AJ McCarron

Position Quarterback
Height 6'4"
Weight 210 lbs
Birthplace Mobile, Alabama
Current Team Alabama
  • NFL announces 30 players will attend the draft

    Pro Football Talk "More players than ever before will attend this year’s NFL draft. The league announced today that 30 prospects have confirmed they will attend, the most ever. That includes four quarterbacks — Blake Bortles (Central Florida), Teddy Bridgewater (Louisville), Jimmy Garoppolo (Eastern Illinois) and..." April 23

  • AJ McCarron and Katherine Webb are filming for a reality show

    USA Today "AJ McCarron and Katherine Webb may be one of America’s most-watched football couples — and now fans may be able to get a glimpse into their wedding too. The two are filming scenes for a possible reality show, though the actual details are still being ironed out, Webb’s sister, Laurie told The..." April 09

  • Nick Saban: Passing on A.J. McCarron would be a huge mistake

    Pro Football Talk "Alabama’s A.J. McCarron isn’t often mentioned as one of the top quarterbacks in the 2014 NFL draft, but Nick Saban thinks he should be. Saban, who won two national championships with McCarron as his quarterback, told Michele Steele on ESPN that the NFL teams that pass on McCarron will live to..." March 14

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    Josh Norris @JoshNorris

    AJ McCarron tells the @DanPatrickShow he isn't sure if he'll throw at the Combine.

  • AJ McCarron supports Northwestern football players' efforts to unionize

    USA Today "Former Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron said he supports the Northwestern football players’ movement to form a union. “I think it’s a good thing for college football for someone to step up and to try get more for the players,” he told For The Win. “I think eventually they need to do something..." January 30

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    John Middlekauff @JohnMiddlekauff

    My sources say AJ McCarron chose not to play in the Senior Bowl (not b/c of the inj) b/c he thinks he's a top 20 pick

  • AJ McCarron will not play in Reese's Senior Bowl

    Alabama.com "Mobile native and Alabama record-setting quarterback AJ McCarron has decided he will not play in the 2014 Reese's Senior Bowl. McCarron, who has regularly attended the Senior Bowl as a fan since he was a child, was invited to the all-star game after winning 36 times in 40 career starts at..." January 15

  • A.J. McCarron a second day player to most scouts according to Phil Savage

    Fansided "Phil Savage works as the Executive Director for the Reese’s Senior Bowl, is a former NFL general manager and is a radio analyst for the Alabama Crimson Tide, so discussing A.J. McCarron is right in his wheel house. Savage went on the podcast for CFB 24/7 to discuss to Bama quarterback and his..." December 18

  • Why Aren't Johnny Manziel and AJ McCarron Projected to be Top of the 2014 NFL Draft?

    Huffington Post "Answer by Jason McDonald, The NFL Draft is what Christmas used to be. Time to unwrap our presents! Manziel has a lot of the question marks you get with a spread-style QB. He doesn't take a lot of snaps under center, so his footwork will need some polishing. He tends to do a lot of quick-hit..." December 10

  • AJ McCarron feels his season speaks for itself

    Columbus Ledger-Enquirer "Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron doesn't feel the need to make his case for the Heisman Trophy. McCarron, one of six finalists for college football's most coveted award, believes he has said all he can with his play on the field. McCarron, who won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, has been..." December 10

  • Six finalists announced for 2013 Heisman Trophy

    CBSSports.com "At this point there seems to be a consensus pick for this year's Heisman Trophy, but this has also been a season in which we've seen a lot of unexpected players mentioned as candidates in recent weeks. Which is why it doesn't come as much of a surprise that there will be six finalists for the..." December 09

  • McCarron, Manziel, Winston named finalists for Maxwell, Davey O'Brien awards

    CBSSports.com "Three quarterbacks were named finalists for the Maxwell Award, given anually to the "college player of the year," so it should come as little surprise that those same three players were named as the finalists for the Davey O'Brien Award; given to the nation's best quarterback. AJ McCarron,..." November 25

  • Manziel, Miller lead 16 semifinalists for Davey O'Brien Award

    CBSSports.com "Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel and Ohio State's Braxton Miller headline a list of 16 semifinalists for the Davey O'Brien Award, which is awarded to the best quarterback in the nation. Manziel, who won the award in 2012, is trying to become only the fourth player in history to win the award twice...." November 04

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    Joe Schad @schadjoe

    According to @KirkHerbstreit AJ McCarron on Thursday had minor surgical procedure to address infection; toenail was removed

  • Alabama QB AJ McCarron spotted wearing walking boot

    ESPN.com "Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron is wearing a walking boot but will play Saturday against Virginia Tech. McCarron is wearing the boot because of an ingrown toenail Alabama coach Nick Saban confirmed to ESPN's Chris Fowler. McCarron practiced all week without incident. "AJ practiced all..." August 31

  • Alabama QB A.J. McCarron suffers bruised foot in team's first scrimmage

    Sporting News "According to Cecil Hurt of the Tuscaloosa News Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron was injured during the team's first scrimmage Saturday. Hurt tweeted the news following the scrimmage saying Nick Saban said McCarron's foot was stepped on during the scrimmage and was held out for the remainder of..." August 11

  • Nick Saban on AJ McCarron: 'He is the best leader on our team'

    Alabama.com "While in Mobile for a Team Focus benefit dinner, Nick Saban on Tuesday recalled that starting quarterback and Mobile native AJ McCarron's first scrimmage with the Crimson Tide didn't get off to such a roaring start. "I remember the first scrimmage AJ was in, we made him play with the threes,"..." May 03

  • After AJ, a dynasty at stake

    ESPN.com "It wasn't pretty, but AJ McCarron wasn't worried. The fifth-year senior had been through his fair share of spring scrimmages, and a lackluster A-Day wasn't going to put him in knots. Not even six total interceptions, two of which he was responsible for, struck a nerve in the confident starting..." May 03

  • ESPN Draft Analyst Todd McShay Ranks 2014 Draft Prospects

    Alabama.com "AJ McCarron won't be the No. 1 quarterback available in the 2014 NFL Draft. He isn't in the top three, in fact. Yet the Alabama star is rated in the middle of a noted draft expert's list of the top 32 prospects. ESPN's Todd McShay lists McCarron at No. 15. Three Crimson Tide players are..." May 03

  • 2014 NFL Draft top 64 big board

    SB Nation "The two positions combined, the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft featured just one quarterback and running back. In the 2014 NFL Draft, don't expect that to happen again. South Carolina junior defensive end Jadeveon Clowney gets all the attention, and rightly so. On film, he's the most..." May 03

  • Nick Saban on AJ McCarron, C.J. Mosley, the draft, the Tide's turnaround

    Alabama.com "Alabama football coach Nick Saban points to a number of factors when it comes to the "turnaround" in the Crimson Tide's program since his time started in Tuscaloosa. But perhaps there is no bigger reason than the recruiting he and his staff has done in Mobile. "The amazing thing about it is..." May 03

2014 NFL Draft Projections

# Team Player School/Team
1 Texans Blake Bortles UCF
2 Rams* Greg Robinson Auburn
3 Jaguars Jadeveon Clowney South Carolina
4 Browns Johnny Manziel Texas A&M
5 Raiders Sammy Watkins Clemson
6 Falcons Khalil Mack Buffalo
7 Buccaneers Mike Evans Texas A&M
8 Vikings Teddy Bridgewater Louisville
9 Bills Eric Ebron North Carolina
10 Lions Justin Gilbert Oklahoma State

Draft order yet to be confirmed. Pick order based on current standings.


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