Spurrier says omission was mistake

Updated: July 24, 2009, 8:12 PM ET
By Chris Low | ESPN.com

HOOVER, Ala. -- Steve Spurrier confirmed it himself Friday morning when he appeared at the SEC media days: He was the one who snubbed Florida's Tim Tebow in the coaches' voting on the preseason All-SEC team.

But it was because of an oversight, the South Carolina coach said, addressing the matter right off the bat in the news conference.

Spurrier explained that his director of football operations had filled out the ballot and brought it in to him. Spurrier said he glanced at ...

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