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McCarron honored to play in game

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MOBILE, Ala. – Mobile (Ala.) St. Paul's four-star quarterback AJ McCarron has had a successful senior season and he's capping it off by playing in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic.
"It's awesome to play in this game," McCarron, who is the No. 6 pro-style quarterback, said. "All the history of this game means a lot to me and my family. I hope I can lead Alabama to a win."
McCarron said he's really enjoyed practices so far and there are a few players that have jumped out to him.
"I would have to say the small running back from Florence, Shawn Southward, has impressed me quite a bit," McCarron said. "He has speed and he can cut on a dime. He also has good hands out of the backfield."
McCarron has always said he's going to take official visits to other schools, despite saying he's a solid pledge to the Crimson Tide. That's still not changed.
"Oh, yes, I'm still firm on Alabama," he said.
"But I'm taking visits. I have a visit set for Ole Miss, and we are in the process of setting visits to Oklahoma and Miami. I am going to take my visits it's a once in a lifetime opportunity."
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