S: Denham Springs Yellow Jackets Youth Football 2011
FC: 2011 Yellow Jackets
1: "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." -Aristotle | Your Ticket to the Championship: Hard Work Drive Ambition Determination Passion
2: "Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I don't like that attitude. I can assure them it is much more serious than that." - Bill Shankly
3: The more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle. Arthur Unknown
4: It's not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts; it's what you put into the practice. -Eric Lindros
6: "If you train hard, you'll not only be hard, you'll be hard to beat." Herschel Walker
7: Sweat plus sacrifice equals success. -Charlie Finley
8: Austin Holstein #82 | The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we can. Robert Cushing
10: "It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog." Archie Griffen, two-time Heisman winner
11: "Run hard, be strong, think big!" Percy Cerutty
12: "Continuous effort -- not strength or intelligence -- is the key to unlocking our potential." Liane Cardes
13: CARTER HOLSTEIN #24 | 0 00 | 24 | 0
14: "...it takes physical toughness to create mental toughness...
15: "Train, don't strain." Arthur Lydiard
16: "There are no shortcuts to any place worth going." Beverly Sills
17: Set your goals high, and don't stop until you get there. - Bo Jackson
18: Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but is is to the one who endures that the final victory comes. | "Strength is a matter of a made up mind." John Beecher
20: "A man can't just sit around." Larry Walters
22: "Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in." Bill Bradley | "If you want more, you have to require more from yourself."
24: If you're a champion, you have to have it in your heart.
25: "Courage is not the absence of fear. It is being afraid but being able to control that fear so you are able to perform at your highest ability. That's what makes a champion." ---Cory Lester | "If you are ever going to achieve as much as you can in a sport, you are going to have to be willing to make a leap of faith to learn how much your body can handle." ---Meredith Rainey Valmon
26: Attitudes are contagious. Are yours worth catching? | Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
27: A champion is someone who gets up when he can't.
31: Childhood is a short season. Helen Hayes
32: "Spirit...has fifty times the strength and staying power of brawn and muscle." Unknown
34: Power is what you do... Character is who you are.
35: "Always do right --- this will gratify some and astonish the rest." Mark Twain
36: "It is better to give a lick than receive one. If anybody got in my way, I tried to run right through them." Bo Jackson
41: “Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.”
46: Friendship....is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you haven't learned anything.
48: "But it ain't about how hard you hit, it's about how hard you can get hit and keep movin' forward. How much you can take and keep movin' forward. That's how winning is done!"
50: "In short, in life, as in a football game, the principle to follow is: Hit the line hard; don't foul and don't shirk, but hit the line hard!"
51: J A C K E T S
53: "Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you." Satchel Paige
54: I don't make the rules, I only play the game.
55: "Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional."
56: There's a lot of blood, sweat, and guts between dreams and success. Paul Bryant
57: "The more I train, the more I realize I have more speed in me." Leroy Burrell
58: Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates. Magic Johnson
59: "The values learned on the playing field--how to set goals, endure, take criticism and risks, become team players, use our bodies, stay healthy and deal with stress--prepare us for life." ---Donna de Varona | "When you need a friend, you can always count on your teammates." ---Jim Brown
60: My own little rule was two for one. If one of my teammates got knocked down, then I knocked down two on the other team. Don Drysdale
61: "Victory isn't defined by wins or losses. It is defined by effort. If you can truthfully say, 'I did the best I could, I gave everything I had,' then you're a winner." ---Wolfgang Schadler
63: "If you train hard, you'll not only be hard, you'll be hard to beat." Herschel Walker
66: "When all is said and done, it's not the shots that won the championship that you remember, but the friendships you made along the way." ---Unknown
68: "Play like you're in first, but train like you're in second." ---Unknown | "Never underestimate the heart of a champion." ---Rudy Tomjanovich
70: "It doesn't take talent to hustle." ---H. Jackson Brown | 1 1 7 | 3
71: "The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime." Babe Ruth
72: "Strive to be the best you can be...focus, watch, listen, and learn. Try never to be satisfied with 'good enough'...and above all, love what you do--share that passion with others, and always stay humble. Nobody likes a 'big head' no matter how good you are." ---Robby Naish
75: "Great teams work harder after a tough loss." ---Ron Brown | "Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can." ---Richard Bach | "If you never lose then you can never appreciate the victories." ---Laura Twitchell
76: "Individual glory is insignificant when compared to achieving victory as a team." ---Dot Richardson
77: "Sportsmanship is not just about being nice. It is much more important than that. It's about realizing that you could not compete without an opponent and that she has the same goals as you." ---Stephanie Deibler