Best Quotes of Nicholas Edward Foles

Nicholas Edward Foles is the full name of one of the most well-known American football quarterbacks, Nick Foles. He played professional football for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League and college football for Arizona.

In the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft, he was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles. He is now widely considered the greatest football player of all time.

Here are some of his inspiring quotes.

“You always want to know, What makes a team great? It’s the relationships. It’s when you take the field, you actually care about each other. And when you care about each other, you play harder, and you trust the guy next to you.”― Nick Foles

“Third-string quarterbacks, fourth-string quarterbacks – they get their opportunities, and they shine.”― Nick Foles

“My mom and dad both worked when I was little… My mom, her mom died when she was 11, so she had a rough childhood as well. She put herself through college in three years at the University of Texas – while working a job to pay for it.”― Nick Foles

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“I think when you look at a struggle in your life, just know that’s just an opportunity for your character to grow.”― Nick Foles

“I loved my time in Philadelphia. I loved the fanbase, the people, and they will tell you the same thing.”― Nick Foles

“The grass isn’t always greener on the other side.”― Nick Foles

“Nobody aspires to be a backup. And although I take great pride in the supporting roles I’ve played in both Philadelphia and Kansas City, part of me still cringes every time I hear myself described that way. Not only is it limiting and one-dimensional, it doesn’t come close to describing who I really am.”― Nick Foles

“On a daily basis, I have to fight the internal battle to keep my priorities straight.”― Nick Foles

“If something is going on and you are struggling, embrace it. You are growing.”― Nick Foles

“You’ve got to let your talents shine and play and trust the guys you play with.”― Nick Foles

“I do like Uggs.”― Nick Foles

“We’re all human; we all have weaknesses.”― Nick Foles

“I know when I listen to people speak and they share their weaknesses, I’m listening, because I can resonate.”― Nick Foles

“I’m not perfect.”― Nick Foles

“Having a child, that’s huge. I get to go home and hug my daughter. That’s the greatest thing in the world.”― Nick Foles

“My dad was a great athlete growing up, and he could never fulfill his dreams of playing professional baseball.”― Nick Foles

“When you are having a rough day… you think you are failing. But failure is a part of life. It’s about building character and growing.”― Nick Foles

“We might be in the NFL, but we still have our daily struggles.”― Nick Foles

“I’ve always tried to live in the moment.”― Nick Foles

“I want the ball in my hands, throwing the ball, making decisions.”― Nick Foles

“Carson Wentz, he’s always continuing to improve.”― Nick Foles

“I can’t do something unless my heart is in it.”― Nick Foles

“Coach Pederson is the one who drafted me. He was the only coach who flew down to Texas and worked me out. I was only worked out by one team, and that was by Coach Pederson… the Philadelphia Eagles took a chance on me.”― Nick Foles

“In sports, everything is a process.”― Nick Foles

“Throughout my career, I’ve always loved hitting deep shots over the top. A lot of times, those plays just come to you. You don’t want to force it.”― Nick Foles

“You could ask yourself, ‘Hey, when you were 20, are you the same person?’ You’re not. You may have the same values, you might look a little older, you might have some things that are the same, but your heart, everything about you, starts growing, changing – good or bad. It just depends on how you approach life.”― Nick Foles

“All glory to God.”― Nick Foles

“Getting all the things down game-management wise, that’s what I want to excel at.”― Nick Foles

“I know I have the ability to start, and I have the ability to play.”― Nick Foles

“I’ve been in games where execution hasn’t gone like you want it. The key is you remain confident because you know who you are.”― Nick Foles

“I just want to thank the good Lord for giving me the ability to play the game I love.”― Nick Foles

“I want to be a pastor in a high school.”― Nick Foles

“I can’t play football forever.”― Nick Foles

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“Now, to be a father, that changes everything.”― Nick Foles

“After my time with a certain NFL team, I wanted to retire.”― Nick Foles

“We’re professional athletes, and we have moments where we step back, and we have to think and assess everything in life.”― Nick Foles

“I wouldn’t be out here without God, without Jesus in my life.”― Nick Foles

“Third down is a big thing with a quarterback: pinpoint accuracy, making good decisions.”― Nick Foles

“I think, as a quarterback and a leader, it’s not necessarily what you do in the limelight. Obviously, you want guys handling themselves in an appropriate manner for the organization and the team, but you need to be who you are. If you’re a guy who does that and can be a leader, and naturally that’s what you want to do, awesome.”― Nick Foles

