Top 82 motivating Ezekiel Elliott Quotes that will motivate to win

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Ezekiel Elliott is a professional National Football League (NFL) player and plays for the Dallas Cowboys. He already played with Dallas Cowboys from 2016 till now and waiting for a permanent contract. He played college football at Ohio State, through which he earned second-team All-America honors in 2015. He got a chance to be enlisted by the Cowboys fourth overall in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Talking about his early age, he was born in Alton, Illinois. He is from a family who was engaged in athletes. His mother, Dawn Huff was a high school state champion in three sports, but later she had attended the University of Missouri and running track there. Likewise, his father was a linebacker for the Missouri football team and CEO of Fifth Down Enterprises. His grandfather was also a player who used to play for Drake University

Ezekiel Elliott with his parents
Ezekiel Elliott with his parents

He is the beast, and his contribution to the football industry is infinity. Here, in this article, I am presenting his top 82 motivating quotes that will inspire all of his fans to win and reach destiny.

“I just like the ball in my hands whether I’m running it or catching it.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“The NCAA has its rules. It’s our job to abide by them.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“Trust your landmark and run through the smoke. It’s going to open up eventually.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I’m not going to change; I’m going to keep grinding. I’m going to do all I can to win.”― Ezekiel Elliott

5th of 82 Ezekiel Elliott Quotes

“When we go out there, we have fun, but we get to work, and I think we’re at our best when we’re having fun. Having fun is key.”― Ezekiel Elliott    

“The best way to learn is getting out there, getting reps, and making mistakes.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I live for the high expectations.”― Ezekiel Elliott    

“Ohio means a lot to me. Kinda like a second home, just the memories I have here and the fans I made while at Ohio State with the things that I accomplished at that great university.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I understand what’s expected of me. I understand the lineage for the running back position of the Dallas Cowboys.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“Nobody’s expectations are going to be more than mine.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I wouldn’t say I’m a victim of high expectations. The expectations are going to be there.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“The more you see, the more you’re going to learn. Just got to take advantage of the opportunity and get ready to play ball.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“You can’t win every game, so I’ve just got to get back to work and get better next week.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I obviously love to run the ball.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“If we go out there, and we play well and win football games, all the good stuff will come with it. It’s not my job to worry about something I can’t control.”― Ezekiel Elliott

Top 69 Pat McAfee Quotes

“Notre Dame was my dream school growing up. But in recruiting, they had some other plans, what position they wanted me to play.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I wasn’t going to play on defense in college.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I am tired of hearing about Coach Harbaugh; I think he needs to get in check with reality because, at the end of the day, you can’t talk smack about a rivalry when you haven’t won a rivalry game. You got to win ballgames to be able to talk behind it.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“What’s a priority is going out there and winning ballgames every week.”― Ezekiel Elliott

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“Winning the Super Bowl would be way more special than the rookie rushing record.”― Ezekiel Elliott   

“I’m a guy who can play all three downs, and I excel in all areas of the game.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I think I’m a guy who’s going to work and work hard from Day 1, and I think I’m a guy who brings a lot of versatility to the position.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I’m a guy who expects a lot from himself.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I’m just trying to go out each week and get better. I just have to be patient, and it’s going to happen.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“The criticism is what I expect, honestly, because I’m criticizing myself every day when I come in here and watch that film. I’m trying to get better.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I have a lot of great players around me. I have the best O-line in football. It’s what’s expected.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“It’s always great to get more reps.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“With every rep, you’re going to get better.”― Ezekiel Elliott

Ezekiel Elliott on field
Ezekiel Elliott on field

“It would be special, just to know I had the best rookie season a running back has had in this league, especially a record that’s been however old it is.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“You definitely have to think of the perception of things before you actually do certain things. It may not seem like it’s a big deal to you yourself, but there’s a bigger picture.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“You can’t really sit around when you’re sore. You’ve got to get up and work all that lactic acid out.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“That’s something I kind of started Week 1, so when it got to where I’m getting a little beat up, I have a routine already for getting my body back together. Just getting in the cold tank, making sure you’re getting massages.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I think I probably have one of the easiest jobs in America. I get to run behind the best O-line in America.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I feel blessed. All the great running backs that have come through Ohio State – Archie Griffin, Eddie George, Beanie Wells – I’m happy that I was able to carry on that lineage this season.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I’m a versatile guy. I’m a third-down back.”― Ezekiel Elliott

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“I’ve given it all from my combine to my pro day to my meetings with teams.”― Ezekiel Elliott   

