Alabama heads to New Orleans for a rematch with LSU
More than 20 graduates will suit up for Alabama's game against LSU in the BCS National Football Championship Game on Jan. 9 in New Orleans
Trent Richardson named Most Valuable Player
Crimson Tide hits the road to face heated rival
Alabama welcomes Georgia Southern to Bryant-Denny
2011 (SENIOR): Alfred McCullough is an important reserve along Alabama's offensive front ... very versatile lineman that can play guard or tackle ... started the Tennessee, LSU and Auburn games at right guard and the Mississippi State, Georgia Southern games at left tackle ... also backs up Chance Warmack at left guard and Barrett Jones at left tackle ... also starts along the offensive line on field goal and extra point attempts ... has played in all 12 games this season. Tennessee: Earned the start against Tennessee at right guard ... was named the Offensive Player of the Week by the Alabama coaching staff for his play along the line against the Volunteers. LSU: Made his second straight start at right guard against the Tigers. Mississippi State: Started at left tackle against the Bulldogs ... helped pave the way for the Crimson Tide to total 223 yards on the ground, including a 133 yard performance by Trent Richardson and a 96 yard performance from Eddie Lacy. Georgia Southern: Earned the start at left tackle against the Eagles ... helped pave the way for the Crimson Tide to rush for 272 yards, including 175 by Trent Richardson ... was part of the the offensive line unit that did not allow a sack. Auburn: Earned his fifth straight start, this time at right guard ... helped pave the way for Richardson to rush for 203 yards and provided the time for AJ McCarron to complete 78 percent of his passes and three scores.
2010 (JUNIOR): McCullough played in 12 games on the offensive line, including four starts. San Jose State: Earned his first playing time of the season against the Spartans ... helped the Tide run for 257 yards and amass 591 yards of total offense. Penn State: Came off the bench on the offensive line and helped the Tide total 409 yards of total offense ... helped pave the way for Trent Richardson to become the first running back to amass over 100 yards against the Nittany Lions in 18 games. Arkansas: Came off the bench to help provide the holes for the Tide to rush for 227 yards. Florida: Came off the bench late to help the Tide rush for 170 yards. Mississippi: Was named one of the Offensive Players of the Week by the coaching staff ... earned his first career start at the right tackle position. Tennessee: Earned the start at the right tackle position ... helped provide the time for the Tide to throw for 326 yards ... helped provide the blocks for Alabama to rush for 210 yards. LSU: Earned his third consecutive start at right tackle ... helped provide the blocks for Mark Ingram to rush for 97 yards. Mississippi State: Earned his fourth consecutive start at right tackle ... helped provide the time for the Crimson Tide to put up 277 yards passing and 175 yards on the ground. Georgia State: Came off the bench to help the Tide amass 262 yards on the ground and 478 total yards ... was part of an offensive line unit that did not allow a sack. Auburn: Came off the bench and played along the offensive line ... helped provide the time for Greg McElroy to throw for a career-best 377 yards. Michigan State: Saw significant playing time in the second half of the Tide's 49-7 win over the Spartans in the Capital One Bowl.
2009 (SOPHOMORE): McCullough played in six games as a reserve offensive lineman ... saw action at left tackle in the Crimson Tide's win over Florida in the SEC Championship Game.
2008 (REDSHIRT): He did not play in 2008 as he made the transition from defensive line to offensive line ... won the Dwight Stephenson Most Valuable Lineman of the A-Day Game in the 2008 spring game.
2007 (FRESHMAN): McCullough played in the Tide's season-opening 52-6 win over Western Carolina ... recorded one tackle assist against WCU and recovered a fumble in the victory.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduate of Athens High School ... The Birmingham News Super All-State Team honoree and first-team Class 5A All-State by The Birmingham News ... rated No. 11 by Elite 18 players in the state of Alabama as a senior ... was rated No. 9 prospect in the state by Rivals.com ... recorded 128 tackles and 28 tackles for loss in his junior and senior seasons at Athens High School ... named Class 5A Most Valuable Lineman by the Alabama Sports Writers Association ... led his team to the Class 5A Alabama State Championship as a senior, the school's first title in more than three decades ... tallied 61 tackles and 12 sacks as a senior ... as a junior, he recorded 67 tackles and 11 sacks, 16 tackles for loss and six pass breakups ... All-Region 8 selection ... Alabama Class 5A, Region 8 Player of the Year in 2005 ... first-team All-Area selection by the Decatur Daily ... coached by Allen Creasy.