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Knute Rockne
Knute Rockne

Born in 1888 in Norway, Knute Rockne immigrated to the U.S. in 1893. Playing end for the University of Notre Dame football team, he and quarterback Gus Doria perfected the forward pass as an offensive tactic. He was named head coach of the Notre Dame team in 1919. During his 13 seasons as coach, he put together a 105-12-5 record including five undefeated seasons and three national champion…

Date of Birth: March 04, 1888
Date of Death: March 31, 1931


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"Let's win one for the Gipper." Knute Rockne
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"One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than fifty preaching it." Knute Rockne
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"Most men, when they think they are thinking, are merely rearranging their prejudices." Knute Rockne
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"One man practicing sportsmanship is better than a hundred teaching it." Knute Rockne
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"I've found that prayers work best when you have big players." Knute Rockne
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"The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team. As a coach, I play not my eleven best, but my best eleven." Knute Rockne
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"No star playing, just football." Knute Rockne
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"We count on winning. And if we lose, don't beef. And the best way to prevent beefing is – don't lose." Knute Rockne
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"Show me a good and gracious loser, and I'll show you a failure." Knute Rockne
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"Tell the public about the boys. They're the ones that do the work and they should get the credit. The people are interested in them, not me." Knute Rockne
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"Win this one for the Gipper" Knute Rockne
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"Football is a game played with arms, legs and shoulders but mostly from the neck up" Knute Rockne
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"At home we're the hosts, and I never liked the idea of being embarrased in front of our friends." Knute Rockne
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"Football is a game played with arms, legs and shoulders but mostly from the neck up." Knute Rockne
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"Four years of football are calculated to breed in the average man more of the ingredients of success in life than almost any academic course he takes." Knute Rockne
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"Generalities don't count and won't help you in football." Knute Rockne
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"I enjoy talking to my football men and my chemistry classes and I feel sure that they are quite interested in what I have to say." Knute Rockne
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"I'm getting sick and tired of doing anything half-way." Knute Rockne
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"We can all be geniuses because one definition of genius is the infinite capacity for taking pains." Knute Rockne
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"We count on winning. And if we lose, don't beef. And the best way to prevent beefing is - don't lose." Knute Rockne
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"When you were riding on the crest of a wave, youwere most likely to be missing out on something." Knute Rockne
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