Gainesville in Alachua County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
— NCAA Football Hall of Fame —
Steve Spurrier was named to the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1986 and as a coach in 2017. Spurrier joined Amos Alonzo Stagg, Bobby Dodd and Bowden Wyatt as the only four to be inducted as a player and coach. The 1966 Heisman Trophy winner, Spurrier earned All-America status in 1965 and 1966 (unanimous). He shattered every school record at the time for game, season and career in passing and total offense along with setting numerous SEC marks.
Erected by University of Florida.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Sports.
Location. 29° 38.941′ N, 82° 20.975′ W. Marker is in Gainesville, Florida, in Alachua County. Marker is at the intersection of Gale Lemerand Drive and Stadium Road, on the right when traveling north on Gale Lemerand Drive. Marker located on wall in front of the Heavener Football Complex which is adjoined to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 157 Gale Lemerand Drive, Gainesville FL 32611, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. Wes Chandler (here, next to this marker); Danny Wuerffel (here, next to this marker); Jack Youngblood (here, next to this marker); Ray Graves (here, next to this marker); Carlos Alvarez (here, next to this marker); Emmitt Smith (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Steve Spurrier (here, next to this marker); Wilber Marshall (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gainesville.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 27, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.