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A collection of quotes and sayings by Steve Spurrier on winning, game, passion, opportunity, belief, football, team, problem, and coaching.

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Born On: April 20, 1945

Born In: Miami Beach, Florida

Steve Spurrier is an American former football player and coach. He is renowned by the name of ‘Head Ball Coach.’ Born in Florida, he was an all-state athlete at ‘Science Hill High School.’ In 1986, he was inducted into the ‘College Football Hall of Fame.’ We bring to you a compilation of famous words and thoughts that Steve Spurrier has shared both on-field and off-field. Following is a list of empowering and insightful quotes and sayings by Steve Spurrier which have been curated from his works, interviews, tweets, thoughts, and public utterances.
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I don't want to coach too far into my 60s. By then, I'll be playing golf four or five times a week.

Steve Spurrier

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.

Steve Spurrier

I do have some young coaches, but I don't really believe that is the biggest problem we have here.

Steve Spurrier

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.

Steve Spurrier

Obviously my last two years in the NFL were not much fun at all.

Steve Spurrier

Our stadium seats over 80,000, and we sell all of our tickets.

Steve Spurrier

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.

Steve Spurrier

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.

Steve Spurrier

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.

Steve Spurrier

I really believe everything is here for us to be very successful.

Steve Spurrier

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.

Steve Spurrier

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.

Steve Spurrier

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.

Steve Spurrier

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.

Steve Spurrier

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.

Steve Spurrier

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.

Steve Spurrier

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.

Steve Spurrier