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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
1 day 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
5 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
6 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina’s A.J. Cann Suggests That College Players Would Play Harder If They Were Paid

It is one of the hottest topics in college sports, so any big media event, like this week’s SEC Media Days, will bring questions about paying college athletes. While most players and coaches, depending on their level of candor, will dance around this delicate subject, South Carolina’s A.J. Cann seems to take after his head coach Steve Spurrier a bit.  The All-SEC guard and Gamecocks...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina or Florida? Which Tenure is Spurrier's Most Impressive?

HOOVER, Ala. — Steve Spurrier likes to squeeze in impressive facts on the sly.He snuck in that his tenure has seen South Carolina's first...
Via Athlon Sports
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier's top quotes from 2014 SEC Media Day

HOOVER, Ala. — South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is generally the high point of SEC media day, always good for a quip, some perspective and...
Via Athlon Sports
6 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Says Boosters Are Like NFL Owners, Has More Money Pouring Into Program Than When He Started

Steve Spurrier has built two major college football programs from, basically, the ground up. When he arrived at Florida in 1990, the Gators had never won an SEC or national championship. When he left in 2001, Florida had six conference championships and a national title. When he arrived at South Carolina in 2005, the Gamecocks’ football history was below average, at best, having...
Via College Spun
6 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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football 2014: 10 Things You Need To Know

What can you say about Steve Spurrier? He is as honest as the day is long. Now in his 36th year on the sidelines, there is no change in his swagger, is demeanor and his approach to the game – what you see is what you get. And the sad part of it there are 13 other teams in the SEC who know this like it is a bible verse (Spurrier is the son of a Tennessee preacher) and everyone tends...
Via Football Nation
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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