Booger McFarland’s Best Quotes

Booger McFarland is a former professional football player in the United States who played defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 1999 NFL Draft after playing college football at Louisiana State University.

Booger McFarland
Booger McFarland ( Source: Pinterest)

He was also associated with the Indianapolis Colts, with whom he won two Super Bowl rings during his career. Later in 2018 and 2019, he worked as a Monday Night Football analyst.

His quotes, which are listed below, will transform your life and way of life.

“Momma told me, ‘I’m going to town. Don’t touch the trash in the backyard,’ because we used to burn our trash. So I’m going to do mama a favor. I light the trash and go back inside to watch Ohio State and LSU play. And something said, ‘You know what, at halftime, go check on it.’ And fire is about 8 feet from the back door.”

“I watch all sports in some shape or form. When you grow up in a small town, sports becomes a form of you.”

“Our idea of fun wasn’t going to Disney World. It was, you want to play basketball, go outside, and make a goal. You want to play baseball? Take the old broom, take the handle off, take a tennis ball that we found somewhere, and go play baseball. We were forced to create things.”

“I never said I want to be the football guy. But when that opportunity started to become real, I said, ‘Okay, let’s see where this goes.’”

“When you criticize grown men, it’s a lot easier. They make millions of dollars. They should be able to handle it, especially if you do it in a truthful manner… I’m sure it stings, but my whole objective is to be honest.”

“I think Jalen Hurts is consistent enough.”

“Nothing motivates an 18-year-old like being disrespected.”

“What makes a three-man booth challenging is everybody’s gotta give up a little something. Right? Because normally you’d have one guy being the analyst, and he’s got the ability to go at his own pace and do everything and break down everything, but when you’ve got two people, somebody’s gotta give up a little something.”

“I like a guy with a little edge. I mean, I played with Warren Sapp.”

“If you want to go to a school with lower requirements, it doesn’t diminish the education.”

“Tennessee is a program that I thought had a lot of tradition. A program that I thought stood for something.”

“I do have a fear of heights.”

“I follow Texas A&M very closely, having worked with the SEC Network.”

“In my opinion, a lot of NFL broadcasts are not fun to watch.”

“These diva wide receivers want to go to the bathroom. As a defensive lineman, we didn’t go to the bathroom.”

“I think the NFL needs a more stringent policy when it comes to domestic violence. Make the punishment work.”

“I was a bad kid, getting into a lot of wild stuff.”

“I’m a little old-school.”

Booger McFarland
Booger McFarland ( Source: Pinterest)

“Like a good play-caller, a good TV guy, if you get going on a good conversation, you can ad-lib a little bit. You keep it going. Just like in a game, if you call a couple plays and they’re working, you come back to them.”

“I understand Pat Mahomes is off to a good start. I’m not ready to crown him four games into his career, but he’s definitely playing well.”

“My family can tell you I’m not really a guy that likes roller coasters. I don’t like going on Ferris wheels. I’ve got a six-feet rule; I like my feet no more than five, six feet from the ground at all times.”

“Now if anyone calls me Anthony, I usually don’t respond.”

“Playing defense, it was a tough job, but it was pretty simple: When the ball came off, get in the backfield and create havoc and find the ball carrier.”

“When I talk about football from a studio standpoint, I try to cut through the minutia and get to the point.”

“You watch guys talk about football, and you think that maybe it’s really easy, and it’s really not. Yeah, we’ve got the expertise because we played, but how you put that into a 30-, 45-second take and educate and entertain someone that’s watching?”

“Winning – when the game is big, that’s all that matters. There’s the hoopla, the halftime concerts, whatever. But people always remember who wins. They never remember who loses.”

“Quarterbacks will make plays; they always do. But I think the team that runs the ball the best will win.”

“Ohio State is an up and down team.”

“Every team has its weakness, and every team has its strength.”

“You can be a great defensive player, and if you don’t put up splash statistics, then you’re not going to get noticed.”

“I’ve always lived by a quote, ‘Your talent will make room for you.’ Whatever it is in life. I don’t care who you are. If you get an opportunity, your talent will make room for you.”

“Mike Greenberg and I are really good friends.

“The way I look at it is I try to take advantage of every opportunity I’ve got.”

“I’m a small-town kid from Winnsboro, La., who grew up not really being comfortable talking to people.”

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