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BUSTED: Spurrier's SEC all-conference ballot

Posted on: July 24, 2009 10:51 am
Edited on: July 24, 2009 3:31 pm
 

HOOVER, Ala. -- Steve Spurrier came this close to having his retired number taken down at The Swamp and dumped in a swamp.

We now know that the South Carolina coach was the lone SEC coach who didn't vote for Tim Tebow on the coaches' preseason All-SEC team.  Now it becomes a case of damage control. Spurrier was allowed to change his vote to Tebow, diminishing, but not ending, a growing controversy.

Votergate has become a three-day story here at the SEC media days. Tebow was not among the three unanimous choices on the team.  Ever since then, every coach on the podium has been asked about his quarterback vote. With three coaches left -- Spurrier, Lane Kiffin and Les Miles -- the news has brokenthat the South Carolina coach's ballot did not include Tebow.

Spurrier said Friday morning he OK'd a ballot filled by a football operations aide without looking at the names. Ole Miss' Jevan Snead was listed on Spurrier's ballot.

"Some coach made a careless mistake," Spurrier said. "A coach brought it into me and I signed off on it ... It's my fault. It's my responsibility. I apologized to Tim Tebow."

"Tim Tebow is the best quarterback in this league."

The vote is now unanimous. (Coaches couldn't vote for their own guys.) We'll see if Gator Nation accepts the apology and lets the controversy die.

 

 

 

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Since: Mar 7, 2009
Posted on: July 28, 2009 1:23 pm
 

BUSTED: Spurrier's SEC all-conference ballot

"sign off on his pick for the coachs' poll"

Actually, it has been reported that several coachs let an assistant or the AD do the poll.  Which makes a certain kind of sense; how much time do coachs have to watch games of other teams?



Since: May 11, 2007
Posted on: July 26, 2009 2:31 am
 

BUSTED: Spurrier's SEC all-conference ballot

Last time I checked, this is still a country where you have the choice to vote the way you want to. If he thinks there is a better QB, then he may vote for that QB. Writers are starting to think the obama way... you know, if you don`t vote their way, it`s wrong. And more times than any... they are the ones that are wrong



Since: Nov 3, 2007
Posted on: July 25, 2009 7:58 pm
 

BUSTED: Spurrier's SEC all-conference ballot

Who the hell cares. Have we ever had a Heisman winner receive every vote. Even if Spurrier had actually voted for someone else, he voted for Jevan Snead. Snead is actually considered the better pro prospect.




Since: Mar 8, 2008
Posted on: July 25, 2009 2:25 pm
 

BUSTED: Spurrier's SEC all-conference ballot

Jeez. Huge controversy over basically nothing. School's vote slipped by Spurrier, he explained it, he apologized, he corrected it. End of story.



Since: Dec 10, 2008
Posted on: July 25, 2009 12:34 pm
 

You say Tebow was on your RIVAL high school team?

ahhhhh......pal, if you want anyone to take any criticism you have of someone, don't start out your post by saying that!

By the way, he better NOT be the next Michael Vick.




Since: Sep 28, 2006
Posted on: July 25, 2009 10:26 am
 

BUSTED: Spurrier's SEC all-conference ballot

"he is definitely not the next Michael Vick."

That is the best compliment you could have given Tim Tebow. Enough said!! Tim Tebow is a class act on and off the field. You are absolutely right- he is not the next Michael Vick!!!



Since: Apr 26, 2008
Posted on: July 25, 2009 8:06 am
 

BUSTED: Spurrier's SEC all-conference ballot

you would be surprised how many coaches do...



Since: Sep 1, 2006
Posted on: July 25, 2009 7:09 am
 

BUSTED: Spurrier's SEC all-conference ballot

Steveo is a fucking fag man , pussyass cocksucker , bitchass , who is gwef ui



Since: Sep 1, 2006
Posted on: July 25, 2009 7:06 am
 

BUSTED: Spurrier's SEC all-conference ballot

Yea Steveo is a fucking pussy ass punk ,who cant make it in the grew up world



Since: Mar 23, 2007
Posted on: July 25, 2009 3:29 am
 

BUSTED: Spurrier's SEC all-conference ballot

YOUR AN IDIOT


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