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Johns Knows His Place

Jimmy Johns has football versatility

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.

Jimmy Johns is correct when he insists "I'm a running back, not a quarterback." But when Alabama lost back-up quarterback Jimmy Barnes to a knee injury in pre-bowl practice, the Crimson Tide was left with only starter John Parker Wilson as a scholarshipped quarterback. Thus attention turned to Johns, a quarterback when he was Mr. Football at Brookhaven High School in Mississippi in 2004. Johns...

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