“We’re going to relentlessly chase perfection.”


The son of an Italian immigrant, Vincent Thomas Lombardi was born in Brooklyn on June 11, 1913. He played guard in the famed Seven Blocks of Granite offensive line of Fordham University in the 1930s before going on to become one of the greatest coaches of all time in any sport. His name is synonymous with winning. His steadfast spirit inspired the nation. 


  • Narrator: Chris Flannery
  • Historian: Patrick Garrity
  • Audio Producer: Derek Wood
  • Music Supervisor: Blake Huxell