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Gavin

Spurrier

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#16

Quarterback
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 205
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Bowling Green, Ky.
High School: South Warren

Bio

PRIOR TO DUKE: Earned a total of four varsity letters with three high schools, receiving the last two at South Warren under coach Brandon Smith ... the 2019 Kentucky Super Preps Male Athlete of the Year ... two-time All-Sky selection ... Class 5A Most Valuable Player, Associated Press honorable mention all-state honoree and team captain as a senior ... during two years at South Warren, completed 371-of-566 passes (.655) for 5,450 yards and 62 touchdowns ... helped South Warren to a pair of Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) playoff appearances, capped with a 15-0 record and the KHSAA 5A championship crown as a senior with a 20-16 victory against Covington Catholic ... in the title tilt, completed 17-of-30 passes for 237 yards and two touchdowns ... invited to participate in the Best of the Bluegrass All-Star Game following senior campaign ... also earned two letters in soccer and three in basketball ... helped soccer to second place in the state championship in 2016. 

PERSONAL: Born January 10, 2001 ... son of Melissa and Steve Spurrier Jr. ... father is the outside wide receivers coach at Washington State and 1994 graduate of Duke after earning two varsity letters (1992-93) as a member of the football program ... grandfather, Steve Spurrier, served as the head coach of the Blue Devils from 1987-89, compiled an overall ledger of 20-13-1, was the ACC Coach of the Year selection in both 1988 and 1989, guided Duke to the ACC Championship and All American Bowl appearance in 1989 and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player (1986), following his Heisman Trophy winning career at Florida, and coach (2017), after guiding Florida to the national championship in 1996 and becoming the winningest coach in Gator (1990-2001) and University of South Carolina (2005-15) history ... cousin, Davis King, was a four-year letterman (2014-15-16-17) for the Trinity University football program. 

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