McCarron Sets Passing Yardage Record

Watch what A.J. McCarron had to say to the media after the win over LSU Saturday night.

Selective memory is an asset for baseball relievers, three-point shooters and quarterbacks experiencing a sluggish first quarter seeking a third consecutive BCS National Championship. A.J. McCarron and Alabama (9-0, 6-0) ended the first fifteen minutes with 42 total yards on 12 plays against LSU (7-3, 3-3) Saturday evening at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa before defeating the SEC Western Division rival 38-17.

McCarron finished the game as the school's all-time career passage yardage (7,997) leader eclipsing the record of John Parker Wilson (7,924 from 2005-2008). The fifth-year senior from Mobile completed 14 of 20 passes for 179 yards and three touchdowns. He has thrown 19 touchdown passes through nine regular season contests and continues to obliterate the previous career school record (47 by John Parker Wilson) amassing 68 touchdown tosses with three games remaining. Most impressive about the career yardage milestone achieved thus far by McCarron is the number of attempts, 919 and completions, 619, are significantly lower than Wilson's 1,175 attempts and 665 completions.

View the post-game interview with the record setting quarterback.

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