Steve Spurrier, class act

He may be quick with a quip, but he’s still a dick.

I guess that made it okay for him to bail.  In his mind, at least.

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24 responses to “Steve Spurrier, class act

  1. Gaskilldawg

    “They can criticize me all they want. I have had enough praise to offset that.”

    What a role model and mentor to young men.Thank goodness he is gone.

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  2. Hogbody Spradlin

    Yes, lots of class. All of it low. (Insert groan emoji here)

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  3. practicaldawg

    Spurrier’s legacy is quitting. He quit at Florida, quit the NFL, then completely walked out on USCe. It’s how you finish that counts, and he always finished by quitting.

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  4. Doug

    What’s that saying, “Success has many fathers, failure is an orphan”?

    I wonder if Spur Dogg ever stopped to consider that a team’s attitude often reflects that of its coach.

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    • 81Dog

      To quote big Julius in Remember the Titans, “Attitude reflect leadership.” I’m not sorry we sent the Head Ball Sack into retirement with a 50 point ass kicking, I’m sorry we didn’t send him into retirement at halftime of his last ass kicking in Athens.

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      • 79Dawg

        Nah, based on the way he coached the second half and walked off the filed, I’m pretty sure that did happen (and remember thinking so at the time).

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      • Cojones

        It was glorious, eh 81? Imagine that had a lot to do with his and his team’s attitude all friggin’ year. The Dawgs certainly righted a wrong of the past such that he can’t brag about it anymore without remembering the same done to him.

        Up yours, Steve.

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  5. stoopnagle

    52.
    Dawgs got the last laugh.

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  6. CB

    I’ve always taken the position that if a coach builds a program up and takes them to previously unreached heights then they can basically leave however they want. Spurrier did that for Duke, Florida, and Sackerlina. Cock fans can hate him all they want, but the fact is he got them as close to relevance as they’ve ever been (and probably ever will be). Played for an SEC title, had a winning streak against Georgia, and even beat Bama.

    But yeah, he’s a dick though.

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  7. Russ

    They were a reflection of their coach and the work he was putting in.

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  8. Bulldog Joe

    Nepotism contributed to his downfall.

    Like a couple head coaches who used to coach in Athens.

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  9. Mad Mike

    That’s not how you spell asshat Senator.

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  10. Muttley

    First rule of coaching: if your team has a bad attitude, quit and blame them.

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  11. CEPH

    If we had Spurrier all those years instead of Richt we would probably have never lost a game. You can say whatever you want but if you can have three eleven win seasons at So. Caro. You can flat coach. I damn sure don’t blame him for leaving Wash. My only surprise is him taking the job to start with. God himself couldn’t work for Snyder, what an egomaniac!!!

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    • Doug

      I gave up on my Washington fandom years ago, so I guess it doesn’t really matter now, but I remember being really conflicted about Spurrier’s abrupt departure. On the one hand, I was glad he was gone; on the other hand, I was pissed that he was jetting out and leaving the team such a mess. (Although given what a shitshow they’ve been pretty much the entire time Snyder’s been the owner, who could tell the difference, I guess.) Basically Spurrier thought he could take the NFL by storm by assembling a fantasy team of washed-up Gators, and when that predictably failed, he turned tail and ran.

      Good coach at the college level and everything, but I’ve never had any respect for him and never will. Not that I think that’s keeping him up nights.

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  12. Opelikadawg

    Darth Visor does not fail. Others fail him.

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  13. The only praise that i know of being sent his way, was the medical help he got Mrs. Holtz (Lou’s wife)…other than that, hey spurrier,FU… NOW AND FOREVER!!!!!!!

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  14. South FL Dawg

    Spurrier was there for years so he recruited and cultivated those attitudes.

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  15. Milledge Hall

    The 1966 Dawg rush featuring Bill Stanfill burying Spurrier and the ditch lizards is my all time favorite memory of the small ball corch. Second favorite is the 2015 Dawgs hanging half a hundred on his sorry ass!!

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  16. UnderDog68

    Typical SOS….It was all on the players.

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