Report: Steve Spurrier getting pay raise from South Carolina

Jan 1, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; South Carolina Gamecocks head coach Steve Spurrier talks with his team pre game against the Wisconsin Badgers in the Capital One Bowl at Florida Citrus Bowl. Mandatory Credit: David Manning-USA TODAY Sports

Head coach Steve Spurrier has led the South Carolina Gamecocks to three of their four double-digit win seasons in school history, and it appears that the school is now willing to reward him for his efforts.

According to Columbia, South Carolina newspaper The State, Spurrier is set to receive a pay raise that will make him one of the ten highest paid coaches in college football.

The report states that Spurrier will will have his salary raised from $3.3. million to $4 million per year.

Spurrier’s current deal runs through 2017.

The good news for everyone on Spurrier’s current South Carolina staff is that the Gamecocks are expected to provide them all with pay raises.

It is a well-deserved reward for the old ball coach.

Topics: South Carolina Gamecocks, Steve Spurrier

Want more from FanSided?  
Subscribe to FanSided Daily for your morning fix. Enter your email and stay in the know.

6 hours ago

NHL Playoffs 2014, Blackhawks at Blues final score: St. Louis wins 3OT thriller over Chicago, 4-3

7 hours ago

NHL Playoffs 2014: Hawks’ Crawford makes game-saving stop in OT vs. Blues (GIF)

8 hours ago

Corey Crawford makes great glove save vs. Blues (GIF)