Steve Spurrier won his first game as a coach in the Alliance of American Football Saturday night as his Orlando Apollos dominated the Atlanta Legends, 40-6.
The onetime Washington Redskins coach continued an impressive streak: He is 6-0 in his first game as head coach of a new team. It began with his debut coaching the USFL’s Tampa Bay Bandits, then at every stop in the college ranks and yes, even the Redskins in 2002.
The unique record wasn’t lost on the Ol’ Ball Coach, who zinged the Redskins in this postgame press conference:
Spurrier spent two seasons coaching Washington, went 12-20 and resigned amid differences he had with owner Dan Snyder.
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