South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier is retiring immediately from coaching, Sports Illustrated and ESPN reported Monday night.
South Carolina is off to a 2-4 start, including an 0-4 mark in SEC competition.
The 70-year-old Spurrier is in his 11th season at South Carolina. His most successful years at South Carolina came from 2011-13 with three straight 11-win seasons.
Spurrier built Florida into an SEC power in his 12 years there, winning the 1996 national title and six SEC championshps.
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He left Florida to coach in the NFL with the Washington Redskins and went 12-20.