Steve Spurrier Coaching Tree


The College Football Coaching Tree


College Jobs

Duke Head Coach (1987-1989)
Florida Head Coach (1990-2001)
South Carolina Head Coach (2005-2015)

Pro Jobs

Tampa Bay Bandits (1983-1985)
Washington Redskins (2002-2003)


Additional Resources


Steve Spurrier Home Page


Steve Spurrier Coaching Tree Roots


College Roots

Ray Graves
Played at Florida for Graves (1963-1966) winning the Heisman Trophy his senior year

Doug Dickey
Quarterbacks coach at Florida under Dickey (1978)

Pepper Rodgers
Quarterbacks coach at Georgia Tech under Rodgers (1979)

Shirley “Red” Wilson
Assistant coach/offensive coordinator at Duke under Wilson (1980-1982)

Pro Roots

Jack Christiansen
Played for the San Francisco 49ers under Christiansen (1967)

Dick Nolan
Played for the San Francisco 49ers under Nolan (1968-1975)

John McKay
Played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers under McKay (1976)


Steve Spurrier Coaching Tree Branches


Ellis Johnson
Southern Miss Head Coach (2012)

Rick Stockstill
Middle Tennessee Head Coach (2006-present)

Bob Stoops
Oklahoma Head Coach (1999-present)

Charlie Strong
Florida Interim Head Coach (2004)
Louisville Head Coach (2010-2013)
Texas Head Coach (2014-2016)
USF Head Coach (2017-present)


This article has 2 Comments

    1. We agree with you, John. He even had a higher win percentage (albeit, just a fraction of a point) than Urban Meyer.

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