Found October 10, 2013 on Football Nation:
Unfortunately, style points count.The best way to describe the game between the Denver Broncos and the Jacksonville Jaguars is it has the atmosphere of a college football mismatch.This might be best explained by Vince Dooley when he coached at Georgia or Steve Spurrier when he talked about Florida or now South Carolina.Every game is a “big” game and every game can be won or lost to a team with a less than stellar roster.So, in the words of my father’s beloved Spurrier and the idea that on any given Sunday one NFL team can be defeated by another NFL team, Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley had better, “coach em up,” because this week, style points count.The four touchdown line in Las Vegas for the game forced this article and my feeling about how this game is going to be played. There are many reasons why I think the Broncos will cover the spread, mainly because Seattle and Indianapolis showed up to play football, sneezed and had 28 and 34-point wins, respectively.Denver’s offense is bet...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Steve Spurrier on Condi Rice on CFB Committee: “Why Not? She Plays A Little Golf”

Who knew that Condi Rice being floated out there for the new college football playoff committee would be such a lighting rod for crazy comments? Next up to fire some figurative shots at Rice is South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier: Spurrier on Condi Rice being on the playoff committee: "Why not? She's a Stanford graduate, plays a little golf." — G&B Attack...

Gators QB Tyler Murphy has fan in Steve Spurrier

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Gators quarterback Tyler Murphy has a big fan. A fan who knows a thing or two about playing quarterback at UF. Former Gators head coach Steve Spurrier, a Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback for the Gators who later groomed another Heisman winner in Danny Wuerffel, spent part of his Wednesday morning watching film of the Florida-Arkansas game. Spurrier's...

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Steve Spurrier, Johnny Manziel, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. All your crystal football are belong to us.  What we've got here is a failure to communicate. South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier blames poor communication and failure to follow proper procedure as the reasons behind the controversy regarding Gamecock defensive end Jadeveon Clowney's sitting out of last Saturday...

Steve Spurrier On Jadeveon Clowney: “I Think He’s Going To Play Some Today”

South Carolina star defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is expected to suit up for the Gamecocks later this afternoon, according to head coach Steve Spurrier. Spurrier made the announcement on ESPN’s College GameDay, saying “I think he’s going to play some today”, but stopped short of saying whether Clowney would start or not. THIS JUST IN: South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier...

Video: Stanley huge for Gamecocks

Donell Stanley gave his verbal pledge to the Gamecocks, giving South Carolina seven in-state commits in the 2014 class. What does this commitment mean for Steve Spurrier and his program? FOX Sports and Scout.com's Chad Simmons and Amy Campbell discuss right here.

Saturday Morning Throwdown

Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema and South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier talked on Wednesday's SEC Teleconference about their upcoming match-up Saturday in Fayetteville.

QB Shaw probably out for Missouri

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says quarterback Connor Shaw won't need surgery for his sprained left knee. But Shaw is unlikely to play when the 20th-ranked Gamecocks travel to No. 5 Missouri this weekend. Spurrier says Sunday that Shaw had on a knee brace and was walking some a day after injuring the knee in a 23-21 loss at Tennessee. However, Spurrier adds Shaw wouldn...

Video: Jadeveon Clowney Says He Can’t Run, But Has Not Played His Last Game For South Carolina

This past Saturday, South Carolina fans — and Steve Spurrier — were shocked when Jadeveon Clowney went to the head coach and told him he wouldn’t be playing against Kentucky. Spurrier himself was very surprised by the news (Clowney had even been announced with the starting lineups) and sounded off after the game, saying “If he doesn’t want to play, he doesn’t have to...

Jadeveon Clowney says he’s not looking to sit out

South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney claims that he’s not looking to sit out to make sure he’s healthy for the NFL next season.  Despite the fact that head coach Steve Spurrier ripped him for deciding not to play in last week’s game because of sore ribs. “I’m not looking to sit out. I’m not that type of guy. I’m fully committed I’m here for the team,”...

Jadeveon Clowney Will Be Holding A Press Conference At 6:30 ET Today

The drama surrounding South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has hit an all-time high. The Gamecocks star, who sat out this past Saturday’s game against Kentucky with a muscle strain near his ribs, was criticized by coach Steve Spurrier after the game. Spurrier seemed to imply that Clowney made a decision not to play – not that he was actually too injured to play. Via...

Jadeveon Clowney: I’m Fully Committed, Not Thinking About The Draft

What exactly is he suppose to say. On the heels of Steve Spurrier overreacting to Jadeveon Clowney sitting himself out of South Carolina’s seven point win over Kentucky, both coach and player are now scrambling to do damage control. The all american and the old ball coach really screwed this one up. After missing Saturday’s game with a rib injury, Clowney admitted there was “some...

Both sides understandable in Clowney drama

One of the major stories recently emanating out of the college football world concerned the absence of DE Jadeveon Clowney from South Carolina’s game versus Kentucky and his head coach’s Steve Spurrier’s subsequent press conference regarding Clowney. In the press conference, Spurrier addressed a reporter’s question about Clowney’s absence in a very evident disgruntled manner...

Clowney working to play vs. Arkansas

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says injured All-American Jadeveon Clowney is working hard so he can play against Arkansas on Saturday.
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.