Spurrier to fans: Be nice to Lee Corso - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Spurrier to fans: Be nice to Lee Corso

  • Inside WLOX.comMore>>

  • UGA vs. USC promo video

    UGA vs. USC promo video

    ESPN has produced a promotional video for Saturday's SEC East showdown in Columbia. The video, posted on YouTube, outlines the game pitting the No. 5 Georgia Bulldogs against the No 6. South Carolina Gamecocks.KickoffMore >>
    ESPN has produced a promotional video for Saturday's SEC East showdown in Columbia.More >>
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

With ESPN's College Gameday heading to town this Saturday to cap off the game against the Georgia Bulldogs, Gamecock coach Steve Spurrier is asking fans to be nice to analyst Lee Corso.

"Lee Corso likes us," Spurrier said during his weekly press conference on Tuesday. "He made a statement years ago that we would never win the SEC and so far, he's right. I really believe he pulls for us a lot. Hopefully our fans won't boo him. He's a good guy, he really is."

Corso, of course, raised the ire of Gamecock fans back in 2004 when Spurrier first took the job at South Carolina.

The former Indiana Hoosiers coach claimed that Spurrier could never win the SEC even if he coached here for 400 years.

ESPN will be setting up shop on the University of South Carolina Horseshoe later this week for the Saturday morning broadcast.

It will be the broadcast's second time in Columbia in the past two years. They previously visited the USC campus back in 2010 when No. 1 Alabama visited.

Meanwhile, the actual game is set to be broadcast on ESPN beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Copyright 2012 WIS. All rights reserved.

  • SPORTSMore>>

  • Pascagoula, Harrison Central and Stone punch their tickets to Jackson

    Pascagoula, Harrison Central and Stone punch their tickets to Jackson

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:43 PM EST2018-02-25 04:43:32 GMT
    Pascagoula celebrates clinching a spot in the 2018 Class 6A State Tournament with a road playoff win over Biloxi (WLOX Sports)Pascagoula celebrates clinching a spot in the 2018 Class 6A State Tournament with a road playoff win over Biloxi (WLOX Sports)
    Pascagoula celebrates clinching a spot in the 2018 Class 6A State Tournament with a road playoff win over Biloxi (WLOX Sports)Pascagoula celebrates clinching a spot in the 2018 Class 6A State Tournament with a road playoff win over Biloxi (WLOX Sports)

    Of our ten area boys basketball teams playing in the second round of the playoffs, three advance to punch their ticket to the State Tournament in Jackson. 

    More >>

    Of our ten area boys basketball teams playing in the second round of the playoffs, three advance to punch their ticket to the State Tournament in Jackson. 

    More >>
  • MGCCC rallies for split against No. 5 Dyersburg

    MGCCC rallies for split against No. 5 Dyersburg

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:14 PM EST2018-02-25 04:14:05 GMT
    West Harrison product Brandon Parker goes to bat for MGCCC (WLOX Sports)West Harrison product Brandon Parker goes to bat for MGCCC (WLOX Sports)
    West Harrison product Brandon Parker goes to bat for MGCCC (WLOX Sports)West Harrison product Brandon Parker goes to bat for MGCCC (WLOX Sports)
    Mississippi Gulf Coast’s Colby Cagle and Cullan O’Shea delivered the big hits in a Game 2 comeback, and the Bulldogs bullpen once again did its job to earn a split against Dyersburg State. The Bulldogs scored five in the fifth to rally for an 8-7 win after their gloves deserted them in a seven-error 10-6 loss at Ken “Curly” Farris Field. “They showed a little bit of heart and desire,” Gulf Coast coach Rodney Batts said. “You never want to le...More >>
    Mississippi Gulf Coast’s Colby Cagle and Cullan O’Shea delivered the big hits in a Game 2 comeback, and the Bulldogs bullpen once again did its job to earn a split against Dyersburg State. The Bulldogs scored five in the fifth to rally for an 8-7 win after their gloves deserted them in a seven-error 10-6 loss at Ken “Curly” Farris Field. “They showed a little bit of heart and desire,” Gulf Coast coach Rodney Batts said. “You never want to le...More >>
  • Class 6A Girls Playoffs: Gulfport & St. Martin punch their ticket to Jackson

    Class 6A Girls Playoffs: Gulfport & St. Martin punch their ticket to Jackson

    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:21 AM EST2018-02-24 05:21:23 GMT

    Only two of five local girls basketball teams posted victories Friday night.

    More >>

    Only two of five local girls basketball teams posted victories Friday night.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly