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Spurrier: "First of all, I'm not retiring, I'm resigning"


Steve Spurrier took the podium for one final time as a college football coach at what had been touted as his retirement press conference.

Spurrier wasted no time in setting the record straight on that "retirement" talk.

Best start to resigning news conference:

— Ken Bradley (@KenBradleySN) October 13, 2015

Before Spurrier stood in front of reporters, athletic director Ray Tanner and president Harris Pastides made opening statements, and noted that both urged Spurrier to stay through the end of the season.

Then Spurrier stood in front of reporters for the last time

Finally, interim head coach Shawn Elliot took questions

To close things up looking forward to the future, Tanner was the last to field questions.

Update: This farewell song to Steve Spurrier set to the tune of Candle in the Wind is worth four minutes of your time. (H/T SiriusXM College Sports)