UMass Football – Finish Strong

Defeat doesn’t finish a man, quit does. A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits. (Richard M. Nixon)

They said we were finished

And walked away; they turned their

Backs on us;

They gave up

And still we struggled, our

Dreams so close and

Yet beyond reach.

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They told us we were nothing,

But we didn’t listen.

We dug in, fought for

Every inch, kept going even though

The cost was high.

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In the end, we found a spark, we

Prevailed and the ember

Ignited; we tasted victory and the

Spark turned to flame.

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Defeat didn’t destroy us —

We found a way, even when the

Obstacles before us

Seemed insurmountable;

We survived the struggle, and

We are not defeated…

We are not finished…

We are just getting started.

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GO UMASS! FIRE THE MUSKET!! BEAT THE PANTHERS!

 

 

2 thoughts on “UMass Football – Finish Strong

    • Eh, if our defense had shown up last week we would have finished stronger, but 4-8 is still better than we have done in the past five years. Time to move forward and stay strong for a new season. Thanks for all your support!

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