AJ McCarron – The Future of The Cincinnati Bengals?

With the 164th pick of the 2014 NFL Draft, the Cincinnati Bengals selected former Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, a former Heisman Trophy runner up and a steal in the fifth round. The Bengals needed to start looking into drafting a quarterback in 2014 and even though the Bengals administration are loyal to their players (to a fault, some might say) quarterback Andy Dalton wouldn...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Out Of Bounds: Everything We Found Unsuitable To Post Today (2/11/2015)

Here at College Spun, believe it or not, we pass on a number of potential posts every day. Sometimes they’re too edgy. Sometimes they’re too confusing to figure out. Sometimes we just flat out run out of time. Here’s everything we passed on today, for one reason or another. 1. AJ McCarron’s wife, Katherine Webb, is pissed at people on social media calling her too thin in...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

A.J. McCarron Upset Store Closed Early on Him

A.J. McCarron is kind of known to be a bit of a tightly-wound individual. As the old adage goes, “Guys with chest tattoos tend to be…never mind.” However, he confirmed this reputation by whining about Kroger closing 15 minutes before it was supposed to…on Christmas Eve. Oh boy RT @10AJMcCarron: if you close at 6 then close then not at 5:45 when u have plenty of time left...
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December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

CFB AM: McCarron challenges entire state of Alabama to fight for UAB

There’s ominous news for the UAB football program, as the university is expected to announce the closing of its football program sometime this week. Hundreds of supporters are battling against that decision, and now it appears they will have some high-profile help. Former Alabama Crimson Tide star AJ McCarron took to social media to challenge the entire state of Alabama to stand...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Tide TE Preston Dial Blasts AJ McCarron, Says He “Wouldn’t Be ****” Without Alabama Career

Earlier this week, former Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, who won three national titles as a member of the Crimson Tide, criticized the current team after its loss to Ole Miss, questioning both the leadership in the locker room and the play calling of his former staff. Wednesday night, we learned that at least a few of his former teammates don’t agree with his assessment. Check...
Via College Spun
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

AJ McCarron says he was 'mis-worded,' blames media for story

Don’t you just hate it when your exact words are directly quoted verbatim by reporters and used in stories? AJ McCarron does. The former Alabama quarterback and current Cincinnati Bengals benchwarmer had some stern words for his former team in the week after its first loss of the season. In his weekly appearance on Tuscaloosa’s 99.1 FM, McCarron said the offense needed more vocal...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Fran Tarkenton unloads on AJ McCarron for Saban comments

AJ McCarron made some comments earlier this week about Alabama’s loss to Ole Miss that some have interpretted as disrespectful toward Nick Saban. In short, McCarron speculated that Saban may have put “handcuffs” on offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin during the Ole Miss game. He also said he believes the Tide lack a player who is...Read More
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October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Saban Responds To Comments Made By Former Alabama QB A.J. McCarron

Alabama football is not in a great place this week. The Crimson Tide are coming off an upset loss to Ole Miss and are currently fifth in the SEC West. Nick Saban’s faithful are not pleased.  On Tuesday, former Crimson Tide quarterback A.J. McCarron, now with the Cincinnati Bengals, talked about his alma mater on an Alabama radio show. He criticized the offense and questioned if...
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October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. McCarron Wonders If Nick Saban Is “Putting The Handcuffs” On Lane Kiffin, Thinks Tide Offense Needs To Spread The Ball

Twitter/@QBCountry Alabama’s offense had been rolling heading into last weekend’s game at Ole Miss, but Lane Kiffin’s unit sputtered against the Rebels. The Crimson Tide only scored 17 points, seven of which came on a fumble return, and put up 396 yards of offense, 158.6 yards under the team average. In Kiffin’s defense, Ole Miss has one of the nation’s toughest defenses...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. McCarron: Don't count Alabama out

Former Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, now a backup for the Cincinnati Bengals, knows a thing or two about winning national championships. In both 2011 and 2012, he led the Tide to BCS titles despite his team having one loss each season – LSU the first year, Texas A&M the second year. He does not seem to believe that Alabama, after falling to Ole Miss on the road Saturday...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Katherine Webb flaunts AJ McCarron's rings with selfie

Just a selfie of Katherine Webb wearing all of AJ McCarron's championship rings.
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Saban disagrees with McCarron about young Bama players

You would be hard pressed to fine a more successful coach-quarterback combination than Nick Saban and A.J. McCarron. The Alabama duo won two national titles together and a bevy of games while the pair was in Tuscaloosa.  Alabama’s 2013 season didn’t go as expected, though. The Crimson Tide fell in historic fashion to Auburn and in an upset to Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl. McCarron...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. McCarron is One Lucky SOB

A.J. McCarron may have a hard time getting on to a football field, but he is still one lucky SOB. Why? It has nothing to do with football whatsoever. It has nothing to do with the Crimson Tide, the Bengals, or any endorsement that he has or will have.So why is he a lucky SOB?@rantsports/TwitterThis is who he is getting married to. So go on with your bad self A.J. and every time the...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

