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Nico Johnson keeps pummeling his way onto the Chiefs' No. 1 D

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Like most boulders, Nico Johnson is much more fun once he's built up a head of steam. The rookie linebacker spent the first 10 days of full-contact at the Kansas City Chiefs' preseason camp laying more wood than Norm Abram. Anthony Sherman? BAM! Knile Davis? BAM! Jamaal Charles? BAM! When a guy starts treating Charles the way a hammer treats a railroad...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama leaders deliver pre-practice wakeup call

Alabama's team leaders weren't thrilled with how practice was going for the BCS championship against Notre Dame, so they got their teammates together for a chat. Crimson Tide linebacker Nico Johnson says the meeting before Thursday's practice seemed to help. Johnson says the veterans felt like the intensity and focus hadn't been good enough. He says the result of...
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January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Alabama vs. Mississippi State

No. 11 Mississippi State will try and take down No. 1 Alabama on its homecoming at Bryant-Denny Stadium tonight. Despite the Crimson Tide's 74-18-3 all-time record vs. the Bulldogs, linebacker Nico Johnson said Bama isn't taking this game lightly in the least.
October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Bednarik Watch List Player Previews: SEC

The Chuck Bednarik Award, presented by Cracker Barrel, is given out to the “Outstanding Collegiate Defensive Player of the Year” Here’s a preview on the Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List candidates from the SEC – A look into who they were last season, and who they can potentially be this season.   LB Nico Johnson (Senior, Alabama) Last season, Johnson posted 46 tackles and...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Nico Johnson discusses Bama scrimmage

Senior linebacker Nico Johnson talked about the defense's performance during last Saturday's scrimmage, Alabama's first of fall camp. He said the desire and effort was there, but the group made a lot of mistakes.
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Nico Johnson Can’t Wait For LSU Game

Children have been waiting anxiously for the arrival of Christmas. Alabama football players, with six weeks between the final regular season game and the next one, are counting the days until kicking off against LSU.
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Malik Jackson, Sam Montgomery, Nico Johnson, and more.

A kinder, gentler rivalry? Georgia-Auburn is a more friendly rivalry than  Georgia-Florida or Georgia-Georgia Tech. Because Doug Gillett said so.* (EDSBS) Oh yeah? Many Georgia fans don't see the Auburn rivalry in such friendly terms after last year's game. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution) Action Jackson. Tennessee defensive tackle Malik Jackson has spent of...
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November 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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