Johns Picking Up New Assignment

Jimmy Johns is going to make some mistakes as he learns a new position in his final season at Alabama. The former tailback began working at linebacker prior to the Independence Bowl game and has now had four practices in the spring.
March 26, 2008

Jimmy Johns Making A Move

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

Jimmy Johns Won't Be Moved

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

Johns Has Praise For Grant, Line

Give Jimmy Johns an opportunity to talk about himself, and it seems he talks about everyone but himself. Following Tuesday's practice he talked about tailback Terry Grant and the Crimson Tide offensive line.
September 5, 2007

Photo Gallery: Scenes from Tide's Sidelines

Photos from the sidelines in Alabama's game against Western Carolina.
September 3, 2007

Jimmy Johns Makes Move

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

Is This Answer To Shortage At Linebacker?

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

Johns Knows His Place

There may or may not be visions of sugar plums in Jimmy Johns' dreams this Christmas. But if you can believe the Alabama football sophomore, there are no thoughts of playing quarterback dancing in his head.
December 20, 2006