McCarron and Webb's special flower girl

AJ McCarron's close relationship he formed with a young cancer survivor while in Alabama will carry into his wedding. Just over a week before Alabama's 2012 national title game matchup against LSU, McCarron met 5-year-old Starla Chapman, a little girl battling leukemia and a heart condition who doctors gave a grim outlook. At a hospital on Christmas Eve, McCarron handed Starla,...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Saban Unaware A.J. McCarron Played with Injuries at Alabama

The hole just keeps getting bigger for A.J. McCarron. After reports that he was downgraded in the draft by many due to his cockiness and attitude he tried to present himself as a team player by stating that he played injured a lot during his days with the Crimson Tide. Where he messed up this time was when he insinuated that his playing with injuries was known by the coaches. As...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. McCarron Throws Nick Sabana and Alabama Under the Bus with Recent Comments

A.J. McCarron is not doing himself any favors these days. It seems that each time he talks or tweets he is reinforcing the notion the belief that he is cocky and just a little too arrogant for his own good. According to many reports that is why he was drafted as late as he was in spite of guiding Alabama to back to back BCS Championships.After his recent comments he may be in danger...
Via FatManWriting
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals get McCarron and QB speculation in fifth round

CINCINNATI -- Hue Jackson wasn't going to wait to address the topic on everyone's mind. There was a gathered mass in the Bengals media room moments after the team had selected A.J. McCarron of Alabama in the fifth round of the NFL Draft. That would be A.J. McCarron, quarterback from Alabama. The Bengals offensive coordinator got right to the point. "This is not about Andy Dalton...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

AJ McCarron Falls To Fifth Round, Drafted By Bengals With 164th Pick

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Bengals got yet another quarterback to back up Andy Dalton, this one with a history of winning big games. They took Alabama’s AJ McCarron in the fifth round Saturday. He fell to the 164th pick overall. So it’ll be AJ-to-A.J. in Cincinnati, but mostly in practice. Dalton is the unchallenged starter heading into the final year of his contract, and...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter reacts to Cincinnati Bengals drafting 2X national champion A.J. McCarron

One of the biggest names left on the board is finally gone, as former Alabama QB A.J. McCarron is now a member of the Cincinnati Bengals. Here’s Twitter’s best after the pick. AJ McCarron is the most Bengals pick ever. — Mike Loyko (@NEPD_Loyko) May 10, 2014 Murray and AJ McCarron (Bengals) go back-to-back. McCarron went 36-4 as a starter at Alabama, including 2 National Championships...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals’ Offensive Coordinator Says McCarron Won’t Challenge Dalton, Selection “Isn’t About His Girlfriend, Either”

The Cincinnati Bengals used a fifth round pick to snag Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron, who slipped deeper into the NFL Draft than many expected. The three-time national champion received a warm welcome from Bengals’ starer Andy Dalton, who tweeted at McCarron following the pick. The greeting from his soon-to-be offensive coordinator wasn’t as pleasant, though.  Here’s Hue...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama Quarterback A.J. McCarron Drafted By The Cincinnati Bengals In The 5th Round Of The NFL Draft

After slipping into the NFL Draft’s final day, A.J. McCarron finally knows what team he’ll be playing for professionally. The former Alabama quarterback and three-time national champion was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fifth round Saturday afternoon.  And there goes AJ. 164th overall to the Bengals. — Marc Torrence (@marctorrence) May 10, 2014 The #Bengals...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN Falsely Reports A.J. McCarron To Baltimore With Pick No. 138

A few minutes ago, it appeared that Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron’s long wait to be drafted was over, and that he would be going to Baltimore to play under Joe Flacco with the Ravens. McCarron appeared on ESPN’s draft tracker and as a front page story. Oops by @ESPN …. AJ McCarron did not go to Baltimore. Strange error. pic.twitter.com/wKYEEQmEBp — Brett Smiley (@brettsmiley...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: McCarron irked some teams during pre-draft interviews

AJ McCarron is neither the first nor the last pro prospect to be sold a bill of goods before the draft -- from an NFL team or an agent. Earlier in the week, the Alabama star and two-time national champion estimated he would be taken anywhere from the 16-35 range -- solidifying his standing as a top-four quarterback in the 2014 draft class (along with Blake Bortles, Johnny Manziel...
Via Fox Sports South
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

AJ McCarron, Pierre Desir Among Best Available Players On NFL Draft Day 3

The 2014 NFL draft is stacked with talent entering Day 3 on Saturday. There are 20 players left from NESN.com’s Top 100 draft prospects, including speedy wideout Martavis Bryant, versatile defensive lineman DaQuan Jones and Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron. The Patriots hold seven picks on Day 3, including three in the third round, where most of the Top 20 available players likely...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama QB A.J. McCarron Could Be The Fourth Or Fifth QB Drafted?

  Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports has spoken to a few evaluators who “strongly” believe Alabama QB A.J. McCarron will be the fourth or fifth quarterback to come off the board. La Canfora adds that the evaluators “continue to gush about his film,” and mentions that McCarron has been flying under the radar. McCarron mentioned a few weeks ago that NFL teams have told him that...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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