It’s T minus 96 hours until the much-anticipated start of the Bobby Petrino era. But after reading CJLR’s hilarious put-down of Houston Nutt in the comments thread of John’s afternoon post, I’m suddenly feeling slightly nostalgic for the text-messaging Hall-of-Famer.
Don’t get me wrong: I think it was time for a change of leadership in Fayetteville, and I understand why many found him so irritating. But I have to admit that I usually got a big kick out of Houston’s sideline antics and his enthusiastic outbursts. And he was never more “Houston Nutt” than in the moments after last November’s glorious victory over LSU. So before we go forward, here’s a brief look back at Houston’s giddy final moments on a Razorback sideline: