You learnt that, whatever you are doing in life, obstacles don't matter very much. Pain or other circumstances can be there, but if you want to do a job bad enough, you'll find a way to get it done.
Those opportunities to play in championship games are few and far between.
Deacon Jones has been the most inspirational person in my football career.
Boy, I'll tell you, when the Rams drafted me No. 1, it surprised me. I was walking on air for days.
I think we all want to be remembered for what we did.
Good luck is a residue of preparation.
I visualize things in my mind before I have to do them. It's like having a mental workshop.
By that time I was thinking a little about pro ball and hopeful that someone would draft me.
He owned a service station, and I used to go there and piddle around - pump some gas, get in the way.
I think my numbers speak for themselves.
The disappointment of losing is huge.
There are no opportune times for a penalty, and this is not one of those times.
Merlin really taught me how to concentrate, that you play each play as if it were the only play. And if you put all the plays together like that, then you'll come out on top.
But this was my chance to go to the Super Bowl. Nothing was going to stop me.
Football has been my life for as long as I can remember.
I don't talk much to offensive linemen in general.
It's unbelievable how many things I've learned from Merlin Olsen.
One day, though, I was asked if I'd like to go to the University of Florida and become a Gator.
The emotions of the game do not change.
The joy of winning is not as dramatic as the losses were, because I expected us to win.