Originally posted on Know It All Football  |  Last updated 5/15/13
There are plenty of names in the conversation: Archie Griffin, Tim Tebow, Roger Stabauch, Barry Sanders and Hershel Walker to name a few. Nobody, however, can step forward and definitively name one player as the single greatest player in college football history, which make it a great conversation. Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron has a serious shot of inserting himself into that conversation in 2013. I’d argue that nobody in the history of the game has been quieter in getting themselves into the discussion, as names like Bridgewater, Manziel and Clowney have dominated most of the preseason Heisman conversation to this point. In McCarron’s two seasons as a starter for the Alabama Crimson Tide, he has thrown for 5,567 yards, 46 touchdowns and 8 interceptions. During that time he has also amassed a record of 25-2 with two BCS Championships. Should he put up the average of those two seasons during his senior year, he’ll have finished his career with 8739 passing yards, 72 touchdowns a...
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