With No. 1 Alabama playing No. 10 Arkansas Saturday, it should be a heck of a ball game. Alabama may have to draw inspiration from their legendary coach, Bear Bryant.
Five great quotes by and about Bear Bryant
1. "I don't hire anybody not brighter than I am. If they're not brighter than I am, I don't need them."
-- on hiring assistant coaches
2. " 'bout all I did was stick with it."
-- on winning his 315 game and passing Amos Alonzo Staggs to become college football's all-time winningest coaches
3. "The Bear can take his and beat yours and take yours and beat his."
-- Jake Gaither, former Florida A& M coach
4. "It's kind of hard to rally around a math class."
-- on the role football plays in college life
5. "It's the one where the player pitches the ball back to the official after scoring a touchdown."
-- Bear Bryant, asked to describe his favorite play
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