Originally written on College Football Universe  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron has progressively developed into an elite college signal caller. I used to think he was just a fill the position type of player, but he has demonstrated more dynamic ability in the latter half of his collegiate career. With only three interceptions last season, McCarron makes few mistakes and has grown bold in making tight clutch throws. He closed the season with a BCS National Championship in a sharp performance against Notre Dame. Many have also forgotten that he was named MVP of the BCS National Championship versus LSU. In the spring A-day game on April 20, McCarron showed a flashy arm with 223 passing yards on 19 of 30 attempts, but he had two interceptions to only one touchdown. The picks were due to the lackadaisical spring game atmosphere more than anything else. ''It's just like playing in an all-star game,'' he said. ''You don't get in a rhythm. It's not a real game, but it's fun. It's fun to go out there and try to make plays happen and get ...
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