"There have been nine Super Bowls in New Orleans, and not all of them have brought the best of luck to NFL Films. We got robbed twice there, got food poisoning, and my hotel room was broken into on the day the Bears played the Patriots in January 1986."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Steve Sabol on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Steve Sabol on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Steve Sabol on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Steve Sabol on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Steve Sabol on Benjamin Franklin
"My Dad hated his job. He sold overcoats, but he wanted to make movies. He had a failed career working with the Ritz Brothers - they were like the Marx Brothers, only a tier below. I always had a picture in my mind of him in a straw hat."
"Look at a football field. It looks like a big movie screen. This is theatre. Football combines the strategy of chess. It's part ballet. It's part battleground, part playground. We clarify, amplify and glorify the game with our footage, the narration and that music, and in the end create an inspirational piece of footage."
"I think in the NFL knowledge is power, and you try to get the knowledge by whatever means."
"All this technology has not changed the way NFL Films does business and our process. Yes, with one touch of a button now you reach millions of people but it is still the same approach that my father and I started out with."
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