Sunday 11th December 2016,
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Steve Spurrier Retires

Steve-Spurrier

South Carolina Head Ball coach Steve Spurrier told both his players and coaches that he is retiring immediately. Co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach Shawn Elliott has been named interim coach. A news conference will be held today at noon.

Spurrier, who is 70-years old, is in his 11th season coaching the Gamecocks. Spurrier has built South Carolina into a consistent winner but his last two seasons have suffered winning only seven games last season. He was guaranteed no better than .500 this season.

Players, coaches and the media took to Twitter to react to the news.

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