Top 27 Bart Starr Quotes

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A professional American football quarterback, Bart Starr was also a reputed coach. He played college football at the University of Alabama during his career. His selection by the Green Bay Packers was beneficial as he played for them in the 1956 NFL draft‘s 17th round and played till 1971.

Moreover, he was the single quarterback in NFL history who led a team to three consecutive league championships. He helped his team to win the first two Super Bowls: I and II. The Most Valuable Player, Starr won four Pro Bowls selections and the league MVP award in 1966. In 1977, he was entered into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Packers Hall of Fame. Then, he was retired in 1972, being the NFL’s best.

Now, See his top 27 inspiring quotes.

Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr (15) drops back to pass during Super Bowl I on Jan. 15, 1967. Starr, who died Sunday, had been in poor health since a 2014 stroke.
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr (15) drops back to pass during Super Bowl I on Jan. 15, 1967. Starr, who died Sunday, had been in poor health since a 2014 stroke.

“I hadn’t trained to be a coach. That takes great training. Being an assistant under Coach Lombardi or a Tom Landry or whoever, that prepares you to do a better job when you become a coach. I hadn’t received that training. It showed.”― Bart Starr

“I wish we could get a national buddy network going. It would be a great thing for the American people.”― Bart Starr

“My father – who was a master sergeant and the toughest man I’ve even known – next to him, Coach Lombardi was a piece of cake.”― Bart Starr

“Going back to coach in Green Bay was the biggest mistake I ever made in my life. I was approached by the organization, and it turned out to be an enormous mistake. I was extremely disappointed. I disappointed the Packers and their fans.”― Bart Starr

“I was just one part of a great team.”― Bart Starr

“We, all of us, could do a much better job of evoking what someone has called the universal principle of human altruism: the urge in us all to help others who are in danger.”― Bart Starr

“I love coming back to Wisconsin. Lambeau Field is such a special place – a lot different than the old city stadium next to East High School when I first arrived in 1956. The facilities were nothing like they are today, as the Packers were in tough financial times.”― Bart Starr

8th of 27 Bart Starr Quotes

“Anyone can support a team that is winning – it takes no courage. But to stand behind a team to defend a team when it is down and really needs you, that takes a lot of courage.”― Bart Starr

“I had fallen in love with Cherry as a junior in high school. When I discovered she was going to go to Auburn, I was vacillating between Alabama and Kentucky because of Babe. I eliminated Kentucky because I wanted to be as close to Auburn as I could, and Tuscaloosa is a lot closer than Lexington is.”― Bart Starr

“It’s a joy to help others. One of our longtime favorites is Rawhide Boys Camp, located 45 miles west of Green Bay.”― Bart Starr

“If you work harder than somebody else, chances are you’ll beat him though he has more talent than you.”― Bart Starr

Top 28 Brian Clough Quotes

“Athletic competition clearly defines the unique power of our attitude.”― Bart Starr

“It takes me about a week and a half to really analyze a game – play by play.”― Bart Starr

“During the course of my football and business careers, I have had the great honor of meeting and associating with many outstanding leaders.”― Bart Starr

“I grew up in a military family, so I liked being in an atmosphere where there was almost that feeling.”― Bart Starr

Bart Starr quote on hard work
Bart Starr quote on hard work

“My dad was a career military man, so I had that kind of discipline and training.”― Bart Starr

“Sometimes when I watch a game, there are often more wide receivers on the field than we had on our whole team.”― Bart Starr

“We avoided injuries that season. It was our fourth year with Vince, so we all knew just what he wanted. And a lot of our core guys were in their prime. It was an incredible season.”― Bart Starr

“I would hope people remember the playing days first, and not the coaching years.”― Bart Starr

“Being part of a team that was so unselfish was amazing. What we were able to accomplish was very meaningful, and the fact we were able to get it done as a team.”― Bart Starr

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“My dad was the toughest man I’ve ever known in my life. He intimidated me. he was my Master Sergeant.”― Bart Starr

“My dad was a fabulous role model. I wanted to be just like him.”― Bart Starr

“I was fascinated by Harry Gilmer and wanted to learn to throw the ball just like him.”― Bart Starr

“You look at the quality players and look at the leadership we had, and it’s easy to understand why we won.”― Bart Starr

25th of 27 Bart Starr Quotes

“I really think just the honor of playing on five championship teams in seven years is the best thing.”― Bart Starr

“I’d like to pay tribute to what are unquestionably the world’s greatest fans. They are very loyal and very rabid. And I had the time of my life when I played in front of them.”― Bart Starr

“I’ve been the luckiest football player ever.”― Bart Starr

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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