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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
12 hours 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
23 hours 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
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Thinks The SEC Was Rooting For Alabama In The 1992 Conference Title Game

South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier is at ESPN today with several other SEC coaches for today’s ESPN Car Wash. ESPN’s Brett McMurphy has been tweeting out some of the fantastic things Spurrier — who is essentially a walking soundbite — has said throughout the course of the day. One thing Spurrier touched on was the 1992 SEC Championship game between the No....
Via College Spun
1 day 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: ESPN’s Making A Documentary About Steve Spurrier, Check Out The Trailer

College football will miss Steve Spurrier. The coach isn’t gone yet, but at 69 years old, the time when Spurrier will walk away from the game is likely soon to come.  Few college coaches have had as successful–and entertaining–careers as the current South Carolina coach, who spent more than a decade leading Florida, winning a national championship with the Gators in 1996....
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina HC Steve Spurrier Thinks Texas and Texas A&M Should Play Again

South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier was made for college football. Not only does he field a great team for fans to watch on Saturdays, he is a natural with the media. He doesn't worry about being nice and polite. He just tells it like it is.He did just that Tuesday during SEC Media Days when he said the Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M need to renew their rivalry.@SEC/TwitterHe...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: South Carolina Equipment Unveils Custom Under Armour “Blur Speed” Cleat

Today’s a big day for South Carolina Gamecocks football. Steve Spurrier had his turn at the podium for SEC Media Days, SEC Network and ESPN released an exciting promo for the Gamecocks’ season kick-off game against Texas A&M, and now USC equipment is showing off some slick new cleats for the 2014 season. Expect many Gamecock skill position players to sport these new Under...
Via College Spun
8 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
8 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier says Jadeveon Clowney was advised to sit out in 2013

Despite saying himself that he never thought about sitting out the 2013 college football season, Jadeveon Clowney’s former coach says otherwise. South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier spoke at SEC Media Days and said that Clowney was indeed advised to sit out the 2013 season to protect himself from injury. “Jadeveon didn’t even have to […]
Via Full Scale Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier at SEC Media Days: The Quotes

Steve Spurrier was at the SEC Media Days on Tuesday. Here are some of his best quotes. On South Carolina's hopes to make the new play-off system: "We've got a pretty good team, we think. Most of the magazines have got us 9, 10, 11 in the country or something like that." On Dylan Thompson, his starting quarterback: "He was the only QB in the country to beat...
Via SEC Football Blog
8 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Kaiwan Lewis and other Division 1 players give back

We normally hear of professional NFL players putting on summer football camps, but today we are going to share about a few Division 1 athletes who decided to support youth in the sport they love. According to the Press of Atlantic City, South Carolina LB Kaiwan Lewis put together a free football camp for the Pleasantville Jokers junior football league team. Lewis rounded up some...
Via NCAA Football Zone
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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