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94. Steve Spurrier

100 Reasons to love college football

It's just not college football without the Ol' Ball Coach. Getty Images.

He is a Heisman Trophy winner. He is a Florida Gators legend. Yet, he is also a popular guy within the South Carolina program, taking the Gamecocks to the top of the SEC East in recent seasons and looking for more. Can the ol’ ball coach keep the Gamecocks running in the SEC this season? No matter what happens with South Carolina, the fact that Spurrier is involved in college football is great for everybody.

What we do miss is his cracks at rivals Florida State and Tennessee as a coach at Florida, although he has been known to crack some good lines when given the opportunity. He isn’t quite the same guy he once was, but he still has some good comments from time to time.

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Kevin McGuire
Contributor to College Football Talk on NBCSports.com. Also a contributor to Athlon Sports and The Comeback. Member of Football Writers Association of America and National Football Foundation. Follow on Twitter @KevinOnCFB.
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