It was the kind of thing that was bound to go viral. When photos of South Carolina Coach Steve Spurrier shirtless and barefoot on the Gamecocks practice field spread over the Internet like spring pollen, some people laughed while others shook their heads and groaned. But no one who knows anything about Spurrier was the least bit surprised.
The Head Ball Coach is 68, the oldest coach in the SEC by seven years (Nick Saban and Gary Pinkel are both 61) and he is still doing things his way without a care in the world for what others think. He also shows no sign of losing interest or slowing down.
There are a few nods to age -- a paunch that is a bit more expansive than before and a lost name or two that he used to know -- but the energy and enthusiasm is as pervasive as ever.
Just watching him burns calories. Forget sitting still, the man cannot stand in one spot for more than a second or two without some fidget or another -- a hand hitching the side of his pants or a leg popping u...