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And opportunity doesn’t always come. I thought I should have had a head-coaching opportunity a long time ago. Called plays in the Super Bowl. Won the game. No phone calls.
I got to know Peyton Manning when he was a high school junior and I was the offensive coordinator at Mississippi State.
You learn a lot about human nature in a bar.
You never know about team speed until you get out there. You don’t know who is a slow learner. A kid may not be very bright or he may be real bright but he doesn’t know football. You’ve got to find out all those nuances and how they learn.
At 30 I thought I knew everything, and 30 years later I didn’t know anything.
There’s not one moment from my journey that I’d want to change. Everything happens for a reason.
I felt like Cleveland deserved a winner. They have the most loyal fans in the world. I just thought it was a goal of mine. Every time that job came open I tried to get it.
I think Chris Godwin is going to be close to a 100-catch guy, especially because I think he can play in the slot.
When I coached guys that I knew would be good coaches, I kind of push them.
I loved the three years I had in Cleveland, especially that playoff run with Timmy Couch and Kelly Holcomb. And obviously those great years in Pittsburgh.
We have to build that African-American offensive coordinator/quarterback coach that is going to be a head coach. I think that’s our job as head coaches – to find those guys.
I never want to be a father figure to my quarterbacks. I’ve got my own kids. I want to be the cool uncle you’d like have a drink with.
How do you stay married 47 years? You are probably apart 20 of them. You get fired, move to another job. She would raise the kids and come six months later. Just start all over again. New romance.
You can die at any moment doing anything. I mean, so why not do what you love to do. If I die on game day, have a drink. Celebrate.
I work hard, but I also play hard. Everyone needs balance in life.
To show my quarterbacks how much I believe in them, I let them pick their favorite plays that we’ll run in the game. On the nights before a game we’ll sit down in a hotel conference room and we’ll have six third-down calls for certain distances.
Both times I had cancer? Preventative medicine. Caught ’em both early. I’ll take physicals anytime I can get one.
My quarterbacks have to be a member of my family, and that has nothing to do with football. Trust is everything. We have to connect on a deep level in order to really be able to build something together.
Trust brings a higher level of communication and a higher level of commitment and accountability.
I was allergic to milk as a child. My older brother would always get a big glass and drink it in front of me all the time.