“To me, a good running back is a good defense. A good running back helps you keep your defense off the field.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I’ve worked on my game, and I don’t think it has any holes, no weaknesses. I say that with humility because you can always work to get better. But I run inside, I run outside, and I’m just not a guy you have to take off the field for certain packages.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I’m a guy that can play three downs. You don’t have to take me off the field. I value blocking.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I think I have great hands out of the backfield.”― Ezekiel Elliott

Top 35 Brian Banks Quotes

“I think I’m a guy who is going to come in and work hard from Day One.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I think at Ohio State, we’re professional athletes in Columbus.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“There’s only one professional team in Columbus, the Blue Jackets, but Ohio State is a football state.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I think I’ve been doing a good job of just making sure that I’m taking care of my body.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I just don’t like how long the jersey is. I don’t like to tuck it in, so I like to tuck it up under.”― Ezekiel Elliott

Ezekiel Elliott with his precious award
Ezekiel Elliott with his precious award

“I want to go play behind that great offensive line they have down in Dallas.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I think I do deserve more than 11 carries. I think I really do.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“We should be able to have a little more fun. I think it’s entertainment to the fans.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I think they’re taking a little bit of the fun out of this pro game.”― Ezekiel Elliott

50th of 82 Ezekiel Elliott Quotes

“I think actually it’s kind of sad because something I looked forward to just getting to the NFL growing up was just being able to have more fun, the rules loosen up, being able to celebrate.”― Ezekiel Elliott   

“This is a physical game, and that’s how you have to play. When you do that, the defense eventually gets tired of tackling you.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“Whoever wins MVP, whoever wins whatever those awards are, that’s not my decision.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“My job is to go out there and play football. My job is to go out there and win football games.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“We’ve talked before what is important is week in, week out, getting wins and getting better.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“Witten was my guy. I stayed in Wit’s hip pocket and did everything I could to learn from him, learn how to be a pro.”― Ezekiel Elliott

124 Motivating Gary Lineker Quotes

“It should be about this team, and it should be about these guys. It should be about our relationship. It shouldn’t be about records.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“In playoff football, you’ve got to be physical. You’ve got to run the ball.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“It just helped going to work every day, knowing that you’re going to work with guys that believe in you; you’re going to work for guys that believe in you. You want to perform for them.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“You kinda got to embrace expectations, but it’s not something I pay attention to.”― Ezekiel Elliott

Ezekiel Elliott with Dak Prescott
Ezekiel Elliott with Dak Prescott

“Once you make a mistake, it’s kind of in your head what you need to do and what exactly is going on.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“Once you make that first mistake, it kind of clears up everything, and everything can come to you.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I’m a competitor.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I hate to lose more than I love winning, and I’m coming to Dallas to win a Super Bowl.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“The money between the first pick and the 10th pick – that’s a big difference! That’s like a $10-million-dollar difference.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“That’s just how I live my life. That’s how I was raised: to demand excellence out of myself.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“We want to play a physical game and impose our will on people.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“You don’t want to attack one game more than another.”― Ezekiel Elliott

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“You can’t go out and press. That’s when you’re going to make mistakes. Just act like you’ve done it before.”― Ezekiel Elliott   

“I think it’s just a chemistry thing, feeling each other out. The more you play with each other, the better it’s going to be.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I’m going to go out there and do what I do and play football, and everything will work out.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“Honestly, the type of runner I am, I’m a physical guy, and I try to set the tone early in the game, so you’re going to see it a lot in the first and second quarter.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I’m going to finish my runs hard, and I’m going to try to set the tone.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“Honestly, when I’m out there, I really don’t even think about them as guys with names. I look at them as numbers.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“The way I approach things is that I’m a physical player.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“Every play, I’m trying to get as many shots on the opposing team as I can, so when you get to the fourth quarter, they obviously don’t want to be on the field anymore.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“During the game, there has to be a moment where you have to set the tone. You have to let them know that you’re a physical player.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“When you let those defensive backs know that you’re a physical player, they don’t really want to tackle. That’s it. That’s why you see me get a hurdle every game. Those guys don’t want to tackle me when I get to the second level.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I take pride in being a jack of all trades.”― Ezekiel Elliott

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“I don’t think, as a player, I have a weakness on the field. I’ve done a great job of becoming good at everything, so I think that’s what separates me.”― Ezekiel Elliott   

“I’m a great pass catcher. I’m excellent in pass protection, which is the most important thing. You can’t play, you can’t get on the field if you don’t protect that franchise quarterback.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I’m a great inside and outside runner.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I’m focused on going out and winning ballgames. Focused on getting better with the team every week.”― Ezekiel Elliott



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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