South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier to retire

first_imgSteve Spurrier was in his 11th season at South Carolina.Steve Spurrier was in his 11th season at South Carolina.South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier informed his coaching staff Monday night that he is retiring, effective immediately, a person with knowledge of the matter told USA TODAY Sports.The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the decision has not been announced publicly.Spurrier will address the decision and an interim coach will be named at Tuesday’s news conference.The Head Ball Coach had a 228-89-2 record as a college football coach, including the 1996 national championship while at Florida.Follow the road to the 2015 College Football Playoff at The Football Four, our home to rate and debate the nation’s best. Spurrier also won the 1966 Heisman Trophy with the Gators and also coached Duke University and the Washington Redskins.Spurrier’s college coaching career includes seven conference championships in addition to the national title.last_img

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