Spurrier prepping for life after Clowney - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Spurrier prepping for life after Clowney

By PETE IACOBELLI
AP Sports Writer

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Steve Spurrier says he's not slowing down as he prepares for his 10th season at South Carolina and does not believe his successful program will slow down after losing No. 1 NFL draft pick Jadeveon Clowney.

The 69-year-old Spurrier spoke to The Associated Press this week and acknowledged he wasn't sure how long he'd coach the Gamecocks when he arrived after the 2004 season. But after an up-and-down start, Spurrier has built the most successful program in school history - and he's not ready to step away from that yet.

Spurrier also believes South Carolina won't collapse after Clowney. The defensive end helped the Gamecocks go 33-6 the past three years. Clowney gave up his senior season and was taken the top pick overall last week by the Houston Texans.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • SPORTSMore>>

  • Report: FBI probe docs list range of payments to top players

    Report: FBI probe docs list range of payments to top players

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:37 AM EST2018-02-23 15:37:22 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 5:27 PM EST2018-02-23 22:27:49 GMT
    Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives. (Source: NCAA)Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives. (Source: NCAA)

    Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to...

    Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports.

  • Ropes Lady Eagles lose to Nazareth Swiftettes 40-31 in 1-A Regional Semi-Finals

    Ropes Lady Eagles lose to Nazareth Swiftettes 40-31 in 1-A Regional Semi-Finals

    Friday, February 23 2018 4:11 PM EST2018-02-23 21:11:09 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    The Ropes Lady Eagles lost to the #1 defending State Champions, the Nazareth Swiftettes, today at 1 p.m. at the South Plains College Texan Dome during the 1-A Regional Semi-Finals. 

    The Ropes Lady Eagles lost to the #1 defending State Champions, the Nazareth Swiftettes, today at 1 p.m. at the South Plains College Texan Dome during the 1-A Regional Semi-Finals. 

  • Hoop Madness Scores: 2/22

    Hoop Madness Scores: 2/22

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:38 PM EST2018-02-23 02:38:53 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Here's Pete with your high school basketball playoff scores for Thursday night.

    Here's Pete with your high school basketball playoff scores for Thursday night.

  • SEC FootballSEC CoverageMore>>

  • Sports

    Dawn Staley files $75K lawsuit against Missouri AD, SEC fines Sterk $25K for comments

    Dawn Staley files $75K lawsuit against Missouri AD, SEC fines Sterk $25K for comments

    Friday, February 23 2018 9:16 AM EST2018-02-23 14:16:46 GMT
    Dawn Staley. (Source: WIS)Dawn Staley. (Source: WIS)

    Gamecocks women's basketball head coach Dawn Staley has filed a defamation lawsuit against Missouri Tigers athletic director Jim Sterk for comments he made against her following a heated matchup in January. 

    Gamecocks women's basketball head coach Dawn Staley has filed a defamation lawsuit against Missouri Tigers athletic director Jim Sterk for comments he made against her following a heated matchup in January. 

  • LSU returns to top 25 in AP, Coaches polls following historic comeback

    LSU returns to top 25 in AP, Coaches polls following historic comeback

    The Tigers are starting to feel like themselves again. LSU (5-2; 2-1 SEC) is back in both the AP and Coaches polls after its come-from-behind upset over then No. 10 Auburn (5-2; 3-1 SEC).

    The Tigers are starting to feel like themselves again. LSU (5-2; 2-1 SEC) is back in both the AP and Coaches polls after its come-from-behind upset over then No. 10 Auburn (5-2; 3-1 SEC).

  • Coach O talks to media after preseason scrimmage

    Coach O talks to media after preseason scrimmage

    LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron will meet with the media, as LSU gets ready to begin the fall semester and the Tigers gear up for a hopefully success season.

    LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron will meet with the media, as LSU gets ready to begin the fall semester and the Tigers gear up for a hopefully success season.

Powered by Frankly