"No matter where you play, if you have the talent, somebody will find you” is a popular football adage. It often helps to go to a major college football program, but the NFL always notices talent, especially natural talent such as speed and strength.
“It just goes to show that if you have the talent, no matter where you play...they will find you” was cited in print in 2001.
9 January 2001, Miami (FL) Herald, “Talent can be found anywhere in Dade,” pg. 8D:
“It just goes to show that if you have the talent, no matter where you play...they will find you,” Sunset athletic director George Phelan said.
Irish Envy—Notre Dame Football Discussion
11-30-2005, 08:51 AM
good for Micah, follow your heart. If you’re good enough to play in the NFL, the NFL will find you no matter where you play. He’ll start from day one at UK.
Small College Draft Preview
APRIL 22, 2008
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - There used to be a day when so-called “small school” players could slip under the radar of NFL teams. But now, even Division II and III players are sometimes invited to the draft combine.
If you are talented enough for the NFL, no matter where you play, the league will find you.
The Morning Call (Lehigh Valley, PA)
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November 14, 2011|By Keith Groller, Of The Morning Call
“If you’re a good player [the NFL] will find you no matter where you play, what size school you’re at, no matter what division you’re in,” he (John Skelton—ed.) said.
Syracuse Stargazing: Ogundeko Wants to Shine, Can He Do it on the Hill?
D.A. | Dec 06, 2012
December 6, 2012 at 7:49 pm
Marrone has said as a guy who knows and has been there. If you are good enough to be a pro then the NFL will find you no matter where you play. On TV or not they will find you.
The Myths And Truths Of The Recruiting Process (Part One)
posted by Andy Hilton at 1:24pm on Mar 17th, 2013
Most of them have Pro Days, and fact is, if you are good enough, no matter where you play you will be found.
2013 NFL Draft: Division-II Star Jordan Roberts Runs Down NFL Dream
BY JOSHUA GLEASON (CONTRIBUTOR) ON APRIL 20, 2013
No matter where you play, if you have the talent, somebody will find you.
That is the motto of nearly every small-school football player with NFL dreams, and it definitely applies to Charleston running back Jordan Roberts.