Oct 222016

 No. 1 Alabama hosted No. 6 Texas A&M in a battle of the last remaining undefeated SEC teams.

In the first quarter, Alabama defensive lineman, Jonathan Allen, shed a blocker and flew over another to spear Texas A&M quarterback, Trevor Knight.

The Aggies fell to the Tide 33-14.

Jonathan Allen says hello to Trevor Knight.

Oct 022014

From Youtube.com Posted by Ward Johnson.

“Whatcha gonna do, brother, when the Dak Attack and the Bulldog nation runs wild on you? HAIL STATE!”


Dec 132013

From YouTube.com Posted By Keith Obermann.

Paul Finebaum joins Keith Olbermann to discuss the Heisman race, Nick Saban-to-Texas rumors, and Johnny Manziel’s NFL prospects.

Sep 242013
Drake and Paul Finebaum

Drake and Paul Finebaum

By Finebaum Fan.

ESPN radio host, Paul Finebaum, joined Canadian rapper, Drake, on ESPN’s SportCenter earlier today.

The two brought to mind the 1933 science fiction movie, “When Worlds Collide“.  Apparently, public perception of the two places them at opposite extremes of the spectrum.

Twitter exploded with comments related to that interview.  Here is some of that reaction.

Sep 242013

From Complex.com by Chris Yuscavage.

Over the course of the last six months or so, Johnny Manziel and Drake have become best buds. Okay, maybe not best buds. But they’ve clearly become pretty good friends. In fact, back in April, Johnny Football credited Drake with helping him become a changed man during the college football offseason. He took a trip to Toronto to hang out with Drake and seemed genuinely touched by the way the rapper treated him during his visit.

“To meet the No. 1 person on my bucket list, and for him to treat me like he did and how that whole trip went for me,” Manziel said, “I came back a completely different person.”

During an appearance on ESPN First Take earlier today, Drake spoke about his friendship with Manziel and defended his recent actions both on and off the football field. He also talked about what he has been talking to Manziel about in order to try and turn him into a better football player.

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Sep 132013

From Al.com by Carol Robinson.

Paul Finebaum in College Station

Paul Finebaum in College Station

Paul Finebaum also weighed in on Johnny Football. “I think the nation will be pulling for Johnny Manziel. I don’t care what I’ve said, what other people have said,” Finebaum said. “He’s just one of the most enigmatic players I have ever seen.”

“He is the reason why the ratings tomorrow will be a record number,” Finebaum said. “It’s not Nick Saban. He’s been there for a long time. Alabama is part of the texture and tapestry of college football, but Manziel is different. He’s new. We’ve never really seen anyone quite like him and I don’t know if we’ll see anyone quite like him in the future.”

Finebaum said an A&M victory Saturday would further elevate Manziel. “His reputation has certainly taken hits, but if he knocks off Alabama, forget Time Magazine, he’ll be in Times Square.”

Saturday’s faceoff is the biggest game in Saban’s career from a preparation standpoint, Finebaum said. “I really believe that Nick Saban has stayed up a little later every night. I’ve been told he’s brought in ex-coaches, defensive wizards, consultants from the NFL, they’ve broken down every game Johnny Manziel has played, which isn’t that many, and looked at all kinds of analysis and he has a game plan.”

Now what does that mean? “I don’t have any idea,” Finebaum said. “But he has never prepared harder or more diligently for any other football game.”

When Finebaum joined ESPN earlier this year, he declared Alabama would easily beat the Aggies in this game. “I’ve backed away from easily. The more I see of A&M, I think it will be a very competitive game but I think Alabama will win,” he said. “That not a prediction you can make and say I will guarantee my life on it, but I think Alabama has the motivation.”

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Sep 112013

From: FoxNews.com

"Bear" Bryant and Johnny Manziel

“Bear” Bryant and Johnny Manziel

Bear Bryant was born 100 years ago Wednesday. That was about 50 years too soon to rescue Johnny Manziel.

Maybe Bryant could have made Johnny Football grow up. Nobody else seems to be having much luck.

We’re all familiar with Manziel’s antics by now. The partying, the preening, the petulance, the payoffs. Oops, strike that last one. After a 37-minute investigation , the NCAA couldn’t find any of the unmarked bills autograph brokers allegedly gave Johnny Autograph.

Manziel was suspended for half the Rice game. He promptly showed his remorse by flashing “air autographs” and getting a personal foul for taunting.

“That wasn’t very smart. That’s why he didn’t go back in the game, either,” coach Kevin Sumlin said. “You would hope at this point, you’d learn something from that.”

It’ll take more than a half-game slap on the fanny. Bryant certainly would have been up to the task. He had the original Johnny Football, a fellow who’d later become known for his love of blondes, Johnny Walker Red and the greatest guarantee in football history.

Bryant’s trademark hat was a staple of his Alabama legend. (Photo: Getty Images)

Before Broadway, Joe Namath ruled Tuscaloosa. But when he went Manziel during the open week of 1963, Bryant suspended Namath for the season’s final two games. If Sumlin dared to try such tough love he’d likely be run out of town by Texas A&M fans, the Sugar Bowl committee and CBS executives.

In case you haven’t heard, the Aggies are playing Alabama this weekend. Manziel Mania is boldly going where no football craze has gone before. There’s now a backlash against the backlash. A ESPN column spoke for many fans Tuesday when it decried the smug bashing of Johnny and pined for more characters like Brian Bosworth.

“They want to see maturity and class,” it read.

Well, yeah.

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Sep 102013

From Ajc.com by Andy Johnston.

Nick Saban isn’t going to replace Texas coach Mack Brown.

At least not right now.

But a Sports Illustrated blogger assumed Saban would be interviewing to replace the embattled Brown as early as this week, thanks to a Twitter joke by the all-powerful Paul Finebaum.

Here’s what Finebaum tweeted Saturday.

SI put together a blog and posted it this morning. It has since been removed, but here’s a portion of it:

“Paul Finebaum of ESPN Radio tweeted Sunday that a source said Alabama head coach Nick Saban will visit with Texas officials, possibly this week.”

One of the problems is that Finebaum didn’t say anywhere in his tweet that Saban will be meeting with Texas officials. It said only that Saban will be in Texas “as early as this Friday,” which, of course, is when Alabama will fly to that state for its game at Texas A&M on Saturday.

It’s tough to find the funny in Finebaum’s tweet, and to joke about breaking news like that is poor judgment. But SI has enough writers and resources to double check and find alternative sources to breaking news and whether they merit stories.

Sep 042013

A GIF satirizing ESPN Radio Host Paul Finebaum “twerking” University of Alabama Head Football Coach Nick Saban went viral last night.

The GIF was created by Texas A&M blogger and supporter  and was posted on the blog site SbNation.com at GoodBullHunting.com.

The basis for the GIF, which is an animated image, is Miley Cyrus‘ performance on MTV’s Video Music Awards.

At the awards show, Cyrus “twerked” singer Robin ThickeCyrus said in a clip provided to MTV, “Me and Robin, the whole time said, ‘You know we’re about to make history right now.’ “

Well, it looks like history has repeated itself!

What is “twerking” you ask?  Well, it can be disturbing. See for yourself!

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Finebaum Twerking Saban GIF: By Popular Demand