Houston Nutt CBS CFB Analyst on CBS Sports Network joins Rick and John.
Coach Nutt was very high on NC State as they face off against Louisville tonight and is leaning towards them for the win. Coach Nutt told us how he would handle the QB situation at UT if he were the coach. Coach Nutt told us he is leaning toward UGA being the 4th best team in the nation based on how they have played so far. Coach Nutt described how year number two is key for teams because players understand the coach and playbook better. Coach Nutt praised Florida’s defense and said they will be key if they are able to beat LSU Saturday. Coach Nutt said he was surprised to see LSU get pushed around last weekend and need Guise to be healthy. Coach Nutt mentioned how LSU’s O-line and D-line didn’t play well.
Coach Nutt laughed about the point spread that has been set for the Alabama vs Texas A&M game and said right now its Bama and then everybody else. Coach Nutt had high praise for Bama and their defense especially with the next man up scenario. Coach Nutt told us he was surprised with the play of Clemson so far this season because of who they lost in the offseason. He said you have to give Dabo Swinney a great deal of credit for how he recruits. Coach Nutt told us Jimbo Fisher probably needs this win Saturday against Miami after all the setbacks the program has had this season. Coach Nutt told us he just wanted his named clear when answering our question regarding Ole Miss and the litigation