Critics were quick to note that Friday Night Lights was about a whole lot more than just high school football. The painfully realistic hit drama was also about small town politics, marriage, parenthood, race, friendship, and much more. But the thread that held the show together across five seasons was Coach Eric Taylor and his endless fount of genuinely inspiring wisdom. Taylor’s advice to his players, wife, daughter, and friends was always the perfect blend of tough love and compassion. Here’s a look at the best Eric Taylor quotes from all five seasons of FNL.
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