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12 amusing reactions to Steve Spurrier joining Twitter

"I didn't know that it was that big a deal," said South Carolina Gamecocks head football coach Steve Spurrier in response to the reaction to his opening a Twitter account on Monday. To answer the unfiltered, quotable 69-year-old Spurrier -- it is and it isn't a big deal. Rarely is anything uttered on Twitter a big deal, but Spurrier's joining the platform is significant because there...
Via Fox Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley apologizes to Kentucky

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina coach Dawn Staley has apologized to the Kentucky women's basketball team for her reaction to a late timeout in Sunday's loss. Staley said Monday in a Twitter post she didn't realize some Kentucky seniors were still in the game when coach Matthew Mitchell called time out with 16 seconds left and the Wildcats well ahead in a 67-56 victory. Staley...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Let’s Watch Steve Spurrier Join Twitter

Because he loves us, Steve Spurrier decided to throw a wrench into Monday’s plan of an unyielding barrage of minutiae. Most likely due to a craving for a steady dose of small animal gifs, the HBC joined Twitter today, giving us all hope that the non-existent filter between his thoughts and mouth also applies to his thoughts and Twitter. Unfortunately, his Twitter feed will probably...
Via The Belly of the Beast
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Welcome to Twitter, Steve Spurrier

There are points in history where you will remember where you were. Stories that you will pass down to your grandchildren. At 11:48 AM this morning, my phone sent me a notification that many people that I follow on Twitter were now following @SC_HBC. Could it be true? Did the South Carolina head coach, the king of the one-line zingers, the man that likes to tweak his counterparts…finally...
Via The Student Section
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gamecocks' wise-cracking Spurrier starts Twitter account

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) The Head Ball Coach has new forum for his one-liners: South Carolina's Steve Spurrier has joined Twitter. Spurrier sent his first social media Tweet from the handle (at)SC-HBC on Monday. Spurrier's first message included thanking all the past players he coached while at Duke, Florida and at South Carolina. Spurrier's son, Gamecocks receivers coach and recruiting...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier has joined Twitter.

It looks as though the wishes of the college football bloggersphere have finally been answered. South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier has  joined Twitter.Here's the Head Ball Coach's first official tweet:1rst off/ Hello to all Gamecocks! I want to thank all past players at Duke at UF and UofSC and all present and future players #Heresc— Coach Steve Spurrier (@SC_HBC) March...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Has Joined Twitter And The College Football World Is Excited

Steve Spurrier doesn’t seem like a big social media guy, but South Carolina’s head ball coach now has an account of his own on the social network. USC offensive line coach Shawn Elliott confirmed that @SC_HBC is, in fact, the real Spurrier. The HBC is officially on Twitter…Go follow him @SC_HBC. #GoGamecocks — Shawn Elliott USC (@ShawnElliottUSC) March 2, 2015 Here is...
Via College Spun
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: South Carolina Had 6 A.M. Conditioning Inside Williams-Brice Stadium This Morning

Preparation for the 2015 season is fully underway at South Carolina, and the Gamecocks aren’t waiting for daylight to get in their work.  This morning, Steve Spurrier’s team had a conditioning session on the field at Williams-Brice Stadium. At 6 a.m. We’re guessing that was pretty rough.  South Carolina football’s Instagram account posted a photo of the workout.   ...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

College Football 2015: 4 Coaches to Replace Steve Spurrier

At the end of the regular season, it was hard trying to figure out which direction South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier would toward with regard to returning for another season in Columbia.In December, the man who helped make the Gamecocks a yearly contender (except for this past season) in the SEC East said he would be coming back for another season, but for how long the 69...
Via Football Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Women Being Stingy On Opponent Free Throws

