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Ten Seasons of Spurrier: Spurrier's Top Ten Best/Most Memorable Quotes

The HBC might be the most quotable coach in college football.

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We all know and love his many Spurrierisms, but in this edition of Ten Seasons of Spurrier, we're counting down the Head Ball Coach's 10 best and/or most memorable quotes. Steve Spurrier is nothing if not a wordsmith, so without further ado, let's get to the list.

10. "I don't know that you can have a trophy for every game. Up in the Big Ten, they got a bunch of 'em. Don't know how many games you can have a trophy for, as you go through the season." According to Wikipedia, there are 15 trophies given out in rivalry games in the Big Ten. These include the Old Oaken Bucket and the Old Brass Spittoon, which sound more like they belong in the wild west than the midwest, but you do you, Big Ten.

9. "We felt like another field goal wouldn't look as good as another touchdown...seven is better than two threes. Did you know that? Did y'all know that? Seven's better than six." I never was all that good at numbers. Thanks, Steve. [skip to the 2:08 mark for this one]

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8. "I forgot to get fired and I'm not going to cheat." Pretty good strategy for keeping your job, imo. [skip to the 11:25 mark or watch the whole thing for a whole bunch of good quotes]

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7. "The Pope is 77 years old and he's in charge of a billion people. All I have to do is put 11 on the field." Wonder how the Pope would do at managing the clock, though.

6. "I do feel badly for Arkansas. That's no fun getting your butt beat at home, homecoming and all that." Ouch. This presser was great. [skip to the 1:17 mark or watch the whole thing, it's fun]

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5. "They’ve got a good team, but continue to not play very well when they play us for some reason." This, of course, was said about Clemson. We won't talk about last season...

4. "Clowney's back full go. Looks good. He's gonna play now against North Carolina. Gitdawerdout. Get those national media boys." As you know, we here at GABA love to help #gitdawerdout.

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3. "Most of our guys have never been to Death Valley. (LSU's stadium) is the Death Valley, isn't it? Or is there another one? There's two of them. That's right. There's two Death Valleys." ZING. Fast forward to the 6:47 minute mark to watch the HBC drop this gem.

2. "I sort of always liked playing them that second game because you could always count on them having two or three key players suspended." Really, who doesn't like good jab at Georgia? Georgia fans probably wouldn't, but oh well.

1. "I said, ‘Well, what do you want me to do? I didn't say it.' Smart people don't believe everything they read, and they don't believe hearsay. ... I guess Dabo believed it." You didn't actually think this list was going to be complete without a shot at Dabo, did you? This quote, of course, was in response to that crazy rant Dabo went on after he thought Spurrier said something that Spurrier didn't say.