Correction, he actually said “That damn flag needs to come down.” April 16, 2007 3 comments University of South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier on the Confederate flag. 3 comments… add one University Update April 16, 2007, 8:08 am Correction, he actually said That damn flag needs to come down. Reply matthew mckeon April 16, 2007, 6:55 pm If I was a citizen of South Carolina I would be ashamed. Now what’s this about a flag? Reply Jim April 18, 2007, 9:02 pm I don’t think Capt. John C. Winsmith would agree. Reply Leave a Comment Cancel Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.