COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina has removed the 80-foot banner of former coach Steve Spurrier that hung outside of Williams-Brice Stadium the past two seasons.
Spurrier resigned in mid-October. Interim coach Shawn Elliott finished South Carolina’s season. Athletic director Ray Tanner said he has a "short list" of candidates for the full-time job and that the search for Spurrier’s replacement could stretch into next week.
The new coach won’t have to see Spurrier hovering over him when he arrives.
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Crews were outside Wednesday morning to remove the 35-foot-by-80-foot banner. Spurrier is South Carolina’s career leader with 86 victories from 2005-15. He was 77-39 before the poster went up in 2014 and 9-10 since.