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Clinton Portis

Clinton Earl Portis is an American former professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL) for nine seasons. He played college football for the Miami Hurricanes. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 2002 NFL Draft. Portis was best known for being the starting running back for the Washington Redskins for seven seasons, in which he gained an average of 81.2 yards rushing per game, for which a select panel of celebrities included him as one of the 80 Greatest Redskins.

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Everybody who I play always wants to use me, so I always tell them that I'm the only one who knows how to stop Portis, so go ahead.
I have the opportunity to control what happens in a game. I'll have the ball in my hand, and only I know what I'm going to do with it.
As far as dude running the ball, or running with the ball, and somebody hit you helmet to helmet, I think you got an opportunity to go down. You got an opportunity to slide. — © Clinton Portis
As far as dude running the ball, or running with the ball, and somebody hit you helmet to helmet, I think you got an opportunity to go down. You got an opportunity to slide.
I have a special gift, and I go out and use it. I don't think you can hide it. I'm just confident in myself-always have been.
I don't feel like I have to live up to anything because I've proven that I can play. Give me the ball and let's go.
I don't feel like there should have been three backs taken ahead of me. And I'll always feel that way. But there's only one draft, and I can't change it. All I can do is go out and prove myself.
If y'all see me in the news, and I make the news for something that I ain't got no business making it for, don't bash me. Say it was a young guy living.
When a grown man is chasing you around a building or running through the hotel and trying to jump in your elevator, oh man, I can't even see it. What excitement can you possibly get from having my autograph besides selling it?
I didn't get my hair styled today. I actually stuck my hand in a socket and this is the way it turned out.
Hopefully I don't have to play for eight years but can go and relax somewhere and do something enjoyable while I'm still young.
I can be a receiver, a cornerback, a safety and quarterback-I can play everything.
I'm instinctive. I'm still learning how to run the ball. What I've done may look good to everyone else, but I know I'm capable of more than I've shown.
I was a pretty good DB, but I realized one day I would rather have someone trying to tackle me than me trying to tackle guys like Jerome Bettis and Eddie George.
Every day I wake up, I say, 'Damn, I hope I don't get that call today.' I don't want to lose my mama. When I start thinking about that, I fall into a hole.
On offense, you can fumble and they still talk about you.
It's exciting when kids look up to you or kids come up to you and ask for your autograph. When grown ups come up to you, that's really not exciting. Why would a grown man be excited for meeting another grown man?
A man can wear pink if he has confidence, if he believes in himself and knows he's man enough to do it.
I'll do anything for kids but I don't sign anything for grownups anymore. — © Clinton Portis
I'll do anything for kids but I don't sign anything for grownups anymore.
I'm not bitter at all. I think my memories in Denver are great.
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