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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.

In between Alabama practice sessions Wednesday -- the first of five two-a-day workouts for the Crimson Tide -- junior Jimmy Johns talked about his work at fullback. A day earlier Coach Nick Saban had said Johns was working at both positions, and noted that the 6-3, 230-pound Johns "is a hard match-up" for defenders. Over the past couple of seasons, Johns has not been receptive to a move to...

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