We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Austin Seferian-Jenkins Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I want to be great at everything. I want to be the best at everything.
You have setbacks in your life, and adversity. You can be discouraged about it or have courage to get through it and be better.
I’ve played this game since I was in second grade, and there’s nothing more important to me than playing football.
I think I just need more time to refine my skills, and I can be a dominant pass rusher.
I had to go to jail, which was probably the most humbling thing I’ve ever had to deal with in my life.
I kind of knew. I said, ‘Yeah, I’m not going to be able to play in the NBA. That’s just not going to happen. Let that dream go.’
If you don’t do it the way coaches ask you to do something, and someone else does it the way it’s supposed to be done, that’s just natural life.
I’m Austin Seferian-Jenkins. He’s Tony Gonzalez. He’s the best tight end to ever play the game. So that’s a real strong comparison. I’m just going to do my job and leave the comparisons up to the coaches and the media.
When you lose things like football, which is the game I love – and this is the most important thing in my life – it really puts everything in perspective.
It’s one-of-a-kind, because some people would die to have the family I do.
I love Coach Koetter.
I’ve split out, played receiver, I’ve been a fullback, I’ve been in-line.
Ever since I was growing up, I knew I was going to play in the NFL. I never thought anything else.
I just want to be the best version of me.
I think that people that don’t really understand the game of football and are just fans that think people just show up on Saturday and go, I don’t think they understand the work that we put in here and what our schemes are and what we’re trying to do.
Granted, everybody is different, but I think it’s real important to know all the people that you are around, and how they operate their history, and things like that. You know where they are coming from a little bit, and you don’t insult them, or take something for granted.
I’m a player, the coaches coach.
I’m going to take full advantage of my opportunities.
I think guys that play basketball really understand how to go up and get a ball. Because in a rebound situation, you’ve got to go up and fight for a ball. Just boxing out. There are a lot of things that transfer.
I hold myself to a very high standard. But you’re going to make mistakes. You’ve got to erase it and move forward.
Foot work, hand-eye coordination. There’s a lot of things. If you just watch basketball, you can tell where it would help someone who’s receiving the ball.
Being 300-some pounds is not always healthy. You can say what you want about it, I don’t want to do it.
Quite frankly, I just want to be playing at the highest level of football. That’s the most important thing to me.
I’ve done everything I can at the University of Washington… I know I’m ready for the NFL.
I really have a love and passion for football. I enjoy basketball, but it’s not something I love. You have to let things go that are not for you.
I think people make a really big deal that I’m this big character-issue guy, and I’ve got red flags. I’m not.
I don’t want to try to sell myself or portray something that I’m not.
The idea that I can provide for my mother and play at the highest level in the world for football and compete against the best guys in the world – it’s a very exciting idea.
It’s not about me. I think people are too caught up with what I’m doing. It’s just numbers. I’m trying to win.
There’s a lot of people in this world, and it’s important to learn about them.
Texas is a great program. The respect they gave me was amazing.
I love my coaches. Coaches love me.
People in Seattle and Tacoma know who I am as a person, and I don’t think I am a character risk or have a character issue at all.
Once you get into the NFL, it doesn’t matter what draft pick you are, what round you are, if you’re undrafted or not. It’s football time again. The draft, all of that doesn’t matter anymore.
Preparation starts after the game before.
I want to be a dominant pass rusher. I think I can do that with my body type and my work ethic.
I don’t care what the depth chart is. I don’t care what I’m on. I’m going to enjoy it, and I’m going to seize every opportunity that I get, because that’s the most important thing.
Last time I checked, no one is perfect.
Every single day since Day 1, to Day 2, to Day 3, to Day 4, to Day 5, to Day 6, to Day 7 to Day 8, whatever day it is now, I’ve gotten better.
I’m not trying to get in good graces of anybody. I just want to be myself and be the guy that helps out in the community, because that’s who I am.
I fail every once in a while, but failing is your first attempt at learning. I’m not worried about it.
I need to take care of my mom and making sure she’s financially OK. She’s done so much for me, it’s the least thing I can do.
I’m really blessed to have an amazing family.
I love donating my time and serving other people. Just seeing the faces of people in need light up when they see you… There is no way I can put it into words. You feel like you did something right.