We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Andrew Luck Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I do know it’s great to have a support from a fan base of a team. Football is such a team game, such a team aspect to it… Good things happen, the praise is spread around; and bad things happen, usually it’s not just one person’s fault.
I’m not afraid to say I’m competitive.
He’s been so successful, arguably the best quarterback ever to play the game. If you were trying to follow his footsteps, it would be incredibly difficult. I’d go crazy if I woke up every day and tried to compare myself to Peyton Manning.
I stay away from straight bench; all the work I do is with dumbbells to protect my rotator cuffs. Then I’ll do a bunch of different pull moves like inverted rows before finishing with some simple internal or external rotations with a band to strengthen my shoulder.
Biggest lesson I learned my first year in the NFL is no one gives a crap about what you did last week. This league is about what have you done for me now. That’s the NFL. It’s also our culture. So you keep working hard because that’s the biggest truth about football.
I think leadership is most effective when it’s your own personality. But I feel like it’s a natural progression as a quarterback, as well.
I think there’s a lot to be learned from your teammates and older guys around you. And there are many ways to lead. You don’t have to change your personality to be a leader.
I’m definitely a football fan, so I try to stay up with how teams are doing, and you end up getting a lot of buddies that play on certain teams. I wouldn’t say I watch too much of other quarterbacks.
I don’t like candy bars. I eat the big rectangular bars. You know – anything between 85 and 50 percent cocoa.
It’s hard not to follow other careers of NFL quarterbacks in the 24/7 news-at-your-fingertips society we live in.
It’s usually my mom who gets on me about my facial hair. I can’t grow a good mustache, so I guess it’s just a neck beard. I just have trouble growing up there.
It’s none of our business, the sexual preference of people. So, I hope if someone’s thinking about it, that if they do come out as gay and are a professional football player, and it makes them happy, and it makes their life easier, then I think they should do it.
I always appreciated my dad coming outside and playing with us – or my mom – and being a part of the game we were playing or refereeing it or just being outside. That was fun for us, and it was very encouraging.
I don’t know how old my phone is, but it was only $10. It is a nice subconscious way of not having the Internet at your fingertips… e-mail, Twitter or Facebook.
I like being able to walk or ride my bike to restaurants and do different things.
I’m a big fan of historical fiction stuff. Historical battles – ‘Gladiators,’ ‘The Patriot.’
Make working out the centre band of core and hips a priority during any training session. As a sportsman, it’s the key to any movement and the source of most of your power.
To me, breakfast is my most important meal. It’s often the meal you play a game on. I make sure I have oatmeal, milk, and fruit. It’s the fuel you use to hopefully do your best, so eating right is a big part of being a professional athlete. I wish I paid more attention to it earlier in my life.
I drink a lot of Body Armor – it’s a sports drink. It offers great hydration, and it’s the best before/after drink for workouts. Orange mango is my favorite. Strawberry banana is a close second.
I realize that as the quarterback, you have to assume some sort of leadership role because you have to talk in the huddle on every play, and you’re essentially giving out orders to the team. But in my mind, I have to prove myself on the field before I can start asserting a leadership role.
I was lucky enough at Stanford to have Vic Fangio as the defensive coordinator for a year, and then Jason Tarver.
Whether I’m on or off the field, I know the importance of getting enough sleep and starting the day with a wholesome breakfast like oatmeal made with milk and fruit.
I wouldn’t say you worry about your health when you run. I would say a quarterback as an obligation to protect yourself as a runner, whether it’s getting out of bounds, sliding or getting down, whatever it might be.
I think I feel fortunate to have been very well educated in terms of strength and training while I was at school at Stanford, and I think our strength coaches here on the Colts do a great job. A big part of being able to withstand hits is making sure that you’ve got a good base.
I just grow a terrible mustache, so I try to use my neckbeard as a substitute. And when I get lazy, I don’t shave that often.
My number one focus is and will always be football. I wanted to make sure that companies I partner with not only respect that, but also make sense and are quality products. I think Klipsch is synonymous with quality in the sound industry, so it was a natural partnership.
My acting chops are awful.
The Nike Fuel Band is interesting – it measures your movements and how far you’ve walked and how hard you’ve worked that day. I prefer using when I travel. It’s a fun way to see how far I’ve walked – how many steps I’ve taken when I’m walking around different cities.
When I grew up, my father taught us the value of hard work. He wanted us to enjoy ourselves, but he also wanted to know what it took to be successful. He coached a lot of our sports teams growing up. We weren’t very good, but we learned about hard work and enjoying life and your teammates.
I was always impressed by how much my dad went out in the yard and played with me and my siblings when we were kids. I’m sure he was tired coming back from work, since he traveled a lot. But he always took time out of his day to go out in the yard.