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Orlando “Tubby” Smith

Tubby Smith

Tubby Smith is the head basketball coach for the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers.    Orlando got the nickname Tubby because of the 17(!!!!) children in his family he most enjoyed being in the bathtub. This seems like a weird way to get a nickname, but with 17 children his parents were running out of good ones. After Tubby there was his brother “Sleeps A Lot” and his sister “Sometimes Hungry.”

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