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Steve Spurrier


Stephen Orr Spurrier

Inducted 1986

Date of Birth



Miami Beach, FL


University of Florida (1964-1966)


Steve Spurrier was one of those who proved you can go home again to enjoy an outstanding collegiate career. Born in Miami Beach, Florida, Steve attended Science Hill High School in Johnson City, Tennessee, before moving back to Florida for his college education. As a 6-2, 203-pound quarterback, Spurrier played for Coach Ray Graves' University of Florida Gators from 1964 to 1966. He was All-America twice, unanimous in 1966. In his career he completed 392 passes for 4.848 yards and 36 touchdowns. He punted for an average of 40.3 yards, with a 63-yard punt against Miami in 1964. He was in the Sugar Bowl as a junior, completing 14 passes for 160 yards. He won the Heisman Trophy in 1966. Spurrier played in the National Football League and went into coaching. He coached in the USFL, at Duke, Florida and South Carolina after a second stint in the pros. At Florida he won a national title.


Height 6'2

Weight 203

Career Highlights

  • 1966 All-Conference
  • 1966 Conference MVP
  • 1966 Heisman Trophy Winner
  • 1966 Unanimous All-America
  • 1965 All-Conference
  • 1965 First Team All-America
  • 1965 Heisman - Ninth
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