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Steve Spurrier Reveals Who He's Rooting For In Today's Florida vs. South Carolina Game

Steve Spurrier turned Florida football into an SEC power, and then had the most successful head coaching tenure in South Carolina history. Who is he rooting for between the Gators and Gamecocks in today's Elite Eight match-up?

One of Spurrier's former Gamecock stars, wide receiver Pharoh Cooper, tweeted at the Head Ball Coach to see who he is supporting.

Spurrier gave a pretty diplomatic, non-committal answer.

If Spurrier was being honest, he's probably going with the Gators. After his abrupt resignation from South Carolina football, Spurrier was Steve Spurrier Named Ambassador, Consultant For Florida Athletics

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The Gamecocks and Gators split their two regular season SEC meetings this season. South Carolina took the first one in Columbia 57-53 on January 18, while Florida handled USC on February 21 in Gainesville. Today's Elite Eight game tips off at 2:20 p.m. ET at Madison Square Garden in New York City, and will be broadcast on CBS. The winner will face Gonzaga in the Final Four.