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I was the one who worried about AJ McCarron circa 2009. He and Saban always seemed to clash. They butted heads in the way a rogue son collides with his over-bearing father. I mean, remember the spanking incident of 2010? Saban Spanks McCarron Oh but how far we’ve come. On Wednesday, ESPN’s Brock Haurd announced his top five list of college quarterbacks… and yes, AJ McCarron was on it, as No. 3. “I can’t detract from a guy that plays on a really good team,” Haurd explained. In 2012, McCarron threw 30 touchdowns with only three interceptions. In his three years in the Alabama stat books, he continues to improve. A 67.2 completion percentage compared to a 66.8 from 2011. More than nine yards per attempt, up from 8.03 before that, and 30 touchdown passes compared to 16 in 2011. He has also gained confidence looking down the field. In 2011, his longest pass was 69 yards, but in 2012 it was a beautiful 85. “Many people are going to look at this list and say, ‘oh come on, AJ?’,” Haurd said...

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