Quarterback AJ McCarron completed 17 of 29 passes for 277 yards and three touchdowns without throwing an interception on Saturday, connecting six times for 178 yards and one touchdown to wide receiver Amari Cooper
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: A speedy and versatile running back out of Opelika High School, Corey Grant comes to the Capstone with a reputation as a playmaker ... a four-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... ranked as the nation's No. 5 all-purpose running back by Rivals.com and a member of the Rivals250 ... listed as the No. 23 running back prospect nationally by both ESPNU and Scout.com ... No. 7 on The Mobile Press-Register's Elite 18 in Alabama ... also rated No. 71 in the Press-Register's Super Southeast 120 ... the No. 11 player in The Birmingham News Super Senior postseason rankings ... SuperPrep magazine All-American ... the publication ranked Grant as the state's No. 6 player and the country's No. 14 running back ... a PrepStar All-American at running back ... played in the 2010 Alabama/Mississippi All-Star Game ... two-time defending Alabama 6A State 100-meter champion and also won the 2009 200 meters ... rushed for 812 yards and 11 touchdowns while splitting time at running back and wide receiver and catching 16 passes for 235 yards and two more scores ... 2009 Class 6A honorable mention ASWA All-State selection ... rushed for 724 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior in 2008 while averaging 8.2 yards per carry ... also averaged 28.4 yards per punt return with two scores ... chose the Crimson Tide over Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Oklahoma, Stanford and Vanderbilt.