Paul Finebaum speaks at Little Rock Touchdown Club Part 1

Harvey Updyke Interview on The Paul Finebaum Show – 4-21-11 – Part 1

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Rex Nelson started things off on Monday Oct 8, 2012 by saying that at the Little Rock Touchdown Club they like to have at least one speaker from Alabama every year. Two weeks ago we had John L. Smith who thought he was in Alabama, but today we do actually have someone who lives in Alabama.

This week’s guest was Paul Finebaum and Finebaum talked about potential coaches that Arkansas could hire for football. One comment that caught my attention was that Alabama’s current defensive coordinator Kirby Smart would be a great pick but he may be waiting for the Tennessee job to open up. The funny thing is that Finebaum said that Phillip Fulmer was considered for the Hog job this April but he would not have been interested because there were not enough donut shops in Arkansas.

Wikipedia reported:

Paul Finebaum is an American sports author, television and radio personality and former columnist based in Birmingham, Alabama. His primary focus is sports, particularly those in the Southeast. Finebaum was born in Memphis, Tennessee and attended the University of Tennessee, where he received a liberal arts degree in Political Science. He currently serves as host of the Paul Finebaum Radio Network, whose flagship station is on WJOX from 2:05-6pm CST. The show is syndicated in Alabama (27 stations), Mississippi (2 stations), Tennessee (3) and on single stations in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. The show can also be watched on a live internet stream at It can also be heard daily on Sirius XM Radio (Channel 91). On March 12, the Finebaum began its third year on Sirius/XM.

Famous guests

On his weekly show during the college football season, Finebaum has many weekly guests. Included is former University of Alabama head coach Gene Stallings, former Auburn University head coach Pat Dye, Barbara Dooley, wife of former University of Georgia head coach Vince Dooley and mother of current University of Tennessee coach Derek Dooley, Cecil Hurt of the Tuscaloosa News, Kirk Herbstreit of ESPN College GameDay, CBS college football analyst Gary Danielson and CBS Sports‘s Tim Brando.

Leading up to the season, the show had a number of major head coaches on, including Alabama’s Nick Saban, Auburn’s Gene Chizik, Florida’s Urban Meyer, Jacksonville’s Kerwin Bell, South Carolina’s Steve Spurrier, Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly, Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops and TCU’s Gary Patterson.


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