Steve Spurrier said he wants to go out a winner. So far, so good.
The 73-year-old coach has his Orlando Apollos at 7-1, taking a 2 1/2-game lead on the Birmingham Iron in the Eastern Conference of the Alliance of American Football. The Apollos already have clinched a playoff berth.
The Apollos came back from a nine-point deficit late in the fourth quarter Saturday to beat the Memphis Express 34-31. The Express, who lost Johnny Manziel to a concussion in the first quarter, were eliminated from playoff contention in falling to 2-6.
Garrett Gilbert rallied Orlando, going 22 of 40 for 310 yards with two touchdowns and two…