The Ol' Ball Coach will no longer roam the sidelines for the South Carolina Gamecocks.
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is retiring per source.— Thayer Evans (@ThayerEvansSI) October 13, 2015
Spurrier's Gamecocks are 2-4 this season, with an 0-4 SEC record.
Footballscoop.com is reporting that Spurrier's retirement is immediate. Quarterbacks coach G.A. Magnus will take over as interim head coach, according to thestate.com.
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Spurrier posted an 228–89–2 record as a college football head coach. He had success at previous stops with Duke and Florida. He won a national championship, seven conference titles and nine conference coach of the year awards. While his time with the NFL's Washington Redskins was far less successful, but Spurrier was beloved by many.
This is the fifth head coaching change this season, and the fourth this week. North Texas fired its coach Saturday night, Maryland dismissed Randy Edsall Sunday and USC canned Steve Sarkisian Monday.
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