Named first-team All-American at Florida.
Named winner of Heisman Memorial Trophy and SEC Player of the Year; repeats as first-team All-American. Most Outstanding Player in 1966 Sugar Bowl.
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Selected in the first round, third overall, by San Francisco in the NFL draft. He played for San Francisco from 1967-75 and for Tampa Bay in 1976.
Named quarterbacks coach at University of Florida.
Named quarterbacks coach at Georgia Tech.
Named assistant coach at Duke.
Nov. 22, 1982
Named coach of the Tampa Bay Bandits of the USFL.
Named head coach at Duke.
Nov. 18, 1989
Shut out North Carolina to clinch the ACC Championship.
Sept. 8, 1990
Won first game as coach at Florida, 50-7, against Oklahoma State.
Dec. 5, 1992
The Gators participated in the first SEC Championship game, losing 28-21 to Alabama.
Dec. 31, 1992
Florida won its first bowl game under Coach Spurrier, a 27-10 victory against North Carolina State in the Gator Bowl.
Dec. 4, 1993
Florida gained revenge against Alabama, beating the Crimson Tide 28-13 in the second SEC Championship game.
Sept. 3, 1994
Coach Spurrier’s Gators took to the field for the first time as the nation’s No. 1-ranked team. They beat New Mexico State, 70-21.
Dec. 2, 1995
Capped his first undefeated regular season (12-0) at Florida with a 34-3 victory against Arkansas in the SEC Championship game.
Jan. 2, 1997
Florida routed Florida State 52-20 in the Sugar Bowl to win the national championship and complete the team’s second-consecutive 12-1 season.
Oct. 30, 1999
Won his 100th game at Florida, a 30-14 victory against Georgia. He was the only coach in the century to win 100 games in his first 10 years at a school.
Oct. 8, 2001
Florida gained the No. 1 ranking for one week — the last time a Spurrier-coached team was ranked No. 1.
Jan. 2, 2002
Coached his final game at Florida – a 56-23 win over Maryland in the Orange Bowl.
Jan. 4, 2002
Resigned as Florida coach.
Jan. 14, 2002
Signed a five-year contract to coach the Washington Redskins.
Aug. 3, 2002
Made his Redskins coaching debut in a 38-7 preseason victory against San Francisco in the 2002 American Bowl in Osaka, Japan.
Sept. 8, 2002
Won his regular-season debut with Washington, defeating Arizona, 31-23.
Sept. 28, 2003
The Redskins beat New England 20-17 to improve to 3-1. Theywere the last team to beat the Patriots before New England’s 21-game unbeaten streak, which spanned parts of two seasons and included a Super Bowl win.
Nov. 23, 2004
Introduced as the 32nd head coach of the South Carolina program.
April 16, 2005
Almost 40,000 fans attended the Garnet and Black Spring Game, ushering in Coach Spurrier at Carolina.
Sept. 1, 2005
ESPN GameDay was on hand for the first game of the Steve Spurrier Era at South Carolina. The Gamecocks defeat UCF by a 24-15 score.
Oct. 29, 2005
The Gamecocks invaded Knoxville and left Tennessee with a 16-15 win over the Volunteers, the first Carolina win ever in Knoxville.
Nov. 12, 2005
In his first contest ever against his alma mater, Steve Spurrier led Carolina to a 30-22 upset win over the 12th-ranked Florida Gators. It was Carolina’s first victory over Florida since the 1930s.
Dec. 29, 2006
The Gamecocks defeated Houston 44-36 to win the 2006 Liberty Bowl and gave Coach Spurrier his first bowl victory at Carolina. He was the first Gamecock coach to take his team to a bowl game in each of his first two seasons.
Sept. 24, 2009
Defeated fourth-ranked Ole Miss, 16-10, just the second win in school history over a top-5 ranked opponent and the first at Williams-Brice Stadium.
Jan. 2, 2010
Became the first coach in South Carolina history to lead his team to four bowl appearances.
Oct. 9, 2010
Gamecocks defeat top-ranked Alabama, 35-21, notching the school’s first win over the nation’s No. 1 team.
Nov. 24, 2010
Gamecocks defeat Florida for the first time at “The Swamp,” earning their first SEC Eastern Division title.
Jan. 2, 2012
Gamecocks defeat Nebraska in the Capital One Bowl to become the first 11-win team in school history. Gamecocks finish in the Associated Press Top-10 for the first time in history.
Sept. 15, 2012
USC defeats UAB as Spurrier earns his 200th college coaching victory.
Nov. 24, 2012
Defeats Clemson, 27-17, to become USC’s all-time winningest coach with 65 victories.
Jan. 1, 2013
USC defeats Michigan in the Outback Bowl, winning 11 games for the second-straight season.
Nov. 30, 2013
USC defeats Clemson for a school-record fifth-straight time.
Jan. 1, 2014
USC defeats Wisconsin in the Capital One Bowl, winning 11 games for the third-straight season and finishing fourth in both major polls, the highest finish in school history.
Dec. 27, 2014
USC defeats Miami in the Duck Commander Independence Bowl, a school-record fourth-consecutive bowl victory.
Sept. 26, 2015
The Gamecocks defeat UCF 31-14 at Williams-Brice Stadium in what would be Spurrier’s final win as USC coach.
Oct. 10, 2015
LSU defeats South Carolina in what would be Spurrier’s final game as USC’s coach.
Oct. 12, 2015
Spurrier announces to his team that he is retiring as the Gamecocks’ coach.