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STEVE SPURRIER RUMORS

REPORT: Steve Spurrier Considering Ambassador Role With South Carolina

Just two months ago, Steve Spurrier stepped down as the head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks football program halfway through the 2015 season. At the time, Spurrier said he wanted to relax and spend time with his family, while not ruling out returning to the sport in some role other than head coach of a team. It appears as if that return might be back in the place he spent...
Via Gamedayr
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina to name indoor practice facility after Spurrier

Even though Steve Spurrier won’t step on the field ever again as the head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks, future players and coaches will see him every single day they go out to practice. The team’s indoor practice facility will be getting a new name that honors the legendary college football coach and his wife: NEW: @UofSC trustees approve naming the #Gamecocks' indoor...
Via Gamedayr
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Steve Spurrier donates final paycheck from South Carolina to Gamecock Club

Twitter/@llakejordan Steve Spurrier stepped down as South Carolina head coach on October 12, but he’s not done giving back to the school’s athletics programs. According to The State, Spurrier donated his final check from South Carolina to the Gamecock Club.  Former South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier returned his final payment from the school, a check for more than ...
Via College Spun
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier banner comes down at South Carolina

The Steve Spurrier era at South Carolina is officially over. An 85-foot high banner featuring Spurrier that hung outside Williams-Brice Stadium in South Carolina was removed on Wednesday as the program searches for a new head coach. Two workers began the process and were able to bring down the banner: The banner is now being peeled from the stadium @WLTX pic.twitter.com/S0JQDFp4J2...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Spurrier on resigning as coach: ‘I sort of fired myself’

Steve Spurrier’s surprise announcement on Monday that he was retiring as head football coach of South Carolina came as a shock to many. Some might see the 70-year-old’s decision as a peaceful ride off into the sunset to enjoy his golden years. Unfortunately, Spurrier is not one of those people, revealing per Josh Kendall of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier clarifies he's 'resigning, not retiring'

On Monday night, it was reported by a number of outlets that South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier would be retiring from coaching, effective immediately. On Tuesday afternoon, Spurrier, during his final press conference with the Gamecocks, clarified his decision. Spurrier told reporters that he’s “resigning, not retiring.” He added that he might want to coach a high school...
Via College Spun
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier: An American original, not just an SEC legend

Plenty of great coaches come and go, winning games and receiving acclaim. In the history of the Southeastern Conference and the long existence of college football, better coaches than Stephen Orr Spurrier have walked the earth. Urban Meyer and Nick Saban are the two men who most readily come to mind in the present tense. Bear Bryant and a fellow named Bobby Bowden — the man...
Via The Student Section
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Four-star recruit announces de-commitment from South Carolina

It is to be expected that South Carolina will experience some recruiting repercussions following tonight’s sudden retirement of head coach Steve Spurrier.  One four-star recruit, linebacker P.J. Blue, has already declared he is de-committing from the Gamecocks.  After talking it over with my family I have decided to decommit from the University of South Carolina. — P.J...
Via College Spun
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Steve Spurrier retires as head coach of South Carolina

Steve Spurrier is reportedly retiring as the head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks. Thayer Evans of SI.com reported on this developing story. South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is retiring per source. — Thayer Evans (@ThayerEvansSI) October 13, 2015 According to multiple reports, this will take effect immediately, and Alex Marvez of Fox Sports reports assistant Shawn...
Via Sportsnaut
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina freshman regrets committing to Gamecocks

South Carolina fell to 2-4 on the year with a 45-24 loss to LSU today. Not much has gone well for the Gamecocks this season.  Freshman defensive Shameik Blackshear posted a less-than-encouraging tweet this evening, indicating he might not be happy with the way things have worked out for him thus far.  Should of looked around like my parents said. — Shameik Blackshear (@Gwopo_7...
Via College Spun
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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