33 Inspiring Bo Jackson Quotes 

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Bo Jackson has his full name Vincent Edward Jackson, an American retired professional baseball player and footballer. His versatility made him one of the greatest athletes of all time.

When he played college football for the Auburn Tigers, he won the Heisman Trophy. This achievement was received in 1985. Similarly, for Los Angeles Raiders, he played in the National Football League and Kansas City Royals, Chicago White Sox, and California Angels; he played in Major League Baseball. Later, he entered the College Football Hall of Fame in 1996.

He is a very famous player, and his following 33 quotes are popular as well. Do follow them for a positive result.

Bo Jackson on field
Bo Jackson on field

“Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.”― Bo Jackson

“If you have four years to complete your college education, do it.”― Bo Jackson

“I love going out and doing new things.”― Bo Jackson

“My favorite driver is always either the bad guy or the underdog.”― Bo Jackson

“If I miss anything about the sport, it’s the camaraderie of old teammates.”― Bo Jackson

“But now in this day and age, people are more prone to go out to try new things to enhance their performance on the field – to enhance their physical appearance.”― Bo Jackson

“I always wanted to be a pilot.”― Bo Jackson

8th of 33 Bo Jackson Quotes

“Whenever I wasn’t watching the planes, I was playing community baseball, football, or something like that.”― Bo Jackson

“I would say my greatest achievement in life right now – my greatest achievement period is – and I’m still trying to achieve it – is to be a wonderful father to my kids.”― Bo Jackson

“I also tell them that your education can take you way farther than a football, baseball, track, or basketball will – that’s just the bottom line.”― Bo Jackson

“Don’t sell yourself short because without that you can’t go far in life because after sports the only thing you know is sports and you can’t do anything else with that.”― Bo Jackson

“I am a firm believer in if you can’t get it the old fashioned way, you don’t need it.”― Bo Jackson

“Back before I injured my hip, I thought going to the gym was for wimps.”― Bo Jackson

“I was a pitcher, shortstop, and outfielder, and the Yankees tried to sign me out of high school as a first-round draft pick in 1981. I turned them down to go to college.”― Bo Jackson

“First of all, I really never imagined myself being a professional athlete.”― Bo Jackson

“I have been a fan all my life, but now I have been out of football for over 10 years, and out of baseball for a little over six years and I don’t go to games.”― Bo Jackson

Bo Jackson with Heisman Trophy
Bo Jackson with Heisman Trophy

“I guarantee you that’s what Jeff Gordon does. He uses everything the fans throw at him to stoke his fire and it drives him to be better at what he does.”― Bo Jackson

“You have a lot of people on the run and really don’t have time to sit down and eat a balanced meal.”― Bo Jackson

“My workout was running down fly balls, stealing a base, or running for my life on the football field.”― Bo Jackson

20th of 33 Bo Jackson Quotes

“I’ve taken up golf in the past five or six years, and most of the time there aren’t too many people out there that can drive a ball further than I can.”― Bo Jackson

“It occurred to me in my junior year of high school. I got my first letter from a big college. I still have that letter to this day – a letter from Indiana.”― Bo Jackson

“I have no problem with my hips – I can still do the things that I used to do. I can run, I’m just not the fastest person on the field anymore.”― Bo Jackson

“So you have to be more mentally focused in baseball.”― Bo Jackson

“I hate to blow my own horn, but I gave a lot of people fits.”― Bo Jackson

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“As a 9th grader, I competed with the high school kids and out of 600 people, I finished 10th.”― Bo Jackson

“I was always active – I went from baseball to football. I didn’t have time to work out.”― Bo Jackson

“I was the type of guy that used to get up in the morning and go out and just out run everybody on the field without stretching or warming up or anything.”― Bo Jackson

“So, I got a lot of recruitment letters from track.”― Bo Jackson

“Being the 8th out of 10 kids, and being the one that stayed in trouble, I sort of became a momma’s boy.”― Bo Jackson

“I’ve always played with kids that were five, six, seven years older than me.”― Bo Jackson

“In baseball, I was a pitcher, which I hated because there was no action there.”― Bo Jackson

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“Really, it’s not harder to train for them because once baseball starts you play everyday almost.”― Bo Jackson

“So, baseball is probably more physical of the two mentally.”― Bo Jackson

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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