The Heisman Trophy hype for Alabama starting quarterback A.J. McCarron continues to heat up. One place you won't hear it coming from though is from the mouth of McCarron and Bama's head football coach, Nick Saban.
"AJ has played very, very well for us," he said. "He hasn't turned the ball over, makes a lot of good choices and decisions."
The sales pitch didn't quite have the ringing endorsement you'd expect.
asked point-blank about McCarron's Heisman chances, Saban was evasive.
He mentioned McCarron's name one time in a 300-word response in which he
asked rhetorical questions like, "Is that the most important thing you
do is how do you play? How do you execute? How do you play?"
all for our guys getting recognition and we're pleased and flattered
that some of our players are up for awards and have a chance to be
recognized for their hard work and effort, but at the same time they all
need to understand that you've never really arrived," Sab...