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CFB AM: Even Spurrier thinks Ohio State's dynasty is just starting

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier likes to pop up from time to time in offseason interviews, and he spoke to Chris Low about Urban Meyer and Ohio State recently. A couple interesting things: Spurrier wanted Oregon to win the national title because, “Oregon had never won [a title] and Marcus Mariota is a first-class young man. Ohio State had already won a bunch of them, and Urban...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gamecocks' Spurrier: 'Maybe some of us got a little cocky'

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier acknowledged the unprecedented run of success may have went to the Gamecocks head this past season. ''Last year we were No. 4 in the nation,'' Spurrier said this month. ''Maybe some of us got a little cocky that that was going to keep happening. We were just going to keep winning 11 games every year and it didn't happen...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Remember these names

While we wait — and wait and wait and wait — for Jim McElwain to complete his staff by hiring a wide receivers coach, here are two viable candidates who seem to have been overlooked by all those out there guessing who the guy might be: South Carolina wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator Steve Spurrier Jr. and Baltimore Colts wide receivers coach Charlie Williams...
Via Gatorsports.com - Robbies Playbook
11 days ago

CFB AM: Steve Spurrier loves few things more than hating on Georgia

It’s been a while since Steve Spurrier made a comment that made the rounds, which is unacceptable to Steve Spurrier. So Wednesday provided an opportunity to please his people by cracking a joke at the expense of one of his favorite targets: the Georgia Bulldogs. Georgia announced the hiring of Brian Schottenheimer as its new offensive coordinator, to which Spurrier responded with...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Met With The Media Tonight And, As Usual, His Quotes Were Awesome

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from the best quote in college football – Steve Spurrier. We last heard from the South Carolina coach on Dec. 27, the day the Gamecocks defeated Miami in the Duck Commander Independence Bowl, 24-21.  Thankfully, the 69-year-old coach took some time out of his schedule to talk with the media Wednesday evening.  As usual, his quotes were...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Comment on LSU vs. (Steve Spurrier and) South Carolina by Rivalry Series: LSU vs. Notre Dame | The Bayou Blogger

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Via In The Neutral Zone
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Listen: Steve Spurrier Turned Down Chance For South Carolina To Open 2016 Season vs. FSU At Citrus Bowl

South Carolina generally plays a pretty solid non-conference slate every year, with Clemson on the schedule every year, and other solid opponents like North Carolina, East Carolina, and UCF appearing fairly frequently. When given the chance to open the 2016 season with Florida State in Orlando, however, Steve Spurrier politely declined that opportunity. Spurrier was on the radio...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: Battle for Independence

The South Carolina football (6-6) is coming off perhaps their most disappointing season since Steve Spurrier took over in 2005, but they will have a chance to end the season on a high when they travel to Shreveport, Louisiana for the Independence Bowl on December 27. Steve Spurrier will be looking to avenge his 2005 Independence Bowl loss to then Big-12 opponent Missouri, who came...
Via isportsweb.com
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina receiver leaves team days before Independence Bowl

  South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says wide receiver Shaq Roland has left the team just days before the Independence Bowl. Shortly after arriving in Shreveport, Louisiana, on Tuesday, Spurrier said the junior didn't make the bowl trip and appears to be planning to drop out of school and turn pro. Roland was named the best high school player in South Carolina in 2011, but never...
Via AP on Fox
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Bowl Game Trivia: Can You Answer All 10 Questions Correctly?

2014 wasn’t all that kind to the South Carolina Gamecocks, but Steve Spurrier’s team came up with six wins, and will be going bowling once again. On December 27, South Carolina will take part in the Duck Commander Independence Bowl in Shreveport, Louisiana. In anticipation of that game in a few weeks, test your knowledge about South Carolina’s bowl history with our latest quizz:  
Via College Spun
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

REPORT: Will Muschamp agrees to go to South Carolina as DC

David Whitlock While Will Muschamp’s tenure as Florida Head Football Coach did not necessarily garner a lot of interest from rivals, his defensive mind was heavily sought in the Southeast once his services became available.  It appears that Steve Spurrier and South Carolina have won the Will Muschamp sweepstakes.  Burton Fowles of GamecockPride.com (Scout Network) reports that...
Via Sports-Kings
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Refutes Report That Claims Will Muschamp Is Heading To South Carolina

Steve Spurrier has denied a Scout.com report claiming the South Carolina coach has hired former Florida coach Will Muschamp to be his defensive coordinator.  According to GamecockPride.com, Muschamp has agreed to terms with the Gamecocks to be their new defensive coordinator. The report says Muschamp will make between $1.6 and $1.9 million a season and was intrigued by the “opportunity...
Via College Spun
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp, Jim McElwain, and Why I’ll Be Renewing My Season Tickets Regardless

