Jerry Kramer Best Quotes

Gerald Louis “Jerry” Kramer (born January 23, 1936) is an American former professional football player, author and sports commentator, best remembered for his 11-year National Football League (NFL) career with the Green Bay Packers as an offensive lineman. As a 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m), 245-pound (111 kg) right guard, Kramer was an integral part of the famous “Packer Sweep”, a signature play in which both guards rapidly pull out from their normal positions and lead block for the running back going around the end. Kramer was an All-Pro five times, and a member of the NFL’s 50th anniversary team in 1969, but surprisingly, even after appearing on the list of finalists ten times since becoming eligible, has not been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was rated No. 1 in NFL Network’s Top 10 list of players not in the Hall of Fame. Enjoy Jerry Kramer’s best quotes below.

“College was especially sweet because of the positive, hopeful atmosphere of a college campus.”
“Normally, if you go through a game without attracting attention, you are doing a hell of a job.”
“My whole life has been one of seeking experience.”
“Probably the best part of my life has been watching the kids play their games.”
“It is something that most parents hope for in life: That their children will be moderately successful, polite, decent human beings. Anything on top of that is something you have no right to hope for, but we all do.”
“Old #64 chose… a gentle jog, fast enough to prove I was alive, slow enough to savor the cheers. They washed over me. They warmed me. I knew I could live without them but I loved them.”
“In November, 1964 when I was a patient at the Mayo Clinic I though seriously about killing myself.”
“The whole book experience was a look into another world, the world of Gore Vidal and Norman Mailer.”
“Then to have your baby playing at the school you played at and having him play well is a special treat.”
“There’s a great deal of love for one another on this club. Perhaps we’re living in Camelot.”
“To have that kind of ovation, that happens very seldom for a lineman.”
“We will pay any price that we are instructed to. But the money has to come from somewhere.”
“When the game is over it is really just beginning.”

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