Oklahoma football: Another reason to like Alabama's AJ McCarron

www.al.com Modified: December 19, 2013 at 2:59 pm •  Published: December 19, 2013

Oklahoma football fans should have an increasingly difficult time summoning up much dislike for the opposing quarterback in the Jan. 2 Sugar Bowl.


Last week came the story of how AJ McCarron almost signed with Oklahoma. This week the story of his life-changing friendship with a young man with cerebral palsy has resurfaced.

Watch this video for the CNN version of the story, which is quite good. I like the way McCarron pronounces it "cer-E-bral" palsy, they way you'd say "he's a very cer-E-bral quarterback."

Enjoy this tale of someone who used his position and platform to improve someone else's life.





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by Mike Sherman
Sports Editor
Mike Sherman is sports editor of The Oklahoman, where he has a combined 18 years of service during two stints as a writer and an editor. He covered high school sports for The Oklahoman from 1984-93. He also worked as a news writer for the...
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