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Spurrier vs. Fulmer, Round 2

Spurrier vs. Fulmer, Round 2

He is the NCAA's winningest active coach on a percentage basis, yet Tennessee‘s Phillip Fulmer has a 3-7 head-to-head record against Steve Spurrier. So, Fulmer was less than thrilled when he learned the former Florida Gator coach was returning to the Southeastern Conference – this time as overseer of the South Carolina Gamecocks.

"When I first heard he was coming back, I said, ‘Ah, crap,' or something like that," Fulmer confided during Wednesday's session of SEC Media Days in Birmingham. The surprisingly candid response drew laughter from the assembled reporters. After noting that "We didn't beat him enough in there (1990s)," Fulmer continued to praise his arch-rival. "He's an interesting personality … a dynamic...

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