STEVE SPURRIER NEWS

Spurrier adding transfer safety

Steve Spurrier has said that the Gamecocks will be adding a graduate transfer safety from Kansas this off-season. Speaking on the Paul Finebaum Show at the SEC Spring meetings in Destin, FL, The Head Ball coach said: "I hope that's not against the rules," he added. "We think he's got to get in grad school and do some stuff. Our conference - if they've had issues before - would frown...
Via SEC Football Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Seeks Revenge From 2014 Season Opener In Most Expensive Game Of 2015

Steve Spurrier’s 10th season as the head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks was not one to remember, as the team finished only one game over .500 with their bowl game victory over Miami (FL) in the Independence Bowl. The Gamecocks’ 7-6 overall record, including going 3-5 in the SEC, was fifth-best in a down year for the SEC Eastern division. Three historically successful SEC...
Via Leftover Hot Dog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star WR Kyle Davis De-Commits From South Carolina

One of the top wide receiver recruits in the nation is back up for grabs. Late Monday night, Lawrenceville (Ga.) Archer wide receiver Kyle Davis, a four-star recruit, announced that he would be re-opening his recruiting process after choosing to de-commit from Steve Spurrier’s South Carolina Gamecocks. Davis took to Twitter to share the news. after a long talk with my family...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

DeShaun Watson Refuses to Lose to South Carolina

We all know Clemson Tigers quarterback DeShaun Watson as something of an inspirational legend right now. Last season, in the team’s regular season finale against Steve Spurrier’s South Carolina Gamecocks, Watson turned heads as he played with a torn ACL and actually led his team to a 35-17 victory. Even more impressive was that he completed 14 of 19 passes for 269 yards and two...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier: South Carolina not pursuing Everett Golson

If you are a fan of the South Carolina Gamecocks, don’t get too excited about your chances to land former Notre Dame Fighting Irish quarterback Everett Golson. In an interview with The State, Gamecocks head coach Steve Spurrier put an end to the speculation that Golson could end up in Columbia. Spurrier said, “We are not pursuing (Notre Dame graduate QB) Everett Golson.” Currently...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steve Spurrier Says “We Are Not Pursuing Everett Golson”

Golson threw 29 touchdowns for ND last season Notre Dame quarterback transfer Everett Golson remains on the market, but you can eliminate the University of South Carolina as a possible destination for the Myrtle Beach, S.C. native.  Bleacher Report’s Barrett Sallee reported yesterday that Golson-to-SC was “not happening,” and this morning Gamecock head coach Steve Spurrier...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

With Billy Donovan’s Departure, The Greatest Chapter In Florida Gator History Is Over

The Florida Gators — in basketball as well as in football — might still be great again, and perhaps without missing very much time. If Jim McElwain turns out to be another Urban Meyer-level gem from the Mountain West Conference who can turn around a program in two seasons, the folks in Gainesville will be very happy. Similarly, if athletic director Jeremy Foley can land Archie...
Via The Student Section
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier: Joe Paterno got ‘a terrible deal’

It has been more than three years since Penn State Nittany Lions coaching legend Joe Paterno was removed from his job in State College. Despite the way things came crashing down at the end of his tenure, there are plenty of fans who still support their beloved JoePa. Not only is it the fans who still support the late coach, but his former peers. One of those men currently in the...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier says Joe Paterno got a terrible deal at Penn State

South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier turned 70 yesterday,, and the Head Ball Coach has not lost one step along the way. Spurrier is still working out like a machine, spouting off one-liners about his rivals out of the blue and he recently got started on Twitter. The guy is as in touch with the college football world as any. He also still has the back of former Penn State head...
Via Nittany Lions Den
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier turning 70, still working out harder than most sports reporters.

Steve Spurrier posing shirtless with Josh Kendall. Photo via The State. It's almost hard to believe that Steve Spurrier is turning 70 on Monday. Part of that disbelief comes from the fact that the South Carolina head coach neither looks or acts his age. Spurrier credits that to a workout regimen that he's managed to maintain on a regular basis since his days as a quarterback in...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier still works out like a champ (Video)

We would venture to guess that South Carolina Gamecocks head coach Steve Spurrier is in better shape than most men his age. In fact, he is probably in better shape than a number of kids around the country who watch their beer belly grow by the hour. Now, we have confirmation. Thanks to The State columnist Josh Kendall, we can all get a nice look at one of Steve Spurrier’s workouts...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina’s Football Program Held A 10-Year Reunion Last Night

Last night, the South Carolina football program hosted a 10-year reunion, hosted by Steve Spurrier’s wife Jerri. The Head Ball Coach has been in Columbia since 2005, and players from throughout his tenure came to hang out. 10 yrs of Gamecock ball players! strong group! Great night! pic.twitter.com/URyyLlRmCk — Steve Spurrier Jr (@coachspurrierjr) April 10, 2015 One of the...
Via College Spun
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Former South Carolina QB Stephen Garcia, In Gators’ Gear, Poses With Spurrier’s Statue At Florida

