Steve Spurrier Quotes


56 Steve Spurrier quotes:



"Being a bowl team is a wonderful achievement for so many teams, and if you look at the history of the University of South Carolina, a bowl game is pretty good."
"All I can say is that I'm going to try to coach the way I've coached in the past. And if it ends up not being good enough, then so be it."
"But as coaches, we need to get a little more fire and passion and be more demanding that our guys get the job done. I think players will respond to that, and we'll see."
"But at some point, we've got to have disciplined play and have got to coach better. I'm not putting it on the players. We've got to coach them to tackle and block better. It's as simple as that. If we can do those things, we'll have a chance."
"I do have some young coaches, but I don't really believe that is the biggest problem we have here."
"I really believe everything is here for us to be very successful."
"I think I've got an outstanding defensive assistant staff that's really going to help us have consistent, strong defenses. And offensively, we have an excellent staff. We've got some younger guys on offense, but that's what I coach and have my entire coaching career."
"If the play goes bad, it was a bad call - even though it might have been a pretty good call. That's just the way it is, and we accept it and move on."
"Number four, we're going to play like winners, play the game the way it's meant to be played. Don't get full of yourself if something good happens. Don't get too depressed when something bad happens."
"Number three, we're going to play very smart and we're not going to beat ourselves. If the other team is better than us and they just out execute us and play better then we can live with that, but we're going to play smart and give ourselves every opportunity to win the game."
"Number two, we're going to play with a lot of effort. Our guys are going to be in such good shape that fatigue is not going to be a problem. We're going to play with full effort from snap to whistle on every play the entire game."
"Obviously my last two years in the NFL were not much fun at all."
"Our coaches want to be a part of South Carolina football when they win it for the first time. When they win the division, when they win the SEC, win a major bowl game, etc. The opportunities to do it all for the first time here make it extra special."
"Our stadium seats over 80,000, and we sell all of our tickets."
"So I don't really believe that how many years you've had in the league determines how well your players play... Coaching is coaching."
"So you get two good hours on the field about every day, you get about an hour and a half in the meeting room and that's pretty much all you need to thoroughly coach your team."
"So, I didn't say we are going to win a lot, but we are going to play like winners, and we've got a plan in place to teach our guys how to play like winners and play like a champion."
"So, we were able to throw, and run, the ball successfully, and play defense. And well, we won the conference six in my first seven years there."
"The first few years, throwing was very easy. The defenses weren't geared up for it. Then later the defenses got a lot better toward stooping the pass."
"We've got a support system that gives our players a wonderful opportunity to graduate. If they go to class and give good effort, they can graduate from this school, and I believe that's important when you go out recruiting."



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