Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron is steering clear of the Johnny Manziel questions.
McCarron fielded plenty of them Thursday at Southeastern Conference media day, where his Texas A&M counterpart faced the spotlight a day earlier.
McCarron and Manziel were roommates at the Manning Passing Academy, where Manziel left early and blamed missing activities on oversleeping.
Asked if he bought that explanation, McCarron said: ''I can't answer on Johnny Manziel's part. My name's AJ.''
''Everything that has to do with him, he's his own man,'' the Alabama quarterback said. ''I'm not going to speak on another man's business. That's how I was raised - if it doesn't have anything to do with you, don't speak of it.
''I know how I handle myself in public, how I carry myself in front of people. That's what I'm worried about, trying to be the best player and best person off the field that I can be for my family and the university.''
For his part, Manziel said McCarron didn't wake him up for ...