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46 Inspirational LaDainian Tomlinson Quotes (FOOTBALL)

Top 10 Most Famous LaDainian Tomlinson Quotes (BEST)

“Everything speeds up and it’s blurry for a minute. But you’ve got to have a little patience sometimes to just find a soft spot. There’s always a soft spot in the defense, and it’s your job to find it.”

LaDainian Tomlinson
I believe in working hard all the time. I have faith that working hard is going to get me where I want to go.
I believe in working hard all the time. I have faith that working hard is going to get me where I want to go.

“I guess the way I describe it is when basketball players talk about being in the zone and they feel like they can’t miss. That’s the way a running back feels when the game is in slow-motion. It feels like every cut is right, every run is going to be at least 10 yards. You see what the defense is doing. You know what they’re trying to do to you. It’s awesome.”

LaDainian Tomlinson
I don't worry about things I can't control.
I don’t worry about things I can’t control.
I take being a role model seriously.
I take being a role model seriously.

“I want to have a family and teach them the way to live their lives, pretty much the way I was raised, with a lot of love and the Lord. I want them to stay off the streets, and to have goals and dreams.”

LaDainian Tomlinson
I've been dealing with being overlooked my whole life.
I’ve been dealing with being overlooked my whole life.
Some people say I'm the best back in the NFL. That's what drives you You want everyone saying there's no doubt who's the best.
Some people say I’m the best back in the NFL. That’s what drives you: You want everyone saying there’s no doubt who’s the best.
I get stronger as the game goes on.
I get stronger as the game goes on.
I keep my eyes wide open. Because trouble is out there.
I keep my eyes wide open. Because trouble is out there.

3 Motivational LaDainian Tomlinson Quotes on Success

I run with heart and determination, and that's what you can't measure-heart.
I run with heart and determination, and that’s what you can’t measure-heart.
Whenever something good happens to me, I try-it may sound kind of bad-to think a little negative. I just always try to keep myself grounded.
Whenever something good happens to me, I try-it may sound kind of bad-to think a little negative. I just always try to keep myself grounded.
I know how to rebuild a team. I know how to step in and work hard.
I know how to rebuild a team. I know how to step in and work hard.

8 LaDainian Tomlinson Quotes on God and Spirituality

“My job is to let everybody know what I stand for and to let my light shine. I want to show others the way I live so that hopefully they follow. I can also tell about my experiences as a Christian so that I may help bring others to Christ.”

LaDainian Tomlinson
Over the years as I went through a lot more things, I've gotten closer and closer to God as far as praying a lot more, being into the Word.
Over the years as I went through a lot more things, I’ve gotten closer and closer to God as far as praying a lot more, being into the Word.
When I approach guys in certain situations and talk to them about Christ, they know that I'm speaking to them in a way that's real.
When I approach guys in certain situations and talk to them about Christ, they know that I’m speaking to them in a way that’s real.
Faith is a strong word in my life. That's one thing my mother has always stressed to me.
Faith is a strong word in my life. That’s one thing my mother has always stressed to me.
God has really blessed me with the ability to put me ahead of the class.
God has really blessed me with the ability to put me ahead of the class.
Faith is the biggest principle that the Bible teaches us.
Faith is the biggest principle that the Bible teaches us.
I make sure I always give Him all the glory and praise, because I know that in one second, one game, one play, it could be all over.
I make sure I always give Him all the glory and praise, because I know that in one second, one game, one play, it could be all over.
As long as you believe in Him, no matter what happens in your life, understand that it's all for a purpose.
As long as you believe in Him, no matter what happens in your life, understand that it’s all for a purpose.

10 LaDainian Tomlinson Quotes to Ponder

“Sometimes when you’re praised about something, sometimes it’s deserved, and sometimes it’s not deserved. Same thing with criticism. Sometimes the criticism is deserved, and sometimes it’s not deserved.”

LaDainian Tomlinson
I like to run fast but not drive.
I like to run fast but not drive.
People always say, and my family has said it to me, that you know who your real friends are when you're at your lowest point and you don't have a job or whatever.
People always say, and my family has said it to me, that you know who your real friends are when you’re at your lowest point and you don’t have a job or whatever.
You don’t have the same type of focus when you are undefeated.
You don’t have the same type of focus when you are undefeated.
I think the Patriots actually live by the saying, 'If you're not cheating, you're not trying.'
I think the Patriots actually live by the saying, ‘If you’re not cheating, you’re not trying.’
I'm inspired by my family, especially my mother.
I’m inspired by my family, especially my mother.
I'm an old-school guy.
I’m an old-school guy.
I voted for Barack Obama.
I voted for Barack Obama.
I don't have to go to the weight room. I don't have to go work out if I don't want to.
I don’t have to go to the weight room. I don’t have to go work out if I don’t want to.
I love Le'Veon Bell.
I love Le’Veon Bell.

13 LaDainian Tomlinson Quotes on Playing Football

“Every time I touch the ball, I think I’m going to go all the way. I think I’m going to score a touchdown. I’m the runner I am because I think that I’m going to go all the way every single time I touch the ball.”

LaDainian Tomlinson
I like to think of myself as the running LT. I like to run up the middle and wear defenses down. It's more exciting in between the tackles.
I like to think of myself as the running LT. I like to run up the middle and wear defenses down. It’s more exciting in between the tackles.

“I think at the end of the day, even though I didn’t win a Super Bowl ring, I felt like I backed them up for drafting me. I backed up the San Diego Chargers for picking me with the fifth pick.”

LaDainian Tomlinson
As football players, our bodies know exactly what time of year it is and what we need to be doing.
As football players, our bodies know exactly what time of year it is and what we need to be doing.
In the NFL, everyone's attacking, so you have to be quicker in your decisions.
In the NFL, everyone’s attacking, so you have to be quicker in your decisions.
It's brutal out on the football field.
It’s brutal out on the football field.
With my size and speed, my ability to make moves and great vision, I'm sometimes feel like it's an unfair advantage over the defense.
With my size and speed, my ability to make moves and great vision, I’m sometimes feel like it’s an unfair advantage over the defense.
I would love to spend my whole career in Scan Diego because I accept the challenge of turning this team around.
I would love to spend my whole career in Scan Diego because I accept the challenge of turning this team around.
I am just a player trying to do what I'm told.
I am just a player trying to do what I’m told.
The quicker you get acclimated to getting hit and being on the ground, it's better for you when the games start.
The quicker you get acclimated to getting hit and being on the ground, it’s better for you when the games start.
People may remember something I did on the field for a couple of days, maybe a week.
People may remember something I did on the field for a couple of days, maybe a week.
A lot of people may know my face and know that I'm a good player on the football field, but they probably don't really know me as a person.
A lot of people may know my face and know that I’m a good player on the football field, but they probably don’t really know me as a person.
Nobody wants to retire from football.
Nobody wants to retire from football.

2 LaDainian Tomlinson Quotes on Respect

You earn the respect of your peers that you play against, and they don't trash talk you.
You earn the respect of your peers that you play against, and they don’t trash talk you.
You've got to earn respect as life goes on.
You’ve got to earn respect as life goes on.

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