24 Funny Lineman Sayings

A lineman is typically referred to as a lineworker and are considered a tradesman who maintains electric power transmissions. With a projected growth of 6% over the course of the next ten years with more than a quarter million jobs held. Here is a look at some of the best lineman sayings to get you encouraged.

“Defensive and offensive lineman control the game and true sports fans know that.”

“Every great team that I’ve been on, the offensive linemen was the bell cows of the whole team.”

“Football linemen are motivated by a more complicated, self- determining series of factors than the simple fear of humiliation in the public gaze, which is the emotion that galvanizes the backs and receivers.”

“I am a lineman for the county.”

“I didn’t say what I said to be controversial just because most people are picking the Patriots to win.”

“I don’t talk much to offensive linemen in general.”

“I don’t want to be one of those players that is just a first, second or third down player. I want to be a four-down player, able to play in the ground and dirt with the linemen, but also able to play in space.”

“I feel like I’ve helped create a new standard of hustle for defensive linemen.”

“I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. ”

“I learned from different guys I played with, too. The key was probably three people: The good Lord, the offensive linemen I played with and great fullbacks that could block very well.”

“I like to compare the two to a quarterback and a lineman. Being a brakeman is very physical and success is mostly determined by how fast you can push a sled for about 30 meters. ”

“I really like to play inside. I really like being able to go one-on-one with an offensive lineman every play. ”

“I see more now. As far as concepts, I know where teammates are going, linemen are going. I can read defensive fronts. I can read the body language of linebackers. I study film to see who’s a bull rusher and who’s a finesse rusher. I think I’ve learned.”

“I think some people just don’t know that much about comedy. It would be like a person who didn’t know anything about football thinking all offensive linemen are the same.”

“I was a defensive lineman coming out of high school who was considered amongst the top maybe the top six guys, top five guys, and wanted to prove to my team that I was going to be a top guy going into college.”

“I would have all my offensive linemen wrestle if I could.”

“Maybe a certain amount of narcissism is as essential to an actress as muscles are to a football lineman.”

“Offensive linemen are like salt. Nobody ever remembers the brand they buy.”

“The only qualifications for a lineman are to be big and dumb. To be a back, you only have to be dumb.”

“Tight end is one of the hardest positions to play in football. It’s right up there with quarterback and cornerback. ”

“To have that kind of ovation, that happens very seldom for a lineman.”

“When you hang with a bunch of 300-pound linemen, you tend to find the places that are the greasiest and serve the most food.”

“You continue to build and work on new things, and continue to beat offensive linemen, week in and week out.”

“You take all the offensive linemen and put them in a burlap bag, and then you take a baseball bat and beat on the bag. You’re sacking them. You’re bagging them. And that’s what you’re doing with a quarterback.”

Here is a look at a day in the life of lineman. Featuring a standard work day as it happens across southern and central Virginia.

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