Q&A Rapper Nelly

Currently on the road with his Sweat/Suit tour, the rapper Nelly plays a jailhouse running back in Adam Sandler's remake of The Longest Yard.

Your co-stars resemble Shrek, yet your stunt double was a bench warmer. You weren't afraid to get hurt?

I've played football since I was 11. I was always the smallest guy out there. I can run fast, so I don't get tackled.

Are we really supposed to buy the Waterboy as a quarterback?

Yeah. That's actually [Sandler] throwing the ball, taking snaps. He worked it. In the original, Burt Reynolds was one of those slick quarterbacks with...

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