by Tom Swift

Dick Vermeil: “I mellowed. I realized I needed to discipline the things that made a difference, and let the things that don’t matter go.”

David Maraniss (on Vince Lombardi): “He was brilliant at mixing hate with love.”

Bill Parcells: “I could not pretend to be someone else. I had to be what I was.”

-Jack Dickey, “Flag Football,” Sports Illustrated, 12-26-2016