AJ McCarron throws for 291 yards and four touchdowns
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Five-star prospect who was listed as the nation's No. 1 athlete and No. 4 running back prospect ... member of the 2012 All-USA Football Team, chosen by USA Today ... 2012 Maxwell Football Club National High School Player of the Year ... broke Ken Hall's 51-year-old national high school rushing record with 12,124 yards, after rushing for 4,261 yards as a senior in 2012 ... Parade Magazine All-American and the publication's National Player of the Year ... played for the East squad in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl, rushing for 53 yards with a touchdown and a two-point conversion ... MaxPreps National Player of the Year and first team All-American ... finished his high school career with 153 rushing touchdowns, which ranks fifth all-time (55 in 2012) ... arrived at Alabama as an early enrollee in January of 2013 ... five-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports.com and Scout.com ... No. 9 in the ESPN 150 and the outlet's No. 1 athlete ... ranked sixth by ESPN in Florida and eighth in the Southeast region ... the No. 3 player in Florida by 247Sports.com and the No. 1 athlete nationally while ranking 12th in its Top247 ... the No. 4 athlete by Rivals.com and the No. 70 player in the Rivals100 ... MaxPreps (Tom Lemming) No. 2 running back and No. 13 player nationally ... Sporting News No. 2-ranked running back and No. 5 player overall ... PrepStar All-American and member of the PrepStar Dream Team ... set the Florida high school record with a 510-yard performance against Jackson High School, while averaging 9.2 yards per carry and 327.8 yards per game as a senior ... 2012 first team All-State selection by the Associated Press and was the Player of the Year on the All-First Coast team ... rushed for 2,610 yards and 34 scores as a junior in 2011 to earn first team All-Coast honors from the Florida Times-Union ... also a first-team All-Coast running back in 2010, after rushing for 2,788 yards and 38 touchdowns while averaging 8.9 yards per attempt ... rushed for 2,465 yards and 26 scores as a freshman in 2009 ... coached by Bobby Ramsay at Yulee High School ... chose the Crimson Tide over numerous schools, including Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, Clemson, Miami, Notre Dame, Southern California and Florida State.