From the day he committed to sign with Alabama, Jimmy Johns has been an intriguing personality for Crimson Tide football fans. The one time quarterback, tailback, fullback and special teams player is now going to get a crack at a different position.
December 17, 2007
The time is not right. If it was 15 years ago, or maybe seven or eight months ago, Alabama junior running back Jimmy Johns might be in a position to get more playing time. But for now he's relegated almost exclusively to play on Crimson Tide special teams.
October 4, 2007
Reporters don't get to see too much of Alabama football practices, but even with only a brief glimpse it wasn't hard to notice Jimmy Johns getting some work at fullback. The former high school quarterback, who many thought might end up at linebacker, hasn't made a complete switch from tailback to fullback, but it seems likely.
August 8, 2007
People go to different places to get their sports news. For many Alabama fans, ‘BAMA Magazine and BamaMag.com are good sources. One place I have gotten interesting and sometimes reliable information over the years is at a shoeshine shop a couple of blocks from my office.
June 12, 2007