "I always used to tell my players that we are here to win! And you know what, Al? When you don’t win, you lose.”

- John Madden.

19. "If you go back to the history of the 'Madden' game, I was probably on the cover of it half the time. So if I was to believe there was a curse, I would also have to believe I'd been cursed. And I've never had that feeling."

- John Madden.

20. "Brent Musburger and those guys could sit and watch every game and know the scores. And I was amazed and said, I'd like to have something like that someday."

- John Madden.

John Madden Funny NFL Quotes

After Madden took a break from his coaching, John Madden joined as a co-commentator for NFL telecasts. Given below is a list of some of John Madden quotes on NFL and John Madden quotes that are inspiring as well as funny.

21. “If you think about it, I've never held a job in my life. I went from being an NFL player to a coach to a broadcaster. I haven't worked a day in my life.”

- John Madden.

22. "I never watched TV because I was always doing a game."

- John Madden.

23. "Whenever you talk about a Mike Shanahan offense, you're always going to be talking about his offense."

- John Madden.

24. "Al: Robert Horry is going to be here too, but he won't show up until the forth quarter!

John: No, no. He's here already, I saw him in the tunnel before the game."

- John Madden.

25. "I didn't have any experience to be home watching games. I didn't know how to do it."

- John Madden.

26. "I enjoy all sports, not just football. I like basketball, baseball, and I got into the World Cup. So really, sports in general are my life, and football specifically."

- John Madden.

27. "I think anybody would like something like that. It would be an unbelievable honor for any number of guys. It's something I'm not going to be thinking about on a daily basis."

- John Madden.

28. "I'd like to work with kids in special education - younger kids."

- John Madden.

29. "With all his tumid boasts, he's like the sword-fish, who only wears his weapon in his mouth."

- John Madden.

30. "These muscles won't propel our cars yet, but they could operate the windows and door locks in fuel cell vehicles, or could serve as replaceable artificial muscles in life like robots."

- John Madden.

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