Spring preview: quarterbacks
April, 5, 2012
By Alex Scarborough | ESPN.com
David Brown/Icon SMIIf Tide quarterback Phillip Sims gets healthy, he might be the backup to AJ McCarron.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Over the course of 13 games and four months, AJ McCarron went from climbing a depth chart to climbing a podium to lift up the BCS Championship game trophy.
Of the Crimson Tide starters, McCarron was one of the few without experience heading into the 2011 season. By the time all was said and done, though, he gained experienced and a reputation as a leader beyond his underclassman status.
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