Louis Leo "Lou" Holtz (born January 6, 1937) is a former American football player, coach, and analyst. He served as the head football coach at The College of William & Mary (1969–1971), North Carolina State University (1972–1975), the University of Arkansas (1977–1983), the University of Minnesota (1984–1985), the University of Notre Dame (1986–1996), and the University of South Carolina (1999–2004), compiling a career record of 249–132–7. Holtz's 1988 Notre Dame team went 12–0 with a victory in the Fiesta Bowl and was the consensus national champion. Holtz is the only college football coach to lead six different programs to bowl games and the only coach to guide four different programs to the final top 20 rankings. Holtz also coached the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL) during the 1976 season. Over the years, the slender, bespectacled Holtz has become known for his... More
Lou Holtz Quotes
Lou Holtz #Best
Do right. Do your best. Treat others as you want to be treated.
Lou Holtz #Experience
I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it.
Lou Holtz #God
I can't believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary.
Lou Holtz #Good #Humor
The problem with having a sense of humor is often that people you use it on aren't in a very good mood.
Lou Holtz #Sports
I look at athletes in all sports and try to picture what kind of football player they'd be, what position they'd play and so on.
Lou Holtz #Nature
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
Lou Holtz #Learning
I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions.
Lou Holtz #Work
See, winners embrace hard work.
Lou Holtz #Work
When I work a game as an analyst, all I do is look at the game like a coach.
Lou Holtz #Morning
If you're bored with life - you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things - you don't have enough goals.