29 Remarkable Steve Spurrier Quotes

29 Remarkable Steve Spurrier Quotes

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Steve Spurrier is a former NFL football player. He played for the NFL for 10 years before he retired and began a coaching career. He is now the head coach for the University of South Carolina Gamecocks.

“Alabama, gosh, they look like they could beat a couple of those NFL teams that I’ve watched on Sundays.”

“All I can say is that I’m going to try to coach the way I’ve coached in the past. And if it ends up not being good enough, then so be it.”

“Certainly that Georgia job is one of the best in the country.”

“Football players are busy (with) study halls and tutoring. Well, anyway, at South Carolina they are. I don’t know about all these other schools.”

“Half our players don’t know who coaches Georgia, Tennessee or Vanderbilt.”

“I do have some young coaches, but I don’t really believe that is the biggest problem we have here.”

“I don’t know. I sort of always liked playing them that second game because you could always count on them having two or three key players suspended.”

“I know why Peyton came back for his senior year. He wanted to be a three-time star of the Citrus Bowl.”

“I really believe everything is here for us to be very successful.”

“If he doesn’t want to play, he doesn’t have to play.”

“If I had a defense like Hal Mumme has, I would be trying them on every kickoff.”

“I’m not saying anybody broke any rules; I’m just saying there was a feeling of, well, those kids are driving awfully nice cars. How’s it happen?”

“In 12 years at Florida, I don’t think we ever signed a kid from the state of Alabama … Of course, we found out later that the scholarships they were giving out at Alabama were worth a whole lot more than ours.”

“In my experience I’ve learned women are better streakers.”

“It’s not going to be that easy the rest of the season, … Blake has to play extremely well for us to have a chance.”

“It’s sort a like going after girls. You do the best you can. You know that.”

“Most of our guys have never been to Death Valley. (LSU’s stadium) is the Death Valley, isn’t it? Or is there another one? There’s two of them. That’s right. There’s two Death Valleys.”

“Number four, we’re going to play like winners, play the game the way it’s meant to be played. Don’t get full of yourself if something good happens. Don’t get too depressed when something bad happens.”

“Obviously my last two years in the NFL were not much fun at all.”

“Our stadium seats over 80,000, and we sell all of our tickets.”

“So you get two good hours on the field about every day, you get about an hour and a half in the meeting room and that’s pretty much all you need to thoroughly coach your team.”

“The time I went there, they weren’t near the team they are now, … A different environment, completely different. A different team. A different head coach. The fans, probably their enthusiasm is about 10 times greater than it was that day.”

“They’re like poison. You swallow the stuff and it’ll kill you.”

“We thought we had done something good beating Clemson. And then Kentucky beat ‘em, and Clemson was a good team. At one point in the year they were a dang good team. I don’t know exactly what happened to them.”

“Will be the 14th time I’ve coached in Neyland Stadium. … I’ve coached there more than some of their coaches.”

“You can’t spell Citrus without U-T.”

“You know what FSU stands for, don’t you? Free Shoes University.”

“You think I make the schedule? If I made the schedule Georgia would be playing LSU and we’d be playing Ole Miss.”

“You’d be surprised. Some of these guys actually have good-looking’ wives.”