Ex-South Carolina HC Steve Spurrier: I should have resigned sooner

Monday February 8th, 2016

Former South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier said Monday that he should have resigned sooner from his position with the team, reports Paul Finebaum.

“We all have an expiration date, I missed mine,” Spurrier said. “Mine should have been after the Miami game in 2014.”

Spurrier, 70, announced his resignation from South Carolina in October. He made the decision after the Gamecocks opened the season 2–4, a start for which he took the blame.

“It’s time for me to get out of the way and let somebody else have a go at it,” Spurrier told reporters in October.

When he resigned, Spurrier was in the midst of his 11th season at the helm of South Carolina’s program, having led the team to a 86–49 record in his career.

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The Gamecocks finished the 2015 season with a 3–9 record.

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