University of South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier has filled the final vacancy on his coaching staff, naming Everette Sands as the running backs coach, it was announced today. Sands is the third coach hired in the last week at South Carolina, joining special teams coordinator Joe Robinson and linebackers coach Kirk Botkin.
"We are pleased to announce Everette Sands as our running backs coach," said Coach Spurrier. He's from Conway, was a running back at The Citadel and has been in coaching for several years. He will do an outstanding job with our running backs. He will also assist Coach Robinson with our special teams, as will several of the other coaches."
Sands come to South Carolina after spending the 2011 campaign coaching the running backs at NC State, his 16th year in the profession. In his lone season with the Wolfpack, his backs logged four individual 100+ yard performances for the first time since 2007.