Knute Rockne was a Norwegian-American football player and coach at the ‘University of Notre Dame.’ Knute is remembered as one of the greatest coaches in the history of football. He also holds the credit for popularizing the phrase ‘forward pass’ in the sport. Knute started playing football in a local football club. He won ‘All-American’ honors in 1913 at ‘Notre Dame.’ He played a major role in transforming the game at the University. He became the coach at the university in 1914. He remained the head coach for 13 years, during which he helped his team win 105 matches and three national championships. The team also lost 12 matches. Nonetheless, Knute scored the highest-winning percentage of the University at major leagues. He was inducted into ‘College Football Hall of Fame’ in 1951. Some of his brilliant quotes on passion, football, hard work and life are curated below.