• In 2008, Nutt’s Ole Miss Rebels went into Gainesville as 22-point underdogs and gave the eventual national champion Florida Gators their only loss of the season.
• In 2007, Nutt’s Arkansas Razorbacks knocked off the No. 1 LSU Tigers 50-48 in triple overtime down in Baton Rouge as two-TD underdogs. LSU went on to win the national championship that season.
• In 2006, it was No. 2 Auburn that fell to Nutt’s Arkansas team 27-10 at Jordan-Hare as a 15-point favorite.