Posts by Justin Nails

Legendary Alabama players chat up Nick Saban when returning for graduation

Former Alabama players Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Amari Cooper, and Derrick Henry stopped by just in time for graduation and conversation on, among other subjects, finances and coming back to school to graduate. Nick Saban opens this episode of “Bama Cuts” by congratulating the players on keeping their promises of returning to school and earning their

Former Alabama players Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Amari Cooper, and Derrick Henry stopped by just in time for graduation and conversation on, among other subjects, finances and coming back to school to graduate. Nick Saban opens this episode of “Bama Cuts” by congratulating the players on keeping their promises of returning to school and earning their […]

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Was actor/comedian Tom Arnold (gasp) right about Nick Saban and the Giants?

In October 2016, actor/comedian Tom Arnold was a guest on “The Paul Finebaum Show” and said Alabama coach Nick Saban had flirted with the New York Giants before team hired Ben McAdoo in January 2014. http://broadband.espn.go.com/video/clip?id=17913755 Football fans, especially Alabama fans, scoffed at the notion that Nick Saban would think about leaving Tuscaloosa even though

In October 2016, actor/comedian Tom Arnold was a guest on “The Paul Finebaum Show” and said Alabama coach Nick Saban had flirted with the New York Giants before team hired Ben McAdoo in January 2014. http://broadband.espn.go.com/video/clip?id=17913755 Football fans, especially Alabama fans, scoffed at the notion that Nick Saban would think about leaving Tuscaloosa even though […]

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Suddenly in-demand Jeremy Pruitt could be an option for FSU as well

If the Florida State head coaching job comes open, Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt could fall into a fantastic opportunity. With Jimbo Fisher being linked to Texas A&M’s vacancy, the topic of Fisher’s replacement is huge given that Florida State would be the biggest job opening for the 2018 season. Pruitt’s name should appear at

If the Florida State head coaching job comes open, Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt could fall into a fantastic opportunity. With Jimbo Fisher being linked to Texas A&M’s vacancy, the topic of Fisher’s replacement is huge given that Florida State would be the biggest job opening for the 2018 season. Pruitt’s name should appear at […]

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QB De’Andre Johnson can’t save season 2 of ‘Last Chance U’ from Buddy Stephens

I had high hopes when I heard Netflix was producing a second season of “Last Chance U.” But after binge-watching season two, I experienced the sad reality that the bulk of it was spent focused on coach Buddy Stephens doing Buddy Stephens things. Buddy Stephens doing Buddy Stephens things is a reminder to everyone that

I had high hopes when I heard Netflix was producing a second season of “Last Chance U.” But after binge-watching season two, I experienced the sad reality that the bulk of it was spent focused on coach Buddy Stephens doing Buddy Stephens things. Buddy Stephens doing Buddy Stephens things is a reminder to everyone that […]

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Alabama AD reaffirms Tide won’t play in-state schools out of conference

The SEC spring meetings in Destin, FL continued Wednesday with Alabama Athletic Director Greg Byrne speaking to the media. Byrne reaffirmed a long-standing University of Alabama policy on the Tide playing in-state competition: Alabama AD Greg Byrne says he doesn't foresee Alabama scheduling in-state schools for non-conference games. — Dan Wolken (@DanWolken) May 31, 2017

The SEC spring meetings in Destin, FL continued Wednesday with Alabama Athletic Director Greg Byrne speaking to the media. Byrne reaffirmed a long-standing University of Alabama policy on the Tide playing in-state competition: Alabama AD Greg Byrne says he doesn’t foresee Alabama scheduling in-state schools for non-conference games. — Dan Wolken (@DanWolken) May 31, 2017 […]

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Facts debunk theory that Alabama players arrive in the NFL ‘beat up’

For the second year in a row, Alabama players in general experienced a surprising tumble in the NFL Draft between where they were projected to be selected and where they were actually taken. Johnathan Allen, Reuben Foster and O.J. Howard were all expected to be taken in the Top 10, but didn’t hear their names

For the second year in a row, Alabama players in general experienced a surprising tumble in the NFL Draft between where they were projected to be selected and where they were actually taken. Johnathan Allen, Reuben Foster and O.J. Howard were all expected to be taken in the Top 10, but didn’t hear their names […]

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Ex-Vols RB Treyvon Paulk, who was dismissed from UT, finds new home at Samford

Former Tennessee running back Treyvon Paulk has signed with FCS member Samford. It’s been a journey, to say the least, for Paulk. Just got better. Give this Dog the Rock #Squad17 pic.twitter.com/1iADSUM2VT — Chris Hatcher (@HatchAttack1) January 9, 2017 Paulk, who is from Alpharetta, Ga., an Atlanta suburb, spent the past two seasons at Hutchinson

Former Tennessee running back Treyvon Paulk has signed with FCS member Samford. It’s been a journey, to say the least, for Paulk. Just got better. Give this Dog the Rock #Squad17 pic.twitter.com/1iADSUM2VT — Chris Hatcher (@HatchAttack1) January 9, 2017 Paulk, who is from Alpharetta, Ga., an Atlanta suburb, spent the past two seasons at Hutchinson […]

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