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Spurrier fine with Davis leaving after 2014

South Carolina running back Mike Davis enjoyed quite the breakout season in 2013, but bigger things could be in store for one of the SEC's best offensive weapons. Built like a miniature tank, Davis could build on his 1,183-yard, 11-touchdown performance in 2013 with a run at the Heisman or at least a spot on the All-SEC first team. But the junior also has a chance to propel...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Creative Editing Makes South Carolina Head Coach Seem Like a Really, Really 'Hands-On' Coach

South Carolina knows it has a good coach in Steve Spurrier. Year in and year out he field a competitive team that at the least makes every game interesting and fun to watch. Yeah, an SEC championship or three and a national title would be nice, but a there are a lot of fan bases that wish their team was competitive.What's the secret? I don't know, but if you believe what...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Had An Unfortunate Choice Of Words At Presser

South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier gave everyone a great sound bite to play from this presser that was taken out of context. Obviously this Vine makes it seem like he was talking about something completely different and something that was wildly inappropriate. Spurrier was referring to the “Beat Clemson” signs that were hanging all […] The post Steve Spurrier Had An Unfortunate...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier's comments hilarious taken out of context

Yesterday, WYFF News in Greenville, South Carolina did a story on how South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier approaches the team’s annual game with in-state rival Clemson. It mentioned that while the Tigers put a major emphasis on The Palmetto Bowl, Spurrier tries to stress to the Gamecocks that no matter how big the game is, at the end of the day, it’s no more important...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: This South Carolina Hype Video Will Fire Up Gamecock Fans For The 2014 Season

Last week, a guy by the username of Atlanta SportsGuy made an awesome Georgia hype video and put it on Youtube. Today, he’s at it again, making a pump up vid for Georgia’s SEC East rivals, South Carolina. Like the Georgia one, it is awesome. The video has a bevy of highlights from the Gamecocks’ fantastic 2013 campaign, which saw the team go 11-2 and end the season as the No...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Wants To Play For The Davy Crockett Trophy

Steve Spurrier wants South Carolina and Texas A&M to play for the Davy Crockett trophy.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Not Happy With Preseason All-SEC Teams, Thinks More Gamecocks Should’ve Been Honored

The preseason All-SEC teams were released last week during the conference’s media days. South Carolina was not represented very well.  The Gamecocks had no players selected to the conference’s first team, three players on the second team–running back Mike Davis, offensive linemen A.J. Cann and Corey Robinson–and one player on the third team–defensive back Brison Williams...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Can we please see Steve Spurrier in one more big New Year’s bowl game before it is too late?

Steve Spurrier has not coached a team in a big time, traditional New Years Day bowl game since romping Maryland 56-23 in the 2002 Orange Bowl. It is hard to believe so much time has passed by since one of the most quotable coaches in the sport of college football has had a chance to shine on such a big stage, but now is the time for that void to be filled. Spurrier needs to lead...
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oh Stephen Garcia, you crazy rascal

Earlier today, former South Carolina Gamecocks quarterback and lightning rod Stephen Garcia took part in a Reddit AMA (ask me anything) with his bookie cousin Ty (yeah, I’m not making that up). Garcia started off the festivities by saying, “We just pulled up to the bar in Orlando, getting our minds right with some bourbon. We’ll be back at 2 p.m. to answer your questions....
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 SEC Preview: Can South Carolina FINALLY win a SEC title?

Despite all the talk that comes out of Steve Spurrier's mouth, there one thing that's for certain about his South Carolina Gamecocks: They've never won a SEC title under him. Sure, they went there in 2010. But they lost, and despite Spurrier's annoyance at the schedule, they haven't been back since.  But this year the Gamecocks are favored for the SEC East. Can...
Via SEC Football Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier On Clemson’s Swinney: “Dabo Still Thinks There Are 9 Planets Out There”

South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier, never one to hold back, is really giving the media some fantastic quotes Tuesday morning. The latest involves Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney and an amusing line that he dropped yesterday. Monday afternoon, Swinney, when comparing the two coaches, made the claim that they were “from different planets”. He playfully threw out a “he...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina CB Ahmad Christian to join Utes this fall, sit out one year

Former South Carolina cornerback Ahmad Christian will transfer to Utah this fall and be eligible to play in 2015, he told The Tribune by phone Wednesday night. As a redshirt sophomore last season, Christian was credited with 18 tackles, two pass break-ups and one forced fumble. He played in every regular-season game and started once, against Georgia in Week Two. It was reported...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier on his time in the NFL: “That was not a real good idea”

South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier is always a great source for some interesting quotes and he didn’t disappoint at today’s SEC media day when he admitted that it was a bad move when he jumped to the NFL to coach the Redskins. Spurrier on his trip to the NFL: "That was not a real good idea." — Hugh Kellenberger (@HKellenbergerCL) July 15, 2014 I think everyone...
Via Pro Football Zone
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Genius of Spurrier lies with his psychological tactics

HOOVER, Ala. -- The genius of Steve Spurrier wasn't in the way he drew laughs from the collected writers Tuesday at SEC Media Days, name-dropping Davy Crockett when discussing the Alamo or divulging a booster taking him to the Bahamas "on his jet airplane, on his yacht, pretty good trip." At the same time, the genius wasn't in how he managed to knock South Carolina...
Via Fox Sports South
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Steve Spurrier Gets Really Excited When Former QB Stephen Garcia Asks Him A Question At Media Days

If you want to experience journalism when it’s most entertaining, go to SEC Media Days. Even if you’re not a reporter, apply for credentials to the event. You’ll probably be accepted. This year, the conference credentialed 1,100 people.  The combination of the SEC’s coaches, top players, and thousand-plus “media” types results in a ton of lively moments. One occurred...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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