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Without a doubt, Stephen Orr Spurrier is the most interesting man currently coaching in college football, and one of the most interesting in the history of the game. Spurrier’s coaching credentials speak for themselves, as he has rebuilt programs and elevated them to heights never before seen at Duke, Florida, and South Carolina. Still, the most memorable Spurrier attribute is his ability to fire off a quip or two that sound essentially harmless until you examine them a little closer. Spurrier has long been a master troll of other coaches, although in the early going, his troll game was blunt and to the point. In the Old Testament pre-BCS days, Spurrier unapologetically ran up scores, and excoriated opponents in the media. This vengeful, Old Testament Spurrier was the sort to give us the Free Shoes University quote, and to remind us that we cannot, in fact, spell Citrus without UT. After an unsuccessful stint in the NFL, Spurrier seemed kindler and gentler, but he had really just refined his trollcraft. Post-NFL, New Testament Spurrier no longer fired blatant broadsides at rivals. He was subtler, more clever. He was the type to downplay a win over Georgia by saying “it’s not [...]
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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...
South Carolina All American Jadeveon Clowney returned to practice on Tuesday, after Gamecocks head coach Steve Spurrier trolled all of america with threats of Clowney being questionable for the opener, or the team playing without him.
South Carolina's Clowney returns to practice: South Carolina All-American Jadeveon Clowney has returned to pra… http://t.co/nGg9jmCjdO
I'm not quite sure who's the cooler dude in this picture: The little Gamecocks fan for going for a fist bump in the first place, or Steve Spurrier for not leaving the guy hanging?
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier tells reporters that he will have no problem benching Jadeveon Clowney in Week 1 against North Carolina.
The head ball coach did say it when reporters gathered around Steve Spurrier Monday night.
You heard right, Jadeveon Clowney might miss South Carolina's season opener against North Carolina because of a bruised shoulder.
You can just see the frustration on Steve Spurrier's face. Perhaps the head ball coach will remind Clowney and the other players the difference...
Late Monday night, South Carolina Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier told reporters that Jadeveon Clowney may have to sit out Week 1 of the 2013 season.
If the North Carolina Tar Heels' offensive line needed a pick-me-up during Wednesday's training camp, Steve Spurrier provided it.
The South Carolina head coach said his star defensive end, Jadeveon Clowney, will play in the two teams' season opener in Columbia, S.C., on Aug. 29. Sitting in his golf cart at the Gamecocks' practice facility on Wednesday, Spurrier left...
South Carolina All-American Jadeveon Clowney has returned to practice after missing the past two sessions with a bruised shoulder.
Clowney sat out Saturday's scrimmage and Monday night's practice before returning to the field on Tuesday. South Carolina did not practice Sunday. Gamecocks defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward had said that Clowney's injury was not serious...
So I guess Jadeveon Clowney has a different definition of what’s in shape and what’s not than most of us. Clowney basically admits that he has been getting by on his freakish athletic ability:
“I used to get tired last year during games a lot,” Clowney said. “Now I just got myself really in shape. That’s all it was. I am not worried about my game, because my game was...
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says DE Jadeveon Clowney will
play Saturday vs. North Carolina
It's easy to tell that South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier believes this is his best chance in nine seasons to win the Southeastern Conference title: He's upped the wisecracks and toned down the hype for the Gamecocks and All-American Jadeveon Clowney.
Spurrier has rarely missed a chance to take a jab at in-state rival Clemson this offseason. He also abruptly closed fall...
South Carolina star defensive end Jadeveon Clowney might miss the
Gamecocks' season opener with a shoulder injury, ABC Carolina is
Steve Spurrier is giving away no secrets this season.
After a practice, the HBC told media members that a lot of his guys are hurt and may not play in the first game against North Carolina. Obviously, the main concern for anyone facing the Gamecocks is whether or not Jadeveon Clowney will play and according to the HBC himself Clowney may sit out the first game.
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12 days until North Carolina disappoints in one way or another. It's also the number of Steve Spurrier visors the South Carolina equipment managers carry into each game.