Stephen Orr Spurrier is an American college football coach and former player. Spurrier is the current head football coach of the University of South Carolina Gamecocks. He is also a former professional player and coach. Steve Spurrier is a native of Florida who graduated from high school in Tennessee. He is a graduate of the University of Florida, where he played college football for the Florida Gators. Spurrier was a two-time All-American quarterback for the Gators and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1986. He played professional football for ten seasons during the 1960s and 1970s with the San Francisco 49ers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. Spurrier is known for winning the Heisman Trophy in 1966, coaching the Florida Gators football team to six Southeastern Conference championships and a consensus national championship in 1996 and, more recently, for elevating the fortunes of the Gamecocks football program at the University of South Carolina.