Sporty Lewis: Is that a ghost I'm seeing? An apparition? Or is it James J. Braddock the Bulldog of Burgen?
Jim Braddock: Sporty Lewis, how ya doing?

Joe Gould: I got you another fight
Jim Braddock: Ha ha, go to hell.

Charles Billingsley: Can't hold on to the lamp, can't hold on to the football.
Don Billingsley: I can hold on to the football, Dad. Now get the hell out of here!

My mind's not right.

Mike Winchell

[to quarterback Mike Winchell] You're playing like the village idiot! You want people to think of you as the village idiot?

Coach Gary Gaines

Stop reading the news clippings. You're small and you're going to be smaller every week. There ain't going to be no growth spurt between now and the first game. You're going to use your minds! You're going to play with your heart! And that is what you're going to use to win the State Championship.

Coach Gary Gaines

Jennifer Gaines: Are we going to move again?
Sharon Gaines: No, honey.
Coach Gary Gaines: Possibly.

Reporter: Your dad played at Permian. What's it like to be the son of a local legend?
Don Billingsley: Next question.

Brian Chavez: We got to lighten up. We're 17.
Don Billingsley: Do you feel 17?
Mike Winchell: I don't feel 17.

Gentlemen, the hopes and dreams of an entire town are riding on your shoulders. You may never matter again in your life as much as you do right now.

Coach Gary Gaines

[half time speech] Perfection is being able to look your friends in the eye and know you did everything you could not to let them down.

Coach Gary Gaines

What am I gonna do if I can't play football? I'm not good at nothin'!

Boobie Miles

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