Spiller has arranged his classes so he can take more trips home to Lake Butler, Fla., and visit his 9-month-old daughter. Wanting to be with his family had the star runner considering a move closer to home with the national champion Florida Gators.
SOUTH CAROLINA: Coach Steve Spurrier won't dumb down his championship goals for South Carolina, despite one of the biggest reasons for his optimistic outlook choosing not to return next season.
Spurrier is pointing to a Southeastern Conference title even though star receiver Sidney Rice is off to the pros after his sophomore season.
"We don't sit around here and mope about who we don't have," Spurrier said. "We try to get excited about who we do have."