Steve Spurrier leaves Gainesville.
Steve Spurrier leaves Gainesville.
A nice summary of the situation: Ok, so Spurrier leaves and is replaced by Zook who was once demoted by Spurrier in favor of Bobby Pruett who left to coach Marshall (in exchange for Billy Donovan) only to lose off coord Ed Zaunbrecher to Zook, in order to fill the offensive hole left by Spurrier […]
This is such a great essay that I just had to blog the entire thing so I can have my own copy.
more on espn.com today: Stoops offered the job and Shanahan interested.
as of 5:40pm EST, the Gainesville Sun (GatorSports.com) is up and running with a low-graphic/high-traffic format and a half-dozen new articles — including some post-resignation quotes from Steve.
Kirk Herbstreit has an article up on ESPN now that’s really an obit of Spurrier’s college coaching career.
You can read ESPN analyst Beano Cook’s comments on Spurrier’s resignation in a “special edition” ESPN.com Chat Show. link via Susannah
Spurrier resignation statement text: Jan. 4, 2002 SportsLine.com wire reports Text of the statement Friday by Florida coach Steve Spurrier in announcing his resignation:
ESPN, citing a Gainesville Sun story, confirmed that Steve Spurrier resigned today as UF’s coach, presumably to make himself available for NFL jobs. The Sun’s website is down at the moment (no doubt under the load), but I think I can hear Tony Dungy in Tampa checking his voicemail messages to see if he still […]
12/26/2001 — As the college football bowl season winds up with the four Bowl Championship Series games, a new CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll of college football fans shows most would prefer to use a playoff tournament to decide the national champion. Only one in five prefer to keep the current BCS system as it is. Only […]
Danny Wuerffel is the latest athlete to cut a CD, but unlike other jocks, he’s not flowing about the grittiness of the mean streets. On the 14-song Heaven and Nature Sings – Christmas with Danny Wuerffel, Family, and Friends, the Bears’ quarterback lends his vocal stylings to such chestnuts as Silent Night and Joy to […]
Wow! I’m sitting here in LA with ESPN’s Best of Sportscenter on the TV and I just saw Steve Spurrier wish all the armed forces a Merry Christmas. That was cool.
It’s the most
of the year …
Even if they beat Florida, you still can’t spell ‘citrus’ without UT. Q. – What does UT football have in common with marijuana? A. – They both get smoked in a bowl. Q. – Why is the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and the State Prison in Nashville? A. – Nashville had first choice. Q. […]
This is the central reason people loathe the BCS. Because it doesn’t account for the human spirit. Because it doesn’t let players decide things on the field with guts and nerve and timing. Because it doesn’t allow a 22-year-old failed baseball player to enter a game and turn the football world on its head.
“It hurts,” UF coach Steve Spurrier said. “We didn’t win anything this year. We had a good record, had a lot of good games, but we didn’t win anything.”
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Documents released by the University of Alabama on Thursday concerning a recently concluded NCAA investigation into the Tide football program include a letter from Florida coach Steve Spurrier to Mike DuBose accusing the Tide coach and his staff of trying to buy off a recruit who had orally committed to the Gators.