Spurrier: ‘I think we’ve got a team on the verge, I really do.’

USC coach Steve Spurrier, who turned 64 in April, still enjoys what he is doing. He likes his new staff and gets along with the current group of players — including the quarterback he hopes will lead the Gamecocks to their first appearance in the SEC championship game. Spurrier spoke with The State’s Joseph Person at the recent SEC meetings in Destin, Fla.
QUESTION: Do you think you’re close to achieving what you came to South Carolina to do?

ANSWER: We’ve only got seven seniors. That’s something to remember.