Nutt visits Gulf Coast Coaching Clinic

BILOXI — Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt took a break from the recruiting trail Friday to make an appearance at the Gulf Coast Coaching Clinic, where he draw an overflow crowd at the Beau Rivage.
Nutt told the crowd about some of the turning points in the Rebels’ 9-4 season, the first winning season at Ole Miss since Eli Manning’s departure, and shared some of his experiences with coaching influences such as Jimmy Johnson, Lou Holtz and Bear Bryant.

Nutt said Bryant visited his home in Little Rock, Ark., to recruit him for the University of Alabama. The Rebels’ 51-year-old coach said he was playing basketball in the driveway with a volleyball and an eight-foot goal.

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1/23/09