South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier responded to recent playful comments from Clemson coach Dabo Swinney on ESPN on Tuesday with a few jabs of his own.
After Swinney said at ACC media days that Spurrier is from Pluto and he's from Mars, Spurrier had this to say:
Spurrier also wanted to make clear that he wasn't the only one of the pair that has made public comments directed against the other coach or school. From ESPN.com:
"The only thing I remind Dabo of is his comments three years ago of the real Carolina being in Chapel Hill and the real USC being in California," said Spurrier. "Sometimes he forgets he throws some stuff out there also. He wants to make people believe that I'm the only one that throws a little stuff out there."
South Carolina has dominated the teams' rivalry under Spurrier recently, winning the last five matchups in the series. Despite losing to the Gamecocks last season, Clemson went on to win the Orange Bowl against Ohio State. The victory, which led to another shot at South Carolina from the Tigers' official Twitter account, also spurred this from Spurrier on Tuesday:
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