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South Carolina Football: Video: Paul Finebaum Says Steve Spurrier Turned Age Issue From "Dead Story Into A 2 Day Story"

ESPN/SEC Network analyst Paul Finebaum never pulls punches when it comes to college football, and during an interview with Chris Mannix on The Dan Patrick Show today, he let loose on South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier. After Spurrier called an impromptu press conference on Wednesday to address concerns about his age and bash members of the media who have speculated that his tenure as head coach is coming to an end, Finebaum says that he turned "a dead story into a two day story."

We can't disagree with Finebaum here. Any 70 year old coach, even one as spry as Spurrier, is going to face questions about his longevity. It didn't become national news until Spurrier's abrupt media session. The Watergate-era Richard Nixon comparison during the interview may be a bit much, but Finebaum has some valid points.