Joe Gibbs

Joe Gibbs


11/25/1940, Mocksville, North Carolina

Birth Name

Joseph Jackson Gibbs


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Joe Gibbs is one of the most successful people in the history of sports. Not only was he a great NFL coach, but a winning owner in NASCAR. He coached the Washington Redskins from 1981 to 1992, winning 140 games and 3 Super Bowls. The great offensive lines…more


Trivia and Quotes

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  • Quotes

    • Joe Gibbs: The will to win is meaningless without the will to prepare.

    • Joe Gibbs: (Speaking on the losses of his team, the Washington Redskins.) I take responsibility for all of it. It all rests with me. We don't have to look real far to find somebody. I'm to blame.

    • Joe Gibbs: (Speaking on the Hurricane Katrina disaster and it's affects on the Saints.) Our heart goes out to everybody down there...they've got to do whatever they've got to do. We're all praying for everybody down there. There's been a number of our players affected by it, and you just hope that somehow such a tragedy somehow we'll get that all squared away as quick as we can. So I would say whatever they've got to do, the Saints...I just feel bad for them.

    • Joe Gibbs: (Speaking of his team, the Washington Redskins, getting back on track, and winning games again.) It was a big disappointment for us...we talked long and hard about it. It's been a real concern. It's a problem, and we've got to get it corrected.

    • Joe Gibbs: Failures are expected by losers, ignored by winners.

    • Joe Gibbs: A winning effort begins with preparation.

    • Joe Gibbs: People who enjoy what they are doing invariably do it well.