Originally written October 31, 2012 on Rumors and Rants:
South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore’s knee injury Saturday made national news not just for the cringe-worthy video but also for the outpouring of love from celebrities, professional athletes, fans and even coaches of USCe’s in-state rivals. Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney’s praise for Lattimore was unexpected but very nice of him to say, and I’m sure other coaches feel the same way when players on opposing teams get hurt. It was a classy move on Swinney’s part. Then Steve Spurrier decided to have a little fun when asked to comment on Swinney’s praise, and caused himself a nice little fake controversy. Here is what Spurrier said when asked about what the Clemson head coach said in praise of Marcus Lattimore: “A lot of quotes came across the country and I read one today from the head coach at our upstate school. You know, that school that used to beat us a lot that doesn’t beat us much anymore, that one. Usually when that coach up there talks about South Carolina it’s a bunc...
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