Russell Wilson Quotes.
I think to be a great quarterback, you have to have a great leadership, great attention to detail, and a relentless competitive nature. And that’s what I try to bring to the table, and I have a long way to go. I’m still learning, and I’m still on a constant quest for knowledge.
I ended up getting drafted by the Colorado Rockies on June 8, 2010 and the next day, my dad passed away, in June 9, 2010. So I’m at the biggest high of my life on June 8th. And the next day, June 9th, he’s gone.
Being a quarterback, the way I believe is there’s always so much room to improve. Any little detail. I always cut up the film and try to watch what I can improve on, whatever little detail it is.
I have high expectations of myself. I always have, always will. That will never waver. I always believe in my talent – always have.
I had this urge to play the game of football, because so many people – I shouldn’t say so many, a handful of people – said I couldn’t do it. For me, it was one of those things that I just believe in my talent that the Lord gave me, and I wanted to take advantage of it.
My height doesn’t define my skill set. To be a great quarterback, you have to have great leadership, great attention to detail and a relentless competitive nature – and I try to bring that on a daily basis.
Every day I wake up and thatвЂ™s my goal, to be on a constant quest for knowledge and do something different, being unique and being uncommon.
My thing is, and I’ve always been this way – to get to know as many people as I possibly can on a personal level, so that way, when you get on the football field, you’ve got your buddy right beside you, and you’re ready to go.
I remember my dad asking me one time, and it’s something that has always stuck with me: ‘Why not you, Russ?’ You know, why not me? Why not me in the Super Bowl? So in speaking to our football team earlier in the year, I said, ‘Why not us? Why can’t we be there?’
Honestly, being a 5’11” quarterback, not too many people think that you can play in the National Football League. And so for me, you know, I knew that my height doesn’t define my skill set, you know? I believed in my talent. I believed in what God gave me. I believed in the knowledge that I have of the game.
Every setback has a major comeback.
I used to beat up kids and bite kids and do stuff all the time.
When we are at the worst times of our lives, when we are battling with something, or struggles, whatever it may be, when we are at our highest point as well, when things are going really well, we want somebody to comfort us and be there for us and to say, ‘Well done.’ That’s Jesus!
Since I was in high school, I wanted to play professional football and professional baseball, be a two-sport star.
I believed that I could go to the Super Bowl and win multiple Super Bowls and do all of those things. I believe in that every day.
I’m here today because God has brought me here. Jesus has brought me here…I’m with an amazing team. I believe He perfectly placed me in the right spot at the right time.
I truly believe in positive synergy, that your positive mindset gives you a more hopeful outlook, and belief that you can do something great means you will do something great.
I try to do something physical every day. I don’t go heavy every day, though.
Always persevere, always have a great perspective, and always have great purpose in your life
Ultimately, I think authenticity is always key, no matter what you do in life. It’s also key to the branding side of things.
I had this urge to play the game of football because so many people said I couldn’t do it.
God is good all the time. Every time.