Steve Spurrier Clarifies That He’s “Resigning, Not Retiring”
Come back, HBC. Monday night, it was reported by a number of outlets that South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier would be retiring from coaching, effective immediately. Tuesday afternoon, Spurrier, during his final press conference with the Gamecocks, clarified his decision. Spurrier told reporters that he’s “resigning, not retiring.” He added that he might want to coach a high school team at some point in the future.Steve Spurrier starts off press conference by saying “I’m not retiring, I’m resigning. Let’s get that straight.” @Live5News #gamecocks— Meaghan Wallace (@MeaghanLive5) October 13, 2015“I’m resigning, not retiring….I might coach down the road, a high school team” – Steve Spurrier”— #TheShortSportsShow (@Short_Sports247) October 13, 2015Spurrier: “We’ve slid, and it’s my fault. I’m responsible.” Resigning, not retiring from coaching. pic.twitter.com/65SRGIxtW2— CoachingSearch.com (@coachingsearch) October 13, 2015“I think I was the right coach for this job 11 years ago, but I’m not today” – Steve Spurrier on resigning.— Peter Burns (@PeterBurnsESPN) October 13, 2015Spurrier has a 228-89-2 record as a college football head coach, with one national championship (Florida, 1996). Will South Carolina be his final stop?