You learnt that, whatever you are doing in life, obstacles don't matter very much. Pain or other circumstances can be there, but if you want to do a job bad enough, you'll find a way to get it done.
Good luck is a residue of preparation.
I visualize things in my mind before I have to do them. It's like having a mental workshop.
Deacon Jones has been the most inspirational person in my football career.
Boy, I'll tell you, when the Rams drafted me No. 1, it surprised me. I was walking on air for days.
The disappointment of losing is huge.
Merlin really taught me how to concentrate, that you play each play as if it were the only play. And if you put all the plays together like that, then you'll come out on top.
He owned a service station, and I used to go there and piddle around - pump some gas, get in the way.
I think we all want to be remembered for what we did.
There are no opportune times for a penalty, and this is not one of those times.
Those opportunities to play in championship games are few and far between.
By that time I was thinking a little about pro ball and hopeful that someone would draft me.
I think my numbers speak for themselves.
But this was my chance to go to the Super Bowl. Nothing was going to stop me.
One day, though, I was asked if I'd like to go to the University of Florida and become a Gator.
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