Alabama Crimson Tide: Katherine Webb

Tide's McCarron turns media consultant

March, 14, 2013
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AJ McCarron has his hands full with being Alabama’s starting quarterback and gunning for what would be the Crimson Tide’s third consecutive national championship in 2013.

But in his spare time, he’s also serving as a media consultant for his girlfriend.

Maybe you’ve heard of her.

She’s Katherine Webb, the former Miss Alabama who posed in this year’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue and was recently referred to by Vanity Fair as the “modern-day Cindy Crawford.”

McCarron offered a hearty chuckle when told Webb emerged from the Discover BCS National Championship more popular than him.

“Probably so,” he said. “She’s been asking me for advice the whole time. Even though she was Miss Alabama and all that, she had never been through any of the paparazzi deal, and it all came at her at once so fast.

“She’s still learning how to handle everything and will text me or call me for advice. I just have to tell her, ‘Listen, I've been going through this for three years almost.’ I do my best to help her every way I can.”

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