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John Madden Quotes From the American Football Coach

If you enjoy the Madden NFL games, you’ll enjoy these John Madden quotes.

John Madden was an American football coach and commentator who lived from 1936 to 2021.

Known for coaching the Las Vegas Raiders from 1969 to 1978, Madden and the Raiders went to the playoffs eight times during his coaching career.

Madden led his team to a Superbowl win in 1977 when the Raiders beat the Minnesota Vikings 32-14.

Before Madden became a football coach, he was a football star himself.

Madden played football at multiple colleges in his younger years, including the University of Oregon and the College of San Mateo.

Madden started his coaching career in 1960 at Allan Hancock College when he became the assistant coach.

By 1962, Madden was promoted to head coach, which officially kick-started his coaching career.

Best of John Madden Quotes

There are a lot of coaches in the world, with only a small handful succeeding at the highest level. You can learn more about what set John Madden apart from the following quotes.

1. “Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.” – John Madden

2. “That’s the biggest gap in sports, the difference between the winner and the loser of the Super Bowl.” – John Madden

3. “Don’t worry about the horse being blind, just load the wagon.” – John Madden

4. “There’s so many kids who only know me from the video game.” – John Madden

5. “I think comparisons are odious.” – John Madden

6. “Coaches have to watch for what they don’t want to see and listen to what they don’t want to hear.” – John Madden

7. “You wouldn’t do something for a receiver to catch the ball if the quarterback couldn’t throw it.” – John Madden

8. “Jim Harbaugh has done a great job of coaching in the

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