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Rivalries are great and all, but it is refreshing to see when the kids that fuel the rivalries on the field are able to leave it on the field--like Alabama Crimson Tide QB AJ McCarron and Texas A&M superstar Johnny Manziel. The A&M QB has been living life, becoming a rock star after just one season.
Johnny Football has AJ beat when it comes to the parties, celebrity sightings, and a lot of the other celebrity trappings, but McCarron may have finally one-upped Manziel. He's driving a car at Talladaga this weekend.
Rest easy Crimson Tide fans. Your quarterback is not driving a stock car in the race--just the pace car for the first lap.
Nothing too crazy folks. Just the pace car and just the first lap.
So until Johnny Football hops in a car at the Texas Motor Speedway this is one experience he is going to have to ask his buddy AJ about.
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While the rest of the campus is studying for finals, Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron is preparing for the Aaron’s 499 race at Talladega, where he will be the honorary pace car driver Sunday. He will be driving a special Ford Mustang GT.
McCarron, who has led the Crimson Tide to back-to-back BCS National Championships, has become somewhat of a celebrity this past...
Michael Waltrip will drive the No. 55 Toyota Camry this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. The car will feature the name and logos of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrating their back to back National Championships. Waltrip has competed in one race this year, the season opening Daytona 500 in the No. 26 car for Swan Racing.
Last year Waltrip finished 19th in the spring race at Talladega...
Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron will drive the pace car before NASCAR's Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway.
McCarron will serve as honorary pace car driver Sunday, leading the field around the track before Sunday's Aaron's 499. He'll drive a special Ford Mustang GT.
McCarron has led the Crimson Tide to back-to-back national championships.
He says he'...
Alabama starting quarterback A.J. McCarron finally has a honor that he can one-up fellow SEC QB and BFF Johnny Manziel with (Until Manziel reminds A.J. that Texas A&M kicked his butt last season, that is). McCarron has been named the Honorary Pace Car Driver for this weekend's Aaron's 499 Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway this weekend.
"I have enjoyed...
Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback AJ McCarron will be behind the wheel for NASCAR's Sprint Cup Race at Talladega Speedway this weekend. But it's not what you might think. The senior-to-be will serve as the honorary pace car driver on Sunday. Basically, he will lead the field around the race track before the Aaron's 499, just as he led Alabama to back-to-back national championships...
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Not only will AJ McCarron be driving the pace car for the Aaron's 499 at Talladega, but Michael Waltrip will be racing a special Alabama car as well.
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This guy has everything...
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