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Can we please see Steve Spurrier in one more big New Year’s bowl game before it is too late?

Steve Spurrier has not coached a team in a big time, traditional New Years Day bowl game since romping Maryland 56-23 in the 2002 Orange Bowl. It is hard to believe so much time has passed by since one of the most quotable coaches in the sport of college football has had a chance to shine on such a big stage, but now is the time for that void to be filled. Spurrier needs to lead...
Via The Student Section
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Steve Spurrier’s Face When Nick Saban Was Asked About Recruiting Is Priceless

Alabama head coach Nick Saban was asked how he sells recruits on playing time and South Carolina’s head coach Steve Spurrier had a priceless expression. Spurrier is an absolute legend. [@ChrisVannini] The post Steve Spurrier’s Face When Nick Saban Was Asked About Recruiting Is Priceless appeared first on Diehardsport.
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2014 SEC Preview: Can South Carolina FINALLY win a SEC title?

Despite all the talk that comes out of Steve Spurrier's mouth, there one thing that's for certain about his South Carolina Gamecocks: They've never won a SEC title under him. Sure, they went there in 2010. But they lost, and despite Spurrier's annoyance at the schedule, they haven't been back since.  But this year the Gamecocks are favored for the SEC East. Can...
Via SEC Football Blog
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Spurrier rips Dabo Swinney over ‘different planets’ comment

Steve Spurrier and Dabo Swinney probably do not like each other. The two coaches have never openly admitted that they dislike one another, but all the signs are there. At ACC media days on Monday, Swinney joked that he and Spurrier are “from different planets” when asked about their relationship. “He’s from Pluto and I’m […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier On Clemson’s Swinney: “Dabo Still Thinks There Are 9 Planets Out There”

South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier, never one to hold back, is really giving the media some fantastic quotes Tuesday morning. The latest involves Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney and an amusing line that he dropped yesterday. Monday afternoon, Swinney, when comparing the two coaches, made the claim that they were “from different planets”. He playfully threw out a “he...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Thinks The SEC Was Rooting For Alabama In The 1992 Conference Title Game

South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier is at ESPN today with several other SEC coaches for today’s ESPN Car Wash. ESPN’s Brett McMurphy has been tweeting out some of the fantastic things Spurrier — who is essentially a walking soundbite — has said throughout the course of the day. One thing Spurrier touched on was the 1992 SEC Championship game between the No....
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss’ Hugh Freeze Equates His Program’s Success With How Much Steve Spurrier Talks About The Rebels

At SEC Media Days in 2012, Steve Spurrier was asked about a bye weekend on South Carolina’s schedule.  He responded in classic form.  “You think I make the schedule?” Spurrier said. “If I made the schedule, Georgia’d be playing LSU and we’d be playing Ole Miss.” South Carolina did not play Ole Miss that season, which upset Spurrier, since the Rebels entered 2012...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: ESPN’s Making A Documentary About Steve Spurrier, Check Out The Trailer

College football will miss Steve Spurrier. The coach isn’t gone yet, but at 69 years old, the time when Spurrier will walk away from the game is likely soon to come.  Few college coaches have had as successful–and entertaining–careers as the current South Carolina coach, who spent more than a decade leading Florida, winning a national championship with the Gators in 1996....
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier on his time in the NFL: “That was not a real good idea”

South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier is always a great source for some interesting quotes and he didn’t disappoint at today’s SEC media day when he admitted that it was a bad move when he jumped to the NFL to coach the Redskins. Spurrier on his trip to the NFL: "That was not a real good idea." — Hugh Kellenberger (@HKellenbergerCL) July 15, 2014 I think everyone...
Via Pro Football Zone
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Genius of Spurrier lies with his psychological tactics

HOOVER, Ala. -- The genius of Steve Spurrier wasn't in the way he drew laughs from the collected writers Tuesday at SEC Media Days, name-dropping Davy Crockett when discussing the Alamo or divulging a booster taking him to the Bahamas "on his jet airplane, on his yacht, pretty good trip." At the same time, the genius wasn't in how he managed to knock South Carolina...
Via Fox Sports South
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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