Lou Holtz Quotes (31 quotes)
“Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”
Paraphrase. Source: Winning Every Day, Lou Holtz, HarperCollins, 2009 - ISBN: 9780061757594. Often attributed to Raymond Chandler.
“A lifetime contract for a coach means if you're ahead in the third quarter and moving the ball, they can't fire you.”
As reported in: "What They Said in 1978: The Yearbook of World Opinion" (1979), p. 459
As quoted in "Sportswit" (Ballantine Books, 1986) by Lee Green, p. 113
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsLou Holtz
Born: January 6, 1937 (age 82)
Bio: Louis Leo Lou Holtz is a retired American football coach, and active sportscaster, author, and motivational speaker. He served as the head football coach at The College of William & Mary, North Carolina State University, the University of Arkansas, the University of Minnesota, the University of Notre Dame, and the University of South Carolina, compiling a career record of 249 132 7.
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