Florida Quotes

As good as we were, we didn’t win a National Championship until 1993, mainly because we kept losing to Miami on missed kicks. I used to get mad because nobody else would play Miami. Notre Dame would play them, then drop them. Florida dropped them. Penn State dropped them. We would play Miami and lose by one point on a missed field goal, and it would knock us out of the National Championship. I didn’t want to play them, either, but I had to play them. That’s why I said, ‘When I die, They’ll say, ‘At least he played Miami.’

“As good as we were, we didn’t win a National Championship until 1993, mainly because we kept losing to Miami on missed kicks. I used … Read More

I remember the first sermon I ever preached. I had four sermons. I preached them, all four in ten minutes. And that was the beginning, in a place called Bostwick, Florida, in northern Florida, in a little tiny church, and on a cold night, about 40 people. And I was so nervous.

“I remember the first sermon I ever preached. I had four sermons. I preached them, all four in ten minutes. And that was the beginning, … Read More

The dark night of the soul for me was one night in Florida, when I had been on the road for about four years and I realized that everybody around me was on my payroll, that my old friends hadn’t been in touch with me and my family didn’t know where to get me. I was a very unhappy guy and it was because I was really alone.

“The dark night of the soul for me was one night in Florida, when I had been on the road for about four years and … Read More