Top 10 social media reactions to Nick Saban introducing Butch Jones as an Alabama ‘intern’

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Nick Saban formally introduced former Tennessee coach Butch Jones as a member of his staff on Tuesday evening.

But the way that he did so, well, didn’t lend to the internet taking it lightly.

The Crimson Tide coach said Jones, who was fired by the Vols in November, is “an intern, an analyst” for Alabama.

“He’s an intern, an analyst, I guess we could have several names for it,” Saban said during his press conference following Alabama’s first spring practice on Tuesday, per SEC Country’s Christopher Walsh. “He can’t coach on the field. He can work with us off the field.”

Jones had been rumored to be a part of the staff for weeks, but was added officially on Tuesday after being cleared by the NCAA.

“We have these things, these rules, and I don’t even know what they’re called, like we can’t hire high school coaches, we can’t hire people that have recruited other players who we’re recruiting and all that, so you have to go through a process with the NCAA,” Saban said, per Walsh. “So that finally got completed today so now he’s officially going to be part of the staff here.”

While Saban likely meant no harm, the fact that the first word out of his mouth to describe Jones’ role with Alabama was “intern” was enough to send the internet into Butch Jones joke overload.

Seriously, whether you’re a Tennessee fan, Alabama fan or none of the above, it was hard not to crack a smile at all of the fun Twitter users were having after that line was delivered.

We scoured the internet on Wednesday morning to find the funniest of the funny. It is with much pride that we present to you the Top 10 internet reactions to Saban calling Jones his intern.

Here they are, in no particular order:

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