For some reason, former South Carolina quarterback Stephen Garcia was the man who threw passes to Florida’s NFL hopefuls at the Gators’ pro day Tuesday morning.  Here’s Garcia playing QB for Florida in The Swamp.  Who is that spinning it at Florida’s pro day? It’s @StephenGarcia, who played for a Gator at South Carolina. pic.twitter.com/Cz8SC8xAaE — Andy Staples (...
Via College Spun
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Steve Spurrier, Christian Hackenberg, Urban Meyer, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Saturday edition.I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For.South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier says the decision on who will be the Gamecocks' starting quarterback will "drag into the summer in all likelihood." (AP/Yahoo! Sports)Onward Christian Hackenberg.Josh Moyer profiles Penn State starting QB Christian Hackenberg. (ESPN)Spring Forward.Kevin McGuire...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Quarterback Questions: Spurrier seeks new Gamecocks' starter

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier has had few issues at the quarterback position the past few seasons with the Gamecocks. His reputation for having little patience with those in the position could be tested this year. ''Who's the quarterback?'' is the biggest question of spring ball - and one that Spurrier said Saturday the competition will remain open into...
Via AP on Fox
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Called Into The Dan Patrick Show To Talk To Darius Rucker

Two of the most popular men in the state of South Carolina are apparently good friends. Country singer Darius Rucker and Gamecocks head football coach Steve Spurrier both joined Dan Patrick Thursday to talk about South Carolina football, Rucker’s career and somehow, Johnny Cash. Spurrier called into the show to surprise Rucker. The two also agreed that Rucker should write the...
Via College Spun
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Blasted Defensive Lineman Dexter Wideman For Skipping Class During A Media Session

Spurrier has a nice Saturday planned, which includes a Kenny Chesney concert tonight, but he’s not thrilled with everything going on with the South Carolina football program right now. During a media session today, Spurrier put defensive lineman Dexter Wideman on blast for missing class, telling reporters to ask him about it if they speak to him. Steve Spurrier: “Did y’all...
Via College Spun
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier hung out with Kenny Chesney before concert

Steve Spurrier’s had a pretty good day so far.  The South Carolina coach led the Gamecocks through a scrimmage at 9 a.m. At noon, he welcomed dozens of the top prospects in the country to the Columbia campus for his program’s junior day.  And now, the 69-year-old is getting ready to head to the Kenny Chesney concert. Here’s the Head Ball Coach with the country star in his...
Via College Spun
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier On Tennessee’s 7-6 Season: “In Knoxville They’re Still Doing Cartwheels”

South Carolina football is coming off of one of its most disappointing seasons of the Steve Spurrier era, but that doesn’t mean the Head Ball Coach is going to slow down when it comes to bashing other SEC programs. South Carolina, like Tennessee, went 7-6 and won a middling bowl game. The difference, according to Spurrier, is that Gamecock fans are disappointed, while Tennessee...
Via College Spun
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Two losses in a row doesn't stop Steve Spurrier from taking shots at Tennessee.

South Carolina is 0-2 against Tennessee since the Vols hired Butch Jones as its head coach. That isn't stoping Gamecocks head coach Steve Spurrier from taking shots at one of his favorite targets, though.HBC called 7-6 in 2014 "a decent year." Then: "In Knoxville, they’re still doing cartwheels because they went 7-6 and won a bowl game."— Paul Myerberg (@PaulMyerberg) March 18...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier reacts to reaction of his joining Twitter.

South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier said that "he didn't know anybody would pay attention" when he joined Twitter on Monday. That was before 44,400 fellow Twitter users followed him.The Head Ball Coach was apparently blown away with the response.“I have been very surprised (by the reaction),” Steve Spurrier said. “I think Connor Shaw was the first guy to send a Twitter...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

LSU Head Coach Les Miles Welcomed Steve Spurrier To Twitter

The news of South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier joining Twitter has plenty of people excited, including LSU head coach Les Miles. The Mad Hatter officially welcomed the Head Ball Coach to the social media site this afternoon. Welcome to Twitter Steve Spurrier @SC_HBC. I’ve been waiting for you to join us. #LSU — Les Miles (@LSUCoachMiles) March 2, 2015 Spurrier has already...
Via College Spun
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier joins Twitter, jabs Clemson

The college football world erupted with joy this morning when the Head Ball Coach, Steve Spurrier, finally joined Twitter. Early indications are that Spurrier is going to have an entertaining account, as it took the South Carolina head coach all of two tweets to troll rival Clemson.  Come out and support @GamecockBasebll today at 4 o’clock vs the team from the upstate. Ill...
Via College Spun
March 02, 2015  |  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
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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