Clifford Franklin Quotes in The Replacements (2000)


Clifford Franklin Quotes:

  • Clifford Franklin: The football's like a one-man cold to Clifford Franklin. Clifford Franklin's the only man catchin' it, Clifford Franklin's the only man comin' down wid it.

  • Jimmy McGinty: These are people I've been keeping my eye on over the years. They all played football somewhere, not all of them in the pros, but they all have something unique to bring to the game. We're going to try to get these people together and try to put together a winning team. If nothing else, they should be fun to watch.

    [shows first picture]

    Jimmy McGinty: Daniel Bateman, SWAT team officer. Awarded the Purple Heart for losing a kidney during the Gulf War

    [cuts to Bateman raiding a drug lab]

    Jimmy McGinty: He was a walk-on at Michigan State before he gave up football to sneak back into the service for one more tour of duty.

    [goes to next picture]

    Jimmy McGinty: Clifford Franklin. Great attitude, great desire, and *the* fastest son of a bitch I've ever seen.

    [cuts to a grocery store and a teen stealing a Twinkie and running away]

    Korean Store Owner: Hey! Clifford, Twinkie!

    [Clifford dashes past. He easily catches up to the kid, jogging alongside while the kid's dashing at full sprint]

    Clifford Franklin: What's up man?

    Kid in Liquor Store: What's up?

    Clifford Franklin: Got any Twinkies?

    Pilachowski: But can he catch?

    [the theif tosses the Twinkies into the air. Clifford stands under it, ready to catch it, when the package bounces off his head and lands under his foot, where he steps down on the Twinkies, squishing them]

    Jimmy McGinty: That's why I have you, Leo

  • Jimmy McGinty: A real man admits his fears. That's what I'm asking you to do here tonight. Fears... lets talk about them.

    Clifford Franklin: [Clears throat] I'm scared of spiders, Coach.

  • Clifford Franklin: Now you know this don't look natural Coach. now you know it don't... I look like I just jacked off an elephant.

  • Clifford Franklin: [Jimmy's putting stick-um on his hands] Coach, ain't that stuff illegal?

    Jimmy McGinty: What are they going to do? Put you in football jail?

  • [discussing fears]

    Shane Falco: Quicksand

    Clifford Franklin: Aw, shit yeah. Quicksand's a scary motha, man. I mean, first of all, it suck you right in, and even if you scream, you get all that muck in your mouth...

  • Clifford Franklin: [to a Dallas player] Clifford Franklin is looking for a new ho!

  • Clifford Franklin: [after the replacement players lose their first game] We did the best we could do, that's all we could do.

    Nigel 'The Leg' Gruff: You don't get points for trying. Let's face it boys, we screwed the pooch today.

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