Who was the last player to shoot a free throw against the UConn women’s basketball team? If you said Aleighsa Welch of the South Carolina Gamecocks, you would be correct. Since there was 2:25 minutes to go in the game against South Carolina on February 9, the UConn Huskies women’s basketball team has not allowed a free throw. That’s right, they went 40 minutes against the Tulane...
Via Sox and Dawgs
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Listen: Mike Davis “Knew It Was Gonna Be A Good Practice” At South Carolina When Spurrier Took His Shirt Off

Steve Spurrier’s players from Florida and South Carolina have plenty of great stories about the Head Ball Coach. Star running back Mike Davis is leaving Columbia for the NFL, but he has some stories to share about his legendary coach. Davis hopped on Bleacher Report Radio and was asked to share his favorite Spurrier stories. He decided to detail Spurrier’s penchant for taking...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Gamecocks beat Furman 5-2

Tuesday afternoon’s game started out a lot like the first game against the College of Charleston.  Neither the offense nor the defense was especially sharp, and Carolina fell into an early hole. The Paladins led 2-0 headed to the home half of the third inning, and they had chased Matthew Vogel, the Carolina starting pitcher, from the game. From the bottom of the third inning on...
Via Leftover Hot Dog
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Cats and the Gamecocks

On Saturday afternoon, the Cats will be hosting the South Carolina Gamecocks, in a rematch of a game earlier this year. In that game, the Cats traveled down to Columbia and defeated the Gamecocks by a score of 58-43.  Devin Booker led the way for the Cats with 18 points, while Aaron Harrison added 13 […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite Down 2014 Season, South Carolina Is Still A Solid Favorite In 2015 Opener vs. UNC

2014 did not go as planned for the South Carolina Gamecocks. Steve Spurrier’s team went from SEC East favorite and College Football Playoff contender to conference also-ran, finishing 7-6 with an Independence Bowl win over Miami. The season was uncharacteristic for Spurrier’s program of late, and they will be looking for a return to form in 2015. 5Dimes released very early lines...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina to have two DCs in 2015, reports say

South Carolina is to have two defensive co-ordinators for the team next year, reports say. John Hoke, who comes from the NFL and has most recently been with Chicago, will come on board to coach USC's passing defense, and current DC Lorenzo Ward will coach the Gamecocks rushing defense. Ward worked for Steve Spurrier at Florida between 1999-2001, the report from GoGamecocks.com says...
Via SEC Football Blog
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About South Carolina’s 2015 Recruiting Class

South Carolina, with its 30 commitments, has one of the 20 best recruiting classes in the country in 2015. Head coach Steve Spurrier seems excited about prospects, and told reporters Wednesday during National Signing Day that he expects them to prove even “better” than their rankings. Here’s everything you need to know about the Gamecocks’ class:  The class ranks No. 19...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina WR to transfer

South Carolina wide receiver KJ Brent is to transfer. "After careful consideration, I have asked USC for my release to explore the opportunity of playing my final year at another school", he tweeted. "It is a personal decision." South Carolina's 24-7 site noted that Brent had played in every game for the Gamecocks bar one, and wasn't ineffective, hauling in 9 catches for 111 yards...
Via SEC Football Blog
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina Gamecocks Basketball Coaches Rock Ugly X-Mas Sweaters During Game

If Mr. Intensity Frank Martin can get into the holiday spirit, anybody can. The South Carolina head basketball coach and his coaching staff all sported Gamecock themed ugly Christmas sweaters for their game against Coker College Sunday afternoon…and it was glorious. We highly doubt Martin will be rocking something similar during Christmas dinner. He tried [&hellip (Visited...
Via No Coast Bias
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clemson WR Artavis Scott Shows Off Some Fancy Footwork Against South Carolina

For the last five seasons the South Carolina Gamecocks have had Clemson's number when the two teams met in their annual rivalry game, but that was far from the case this season. A lackluster regular season ended with a whimper for Steve Spurrier's team with a 35-17 defeat.With a lot of freshman leading the way South Carolina could be in trouble for the next few seasons.@SBNationGIF...
Via FatManWriting
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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