“I’m a laid-back Texas boy.”― Nick Foles

“I love my family, love being with them, and that’s what I stick to.”― Nick Foles

“I love the game of football, love getting better. My teammates know me, and I show them who I am in the locker room and don’t change on the field.”― Nick Foles

“I’m into scripture every day.”― Nick Foles

“I’m a Christian.”― Nick Foles

“I’ve wanted to be a starter ever since I was a little kid, so I wasn’t going to give up on that dream.”― Nick Foles

“I’ve never been great at social media.”― Nick Foles

“When I was in Kansas City and having a tough time in my career, I decided to go to seminary to continue my spiritual growth.”― Nick Foles

“Everyone knows I’m sort of goofy. Some guys are really serious when they play. I’m not.”― Nick Foles

“If you have to name me starting quarterback to go be a starting quarterback, then I probably have some issues I need to address.”― Nick Foles

“I think, as people, we deal with struggles.”― Nick Foles

“I have amazing teammates, amazing coaches around me, and all I have to do is go play as hard as I could and play for one another, play for those guys and not look at the scoreboard, not look at the time.”― Nick Foles

“That alleviates a lot of the pressure when you know every single guy is playing for each other.”― Nick Foles

“Any time you’ve played different sports – for me, it has always been basketball; that is an instinctual sport. You’re dribbling the ball, passing. I’m sure that has helped me a lot along the line with helping with my football instincts.”― Nick Foles

“That’s something that’s so often overlooked in this game – the dynamics of the locker room.”― Nick Foles

“I grew up in the restaurant business, and that’s always something I wanted to do.”― Nick Foles

“When you’re playing in the NFL, you can only do this for a short amount of time. Guys retire before they’re 30. If you play forever, you play into your 40s – and you’re still a young man with a lot of life left to live.”― Nick Foles

“I know that throughout my career, I haven’t always played great games.”― Nick Foles

“I shouldn’t have to come out and say, ‘Hey, I should be a starter again.’ There’s a lot of guys that say that, that shouldn’t be starters. The key is to go out on the field and lead your team to show people that, ‘Hey, this guy is a good guy in the locker room. He can lead a team. He did it on the field. He’s shown it.’”― Nick Foles

“I’m not living in the past.”― Nick Foles

“You keep adding things to your game. You never want to stay the same. You want to be consistent.”― Nick Foles

“Getting through the reads in an efficient manner. I don’t want to stay on receivers too long to where a bad decision is made.”― Nick Foles

“You just want to put the ball in play, whether I want to throw it downfield and it’s not there, so I check it down, and it’s a productive play and let the running back get a first down. Just keep the chains moving.”― Nick Foles

“I think with experience and age, you gain knowledge and wisdom.”― Nick Foles

“Since that moment in Houston where I fractured my collarbone, I’ve experienced a lot more experiences in the NFL than I had up to that point. A lot of them great, some of them not so great.”― Nick Foles

“I’m just a quarterback. I’m just who I am.”― Nick Foles

“It doesn’t matter if it’s first-, second-, third-, fourth-, fifth-string snaps – any time you get a snap and get to go out there and practice, you build a database of information.”― Nick Foles

“There’s always going to be a lot of distractions in the NFL – that’s just how it is; it’s on the biggest stage – but really focusing on what I have to do now to help my team win, help me be at my best physically when I’m out there on the field and mentally, because that will ultimately help my team no matter what role I’m playing.”― Nick Foles

“The thing I’ve always admired about Eagles fans is that it’s not fans; it’s family. It’s generational.”― Nick Foles

“Really focusing on what I have to do right now… no matter what role I’m playing – it alleviates everything around me and makes everything a lot more simple.”― Nick Foles

“I’m very fortunate to be playing, and I know that any given day could be the last. And I’ll be thankful for the time I have had to play this game. But I’m going to give my all every single day.”― Nick Foles

“I love everything about this city, Philadelphia.”― Nick Foles

“I don’t play for myself. I play for my teammates and play for the people that helped me get to where I am. I know they’re watching me every week, and I want to play for them. It’s just in my heart, and that’s who I am.”― Nick Foles

“Everything you do in life is a process that you work at it, and you can’t give up.”― Nick Foles

“I think the big thing with Philly is I have such a great relationship with all the personnel decision makers that if there ever does come a day where I am traded or something does happen, it’s going to be an open conversation.”― Nick Foles

“If you want to be a quarterback in this league or Pee-Wee, you’ve got to believe, ‘Hey, I’m the guy.’”― Nick Foles

“I’ve always held myself to high standards.”― Nick Foles

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