Steve Spurrier is perhaps one of the most storied and beloved coaches in all of the SEC and college football.
His sign-on to become the head coach at South Carolina in late 2004 brought more cheers and optimism that the South Carolina football program would be taking a progressive step toward being in the SEC elite. But it wasn’t an initial success at first.
Although it took a while, Spurrier finally put the right talent together the past two seasons to make South Carolina a threat in the SEC. Not since his days at Florida has a Spurrier-coached team been this hyped.
With hype comes expectations. Some are realistic, some aren't and some fit just right. For Spurrier, this season comes down to now or never. Here are five reasons why he can’t afford to underachieve in 2012.