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Who's next for SCarolina? Gamecocks could go for rising star

Steve Spurrier is retiring from South Carolina after doing exactly what he said he wanted to when he took the job: Accomplish things that had never been done before in Columbia. The Gamecocks didn't win their first Southeastern Conference title, but in 11 seasons under Spurrier, he became the winningest coach in program history. South Carolina reached the SEC title game for the first time and had three straight 11-win seasons. They regularly beat Georgia and Tennessee and occasionally Florida. South Carolina is a far more attractive job now than it was before Spurrier took it, but its history suggests Spurrier's time was an outlier that will be difficult to replicate. Spurrier...