Jadeveon Clowney Shouldn't Play Until He Gets Paid

South Carolina's all-world DE Jadeveon Clowney didn't play this weekend with a muscle strain, or maybe bruised ribs, and also some bone spurs in his foot. He's not been particularly clear on the ailment, or the state of his recovery, and the Gamecocks were surprised and confused that Clowney himself made the call to… »10/08/13 2:09pm10/08/13 2:09pm

South Carolina Spiked A TV Program Featuring A Slurring Steve Spurrier

Like most Division I head football coaches, Steve Spurrier is contractually obligated to appear on an eponymous television program every week following one of his team's games. This week's program—a recap of the Gamecocks' narrow win over UCF in Orlando Saturday—is very quickly being erased from existence. We want to… »10/02/13 10:18am10/02/13 10:18am

I Can't Stop Looking At Steve Spurrier In A Fast-Food Restaurant

I’m not sure which part of this photo of Steve Spurrier in a fast-food restaurant I like the most. That suit with the undone tie that makes him look like he just slept in his car? The sunglasses indoors? That thumbs-up and facial expression of utter satisfaction as he reaches into the condiment station? The guy in the… »7/19/13 8:47am7/19/13 8:47am

Winter's Almost Over: Steve Spurrier Is Shirtless Again

Forget Punxsutawney Phil and shadows: The surest indication that spring is just around the corner is Steve Spurrier parading around Columbia without a shirt. Right on time, there's the Old Ball Coach providing us with his annual reminder yesterday at South Carolina's spring practice. Feeling warmer already, aren't you? »3/06/13 2:15pm3/06/13 2:15pm

Steve Spurrier Gave Reporters Envelopes Full Of Cash Today, For Some Reason

Old weirdo and known media manipulator Steve Spurrier had an improptu chat with reporters at halftime of the Arkansas-South Carolina basketball game today, and did one somewhat odd thing, followed by one extremely odd thing: He asked the reporters a college football trivia question—a self-serving one, naturally, or it… »1/26/13 5:45pm1/26/13 5:45pm

Steve Spurrier Wants A Columnist Fired And Will Probably Get His Way

Ron Morris, a columnist for The State newspaper in South Carolina, has publicly disagreed with Steve Spurrier before and been publicly rebuked before. Saturday Down South has a good recap of the situation; it's worth watching the video at that link if you want to see Steve Spurrier be both incredibly folksy and a… »9/29/12 4:20pm9/29/12 4:20pm

Steve Spurrier Kicks Reporter Out Of Press Conference, Announces Dismissal Of QB Stephen Garcia, Drops The Mic

At the start of his weekly press conference today—and just about an hour before announcing that former starting QB Stephen Garcia had been dismissed from the team—South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier made an announcement to the gathered reporters. He would not, he explained, go through with the usual dog and… »10/11/11 3:20pm10/11/11 3:20pm

Helmetless South Carolina Football Player Crashes Moped While Trying To Carry A Pizza

College football players seem to be having a tough time navigating mopeds and scooters. Last year, there was the Kentucky running back who broke his arm during an accident, followed by the Iowa lineman whose frightening crash into a truck was captured on video. Then came Georgia, where coach Mark Richt made it clear… »8/30/11 4:45pm8/30/11 4:45pm