Steve Spurrier Biography
Steve Spurrier is a former American football player and coach. He is well known as the winner of the 1966 Heisman Trophy Award which is represented by the Downtown Athletic Club to the nation. He is also renowned as the Coach of the University of South Carolina (USC). Currently, he is the Legendary former player and coach at the University of Florida.
Steve Spurrier Early Life and Education
Born as Stephen Orr Spurrier and better recognized with a name Steve Spurrier was born on April 20, 1945. He was born to his father, J. Graham Spurrier, and mother, Marjorie Spurrier in Miami Beach, FL in United State and grew up with his sibling brother, Graham Spurrier Jr. in Tennessee. Steve belongs to white ethnicity and his nationality is American.
Steve enrolled at Science Hill High School in Johnson City, Tennessee. While he was in high school, he played as quarterback for two years. From his school career, he grabbed the wide attention from the audiences.
After that, Spurrier attended the University of Florida, while he was in Florida he played as the quarterback for three seasons where he won the Heisman Trophy in his senior season of 1966.
Steve Spurrier Career
In the year 1967, Steve started his professional career signed with 49ers for nine seasons. After that, he played for Tampa Bay Buccaneers in April 1976. Then Spurrier played in 106 games where he completed 597 passes on 1121 attempts for a total of 6878 yards.
Along with this, Some memorable feats during his twelve season in Gainesville (1990-2001) including;
- Won the National Championship in 1997.
- Won the Six SEC Championships (1991, 1993, 1994, 1995,1996, 2000)
- Ranked in the Final Top twenty-five teams in the weekly polls 202 of a possible 203 weeks.
After retiring from the NFL, he started his career as a coach. Nowadays, he is one of the notable and successful coaches in the United State. From his career, he was honored by numerous awards and several rewards.
Steve Spurrier Personal Life
Moving towards his personal life, Spurrier married to his long-term girlfriend, Jerri Spurrier in the year 1966 on September 14. Since their marriage, they are living together with their family. The lovely couple is blessed with four children, Scott, Steve, Lisa and Amy Spurrier.
As of now, there is no news or rumors which led to their separation or divorced. At coming September the couple is going to celebrate their 50th anniversary with their children. And both of them are not involved in any extra marital affair.
Steve Spurrier Net Worth
Looking towards his fancy lifestyle we can assume that he must over million dollars. Steve Spurrier has an approximate net worth of $ 4 dollar and receives a large amount of salary from his profession. He currently resides in Tennessee. He is one of the well-established player and coaches and most of his income source hails from his career.