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Jack Youngblood

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I visualize things in my mind before I have to do them. It is like having a mental workshop.

Jack Youngblood

It's unbelievable how many things I've learned from Merlin Olsen.

Jack Youngblood

One day, though, I was asked if I'd like to go to the University of Florida and become a Gator.

Jack Youngblood

He owned a service station, and I used to go there and piddle around - pump some gas, get in the way.

Jack Youngblood

You learn to kid around and joke and not take things too seriously because somehow its all gonna work out for the best - or you're gonna make it work out.

Jack Youngblood

I remember when I started in place of Deacon in last year's first game in San Francisco. felt like I was taking a part of him away.

Jack Youngblood

By that time I was thinking a little about pro ball and hopeful that someone would draft me.

Jack Youngblood

The people change, the cities change, but the competitive emotions of playing in those games, they don't change.

Jack Youngblood

I think we all want to be remembered for what we did.

Jack Youngblood

You have to be prepared for things like that and I think the coaches here have worked very hard getting us ready for everything under the sun.

Jack Youngblood

The disappointment of losing is huge.

Jack Youngblood

When you look at other defensive ends who have been inducted prior, you look at the hard numbers, and you do say, this is a subjective thing.

Jack Youngblood

You learnt that, whatever you are doing in life, obstacles don't matter very much. Pain or other circumstances can be there, but if you want to do a job bad enough, you'll find a way to get it done.

Jack Youngblood

Football has been my life for as long as I can remember.

Jack Youngblood

He took me under his wing when I first came to the Rams and taught me everything - his technique in the pass rush, how to play off blockers, and how to make the big play.

Jack Youngblood

Good luck is a residue of preparation.

Jack Youngblood

I think my numbers speak for themselves.

Jack Youngblood

The joy of winning is not as dramatic as the losses were, because I expected us to win.

Jack Youngblood

Those opportunities to play in championship games are few and far between.

Jack Youngblood

The emotions of the game do not change.

Jack Youngblood

Boy, I'll tell you, when the Rams drafted me No. 1, it surprised me. I was walking on air for days.

Jack Youngblood

Merlin really taught me how to concentrate, that you play each play as if it were the only play. And if you put all the plays together like that, then you'll come out on top.

Jack Youngblood

Sure enough, it wasn't long until I got a call, telling me I had a scholarship there. It was the only scholarship offer I had and, believe me, I jumped at it.

Jack Youngblood

Deacon Jones has been the most inspirational person in my football career.

Jack Youngblood

I don't talk much to offensive linemen in general.

Jack Youngblood
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