Somewhere along the line, Will Muschamp lost his way. The man that was hired to be the head coach of the Florida Gators nearly four years ago could no longer cut it as the leader of the orange and blue footballers. It was sad at times to see our once great program fall to the depths of a 4-8 season and follow that up with a team that couldn’t finish close games. Along the way...
Via The Bull Gator
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Bo Pelini's firing could haunt Nebraska

What is wrong with this picture? On Monday, Steve Spurrier announced his intentions on remaining at the University of South Carolina, where he has gone 83-45 over the past 10 seasons. Meanwhile, Bo Pelini was shown the door at Nebraska over the weekend after going 67-27 in seven seasons. Judging by negative reaction from the football program and fans, it may be a decision Nebraska...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier To Remain at South Carolina: 'I’m Good To Go'

Steve Spurrier did his best Arnold impersonation – telling the media and the members of the South Carolina athletic department that he would be back on the sidelines, coaching the Gamecocks in 2015.Whether his staff remains intact for the 2015 season still remains to be seen.After a 6-6 season where the Gamecocks were picked in the preseason to finish in the top 10, it looked at...
Via Football Nation
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Says He Will Return To South Carolina Next Season

Steve Spurrier told The State that he will return for his 11th season as the head coach of South Carolina. “I’m in. I’m in,” Spurrier said Monday. “We had some down times and some of this, that and the other, but we’ve got a lot of good players on the way.” Spurrier turns 70 next April and said he plans on being around on the sideline for the next couple of years....
Via Thacover2
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Coach Steve Spurrier Will Return To Coach The Gamecocks In 2015

Steve Spurrier will be back next season (YouTube/gamdedayespn) Steve Spurrier isn’t going anywhere. According to Josh Kendall of The State, the 69-year-old Spurrier will return to Columbia to coach South Carolina during the 2015 season.  “I’m in. I’m in,” Spurrier said. “We had some down times and some of this, that and the other, but we’ve got a lot of good players...
Via College Spun
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

C.J. Spiller Roasts Steve Spurrier On Twitter During Clemson-South Carolina Game

Clemson has not defeated South Carolina in its last five games, so naturally Tiger fans are really enjoying today’s game, which they lead 28-17 late in the game. Clemson great C.J. Spiller was on the last Tigers team to defeat the Gamecocks, and he captured an unfortunate picture of a dejected Steve Spurrier, and used it to troll USC and the Head Ball Coach. It be like that coach...
Via College Spun
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

This Clemson vs. South Carolina Hype Video Will Get You Pumped For The Palmetto Bowl

Saturday afternoon, Clemson and South Carolina will play the 112th installment of their famed in-state rivalry series, which is now officially known as The Palmetto Bowl. The contest won’t have any College Football Playoff implications, but both teams can better their bowl resumes with victories. Plus, it’s the one game each team circles on the calendar before each season begins...
Via College Spun
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Steve Spurrier Left A Message Congratulating USC Women’s Basketball On No. 1 Ranking

For the first time in program history, South Carolina women’s basketball is ranked atop the AP Top 25, receiving 21 first place votes, and the team is getting a lot of attention on campus. USC football head coach Steve Spurrier even left a message for his colleague Dawn Staley, congratulating her team on ascending to the top of the rankings. Staley played the message for her team...
Via College Spun
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Where Does Steve Spurrier Rank All Time as A Coach?

Twenty-seven years in the business, 224 career wins and a national title to add to the resume. Steve Spurrier has basically done it all in college football.As the coach at Duke Florida and now South Carolina, does the 69-year-old continue to impose his will on the SEC as its elder statesman, or does he decide he has had enough and settles into retirement in Crescent Beach, Florida...
Via Football Nation
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tim Tebow busts out a brief Steve Spurrier impression

Tim Tebow busted out his Steve Spurrier impression on "SEC Nation" when talking about porous conference scheduling.
Via Gamedayr
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Gamecocks Spurrier not looking past South Alabama

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is worried about facing South Alabama and believes his Gamecocks should be, too. On paper, this one between the Southeastern Conference power and the Sun Belt team is a huge mismatch. But with South Carolina's recent problems, Spurrier is wary of what could happen against the Jaguars (6-4) on Saturday. ''We're not good enough...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: “Wouldn’t it be hysterical if we went bowling?”

The South Carolina football team (5-5) is coming off of their first win against an FBS school since September and are finally one win away from bowl eligibility. They have two chances to lock that up but should be able to do it comfortably this weekend, as they host the South Alabama Jaguars (6-4) this weekend at noon. The Jaguars football program is only in its fifth year of existence...
Via isportsweb.com
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Says ‘A Lot Of Teams’ Are Going To Want Will Muschamp As A Defensive Coordinator

Before Will Muschamp was Florida’s head coach, he was one of best defensive coordinators in the country at Texas.  Muschamp spent three seasons in Austin, Texas, and was thought of so highly by the Longhorns’ athletic department he was named the head-coach-in-waiting in 2008. Florida came calling in 2010, though, and Muschamp bolted.  The 43-year-old Gators’ coach won’t...
Via College Spun
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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