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HOOVER, Ala. -- Steve Spurrier has a fan in Hugh Freeze.
The Ole Miss coach wears visors on the sideline, a look that South Carolina's Spurrier cultivated years ago, and Freeze admitted Tuesday at SEC Media Days that his own visor-wearing ways are an ode to the Head Ball Coach.
"When I was a high school coach, I wanted to be like Steve Spurrier," Freeze said.
The second-year Rebels coach said Spurrier learned of his homage and says "Steve and I have become really good friends. He calls me 'His visor guy.'"
Unfortunately, we won't Spurrier take on his visor protege this season since the Rebels didn't draw the Gamecocks out of the SEC West. But there is the West Division clash on Oct. 5 against Auburn and its visor-wearing coach Gus Malzahn, who himself wears visors because -- you guessed it -- Spurrier.
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HOOVER, Ala. The SEC coaches have spoken, and they're behind football and basketball players receiving expense money throughout the season.
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier opened his address at Tuesday's SEC Media Days by divulging a vote the conference's football and basketball coaches held at their annual meetings in Destin, Fla.
He said the coaches voted 14...
When we found out the South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier was batting cleanup on the first day of SEC’s Media Week, we knew we would be in for a few great comments. Spurrier didn’t disappoint — he enlightened us all on one particularly interesting proposal that all apparently ALL SEC football and basketball coaches support — getting more cash in the hands of college athletes...
There’s a never-ending debate about whether football players should be compensated. Yesterday, well-respected South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier spoke out in favor of paying players and said he had the backing of 28 other SEC football and men’s basketball coaches.
Spurrier suggested that football players be compensated $300 per game, with a little less going to men’s...
Notre Dame’s refusal to join a conference for college football has gained the Irish a few enemies over the years. It looks like you can count all 14 SEC coaches among them.
South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier had some colorful comments about the Irish during his Q&A session at the SEC Media Days.
Spurrier says SEC football coaches voted 14-0 that Notre Dame should be...
Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. All your crystal football are belong to us.
Leave Johnny Manziel alone!
Drew Magary has possibly the most sensible thing said about the media's recent criticism over Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel's behavior. A must read. (Deadspin)
Never a loss for words.
South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier had...
It's Day 1 of the SEC Media Days in Hoover, Alabama, and with Florida, South Carolina, Ole Miss and Missouri talking, it should be a bright start - especially with Steve Spurrier doing some mouthing. So we expect these coaches to be talking about these things: From Steve Spurrier (South Carolina): He'll point out that South Carolina beat Georgia last year, but didn'...
South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is already the most feared college football player in America. If we’re to believe his teammate Mike Davis, he’s also one of the fastest.
Davis claimed today on Twitter that Clowney ran a 4.46 40-yard dash – an impressive feat for any player, much less one who weighs 275 pounds.
Think Clowney ran a 4.46
— Mike Davis (@Mike28davis...
According to the Sporting News, University of South Carolina running back Mike Davis tweeted that star defensive end Jadeveon Clowney ran. 4.46 forty yard dash.
Think Clowney ran a 4.46
— Mike Davis (@Mike28davis) July 15, 2013
Clowney is already considered the favorite to be the first overall pick in the 2014 draft. This will only add to the hype going forward.
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As usual, the SEC Media Days opened with a bang with Commissioner Mike Slive, South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier, Florida's Will Muschamp, Missouri's Gary Pinkel and Ole Miss' Hugh Freeze all on the podium to face a rabid media.......and ESPN's College Football Live, which will be spending every waking hour in Hoover, Al. for the next three days. THE BEST THINGS...
South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is widely considered to be the best player in college football. There are plenty of reasons for that. The one that everyone remembers is the famous hit on Michigan running back Vincent Smith, but Clowney reminded everyone on Monday that ball carriers are not the only players who fear [...]
Here is where things about Jadeveon Clowney start becoming “Urban Legends”, not saying it is impossible, but a 6’6″ 270lb DE running a 4.46 40 would be quite astonishing.
But, according to one of his teammates that is exactly what happened.
Via the Sporting News, a teammate of South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney said he ran a 40-yard dash in 4.46 seconds.
We have always known that South Carolina superstar defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is a freakishly big, strong and athletic player, but this fast? Wow.
SEC Media days began its three-day reign in Hoover yesterday, as Florida, Missouri, Ole Miss, and South Carolina head coaches and various players all spent time being asked questions by members of the media. As usual, many worthless questions were asked, bland answers were given, and Steve Spurrier was shooting from the hip in every direction.
But the scene worth following...
The watch lists for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Outland Trophy were released last week. The Bronko Nagurski honors the "national defensive player of the year" and the Outland Trophy is awarded to the "best interior lineman in college football".Of course, South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (Jr. 6-6 274) is the favorite for the Nagurski Trophy and...