John Madden Quotes

Even though there are only nine John Madden quotes here, they are still typical of what you hear from John on radio and TV.

John Earl Madden was a successful winning coach. As the head coach of the Oakland Raiders he won Super Bowl XI on January 9, 1976, against the Minnesota Vikings at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California.

He has had great success off the gridiron as well. He has worked as a commentator on Monday Night Football (ABC), Sunday Night Football (NBC), and ESPN. His ACE Hardware commercials are always interesting.

John was born on April 10, 1936.

I trust you will enjoy these short John Madden quotes. He is one of the best!

If you see a defense team with dirt and mud on their backs they've had a bad day.
-John Madden

Coaches have to watch for what they don't want to see and listen to what they don't want to hear.
-John Madden

Don't worry about the horse being blind, just load the wagon.
-John Madden

Every time I go to the theater, there's something about the atmosphere, seeing something unfold live in front of an audience, that you can't get out of your system.
-John Madden

I think comparisons are odious.
-John Madden

The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.
-John Madden

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

When your arm gets hit, the ball is not going to go where you want it to.
-John Madden

The only yardstick for success our society has is being a champion. No one remembers anything else.
-John Madden

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