South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier isn't worried about making headlines with what he says. Nobody should be surprised when he "declared" his Gamecocks the "national champions of the bowl season."
The Gamecocks (11-2) knocked off the Wisconsin Badgers in the Capital One Bowl on Jan. 1.
Even though his team didn't make the championship game, or a BCS bowl for that matter, Spurrier believes his team is the national champion. All right, then.
As The Office showed, declaring things doesn't really mean anything: