135 Total Quotes

Steve Spurrier Quotes

We'll have to see how it all plays out. Certainly Blake is our starter. He threw some errant balls out there today. Blake didn't play his best; he knows that. He's still the starter, but it was encouraging that Cade sort of proved that if something happens he can go play. We thought he would be. We'll try to get Cade as ready as possible. He's definitely second right now.
Steve Spurrier
#Balls

The time I went there, they weren't near the team they are now. A different environment, completely different, different team, different head coach.
Steve Spurrier
#Environment

You all think I'm the first guy to ever coach against his alma mater, ... This happens a lot around the country.
Steve Spurrier
#Coach

Oh, that's a secret, a little secret, ... Nah, we're breaking the balls in. They're all brand new and slippery as can be. Like a watermelon seed when they bring them out of the box. So you try rubbing them in the dirt, the grass, put a little sweat on them. You try everything to get where you can handle them.
Steve Spurrier
#Balls

We have our quarterback whisper. I found that's a lot easier on the ears, ... That way nobody can hear anything but the center. So he just whispers to the center, we snap it and run plays that way.
Steve Spurrier
#Ears

We played well at times both offensively and defensively. But in the whole realm of 60 minutes we didn't play good enough to beat Missouri. It seems like they played faster than our guys did. Give them credit, they kicked our tails.
Steve Spurrier
#60 minutes

We got Pops a catch for the record book.
Steve Spurrier
#Books And Reading

It was exciting to catch all those balls and make all that yardage,'' Coles said.
Steve Spurrier
#Balls

I'll cross that bridge if it comes to that, ... The thing I've tried to do all this year is not be lingering around, acting like I'm waiting for another guy's job. I don't believe that's the right way to do it. But now that he doesn't have a job, I guess there will be some discussion. We'll see what happens.
Steve Spurrier
#Bridge

It was an unusual game, but the Gamecocks won, and that's what we came here to find out. I'm not going to feel too bad, because a few plays here and there, they beat us.
Steve Spurrier
#Game

Hopefully everyone here will know where to send our money as soon as the information comes on that. It is a tragedy that all of us are thinking about.
Steve Spurrier
#Information

Everybody assumed that was the greatest college football down there. I think college football is excellent all over the country right now.
Steve Spurrier
#College

The time I went there, they weren't near the team they are now, ... A different environment, completely different. A different team. A different head coach. The fans, probably their enthusiasm is about 10 times greater than it was that day.
Steve Spurrier
#Environment

I have always thought the Vandy kids played pretty hard and I just thought they were a little short on talent. They have really improved their talent level and they are playing well. They are an extremely good team.
Steve Spurrier
#Kids

We're lousy coaches if we can't play better than the other night. I probably did too much media myself. We need to concentrate on playing.
Steve Spurrier
#Media

I remember every game I ever played. I can go back to junior high if you want.
Steve Spurrier
#Game

I think today gave him a little more confidence. He threw the ball with authority most of the day.
Steve Spurrier
#Authority

Certainly that Georgia job is one of the best in the country.
Steve Spurrier
#Country

We don't need a lot of cookies on Thursday afternoon before games. No, my background as a coach, we've never liked showering the guys with a lot of praise before the game. I don't know how that helps.
Steve Spurrier
#Games

I tried to get the Redskins to hire him as the general manager, ... Shows you how much influence I had.
Steve Spurrier
#Influence

I thought Blake played very well for his first performance, and, really, for any performance,
Steve Spurrier
#Performance

Blake felt a little pressure and held it too long. He's learning. He's hanging in there.
Steve Spurrier
#Learning

God smiled on the Gators.
Steve Spurrier
#God

He's still on my team. Because I might would've done the same thing as a college kid when somebody took the bowl game away. ... You get mad and you get over it. Those guys, I don't really have a problem with it.
Steve Spurrier
#College

After being here, I can really appreciate how the Carolina people love football and love their team, ... They've paid their dues. I'm hoping they get a return real soon.
Steve Spurrier
#Football

We were fortunate ... their safety, Lynn Hughes, fell down,
Steve Spurrier
#Safety

The games will only get harder,
Steve Spurrier
#Games

Nothing hardly ever rattles Danny Wuerffel. He has such a sincere faith and belief in God that things are going to work out. He's definitely a good person to have helping to lead that school and those kids, the inner-city kids in New Orleans.
Steve Spurrier
#Belief

We believe it is a very similar recruiting class to last year. You never know until about five years from now. We certainly feel the offensive lineman, the defensive lineman and a few players here and there will help our team immediately.
Steve Spurrier
#Class

We're not getting rid of anybody. We are readjusting the defensive coach and we are going to hire a defensive line coach.
Steve Spurrier
#Coach