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Justin Thomas takes shot at Jimbo Fisher after winning PGA Championship

Justin Thomas celebrates winning 2022 PGA Championship
Orlando Ramirez - USA Today Sports

A lot of shots have been fired at the expense of Jimbo Fisher as he continues to defend Texas A&M and its recruiting.

Justin Thomas, an Alabama alum, becomes the latest to troll the Aggies’ head coach.

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Thomas, 29, won the PGA Championship on Sunday for the second time in his career. He overcame an eight-shot deficit to hoist the trophy. As a former golfer for the Crimson Tide, Thomas relishes the tips he has learned from Coach Nick Saban. He has adopted Saban’s “24-hour rule” after celebrating a championship. Thomas could not resist poking fun at Alabama’s rival.

“I’m not sure what Jimbo Fisher’s rule is, but I guess he has to win something first before he figures out his rule,” Thomas said in laughter.

Fisher won a BCS National Championship in 2003 at LSU as an offensive coordinator on Saban’s staff. He won a national championship in 2013 as head coach at Florida State. Fisher has not won a championship (SEC or national) at Texas A&M since taking the job in 2018. The pressure is on him to win now, especially after bringing in the No. 1 recruiting class from this cycle.

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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.

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