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Woody Hayes Quotes (Official Thread)

Discussion in 'Buckeye Football' started by BrutusBobcat, Feb 3, 2005.

  1. anyone who ever saw a woody practice knew well woody wasnt afraid to kick his players butt's, literally...
     
  2. Steve19

    Steve19 Watching. Always watching. Staff Member

  3. Just out of curiousity, why are we blatantly stealing from another site? I know it is a free site, but it is still their stuff, right?
     
  4. BUCKYLE

    BUCKYLE Washed

    Woody's quotes belong to everyone.
     
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  5. vioravis

    vioravis Freshman

    The reason I started this thread was to put all of Woody's great quotes in one place. I am also providing the reference link for each message. If the Mods feel that this is not proper, please feel free to delete this thread.

    Bucknuts.com - Morning Woody Quote: May 6

     
  6. Bleed S & G

    Bleed S & G Taking Crazy Pills

    If you would have ran a search - a thread with the exact same title already exsits here: http://www.buckeyeplanet.com/forum/buckeye-football/10023-woody-hayes-quotes.html

    Theres a website linked there FULL of quotes from the old man, start c & p those over here too please :tongue2:
     
  7. Bleed S & G

    Bleed S & G Taking Crazy Pills

    Looks like the thread I linked got deleted - can anyone post the link that was in that thread I wanted to go back to that website and pull a quote out for a marine buddy

    EDIT: Nevermind - I found the link..

    http://gosu02.tripod.com/id34.html
     
  8. OHSportsFan

    OHSportsFan Fan of Ohio Sports in Indy

    Reading these quotes/stories makes me sad to have never lived through his era.

    Those "good 'ol days" seem so distant as well. The game has gotten too big for people to recognize the kid's in equation. Woody saw the college kid's for who they were and took care of them in ways I can only imagine. He was a great man.

    Kuhn eating glass, while a punter/recruit is in a bar on a campus visit? Just won't happen anymore...:(

    :wink:

    These quotes are great.
     
  9. Bestbuck36

    Bestbuck36 Urban Renewal Project

    "Anything that comes easy aint worth a Damn!"
     
  10. RuGettinIt

    RuGettinIt Have A Nice Day

    Check out the book "Quotable Woody" by Monte Carpenter.....every Buckeye should have it....
     
  11. vioravis

    vioravis Freshman

    Bucknuts.com - Morning Woody Quote: May 7

     
  12. vioravis

    vioravis Freshman

    Bucknuts.com - Morning Woody Quote: May 8

     
  13. vioravis

    vioravis Freshman

  14. vioravis

    vioravis Freshman

    Bucknuts.com - Morning Woody Quote: May 9

     
  15. ScriptOhio

    ScriptOhio Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.

    Great "Woody Story" On Bucknuts Today

    Quote of the day for July 9, 2008:

    "Everyone knows that Woody was famous for his practice eruptions. My first year when I was a sophomore -- remember that freshmen could not play back then -- on a Thursday afternoon, we were practicing for The Game. Michigan. We were practicing punt returns. Back then it was standard to employ two return men, and I was one of them. The other was Matt Snell. Now, it was a whale of a windy day. Matt went to field this punt, and it was blowing so hard, there was no way he could catch it. He dropped the punt. "Woody came running down the field, and he referred to us as 'jackasses.' This was Michigan week, so everything had to be right. So we lined up and did it again. Matt said, 'You take this one.' So I dropped it, too. Woody was beside himself. This was the week before my 19th birthday, and Woody came running down the field, ripped off his hat, and started jumping up and down on it. Then he ripped it apart at the seams. I was thinking, 'Wow, how could he be that angry to rip that hat apart at the seams like that?'
    "Now fast-forward to 20 years after that day. A friend of mine who worked for an NFL team would go to Ohio State to scout players. He always spent time with Woody. One day, they were talking for about an hour and Woody got up and said he had to get ready for practice. He reached in his desk and there were about a dozen of those black hats with the Block "O." He grabbed one and grabbed a razor blade and started to slit the seams. He wanted it to be ready in case he needed it to prove a point. It took 20 years, but I found out how he ripped that hat apart so easily."
    Paul Warfield, from the book "What It Means to Be a Buckeye" by Jim Tressel and Jeff Snook


    Bucknuts.com - Morning Woody Quote: July 9
     

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