In every other game this season, and basically all of last year as well, Alabama’s AJ McCarron had been nearly untouchable. However, as his team went so did he, and in Saturday’s upset loss at home to Texas A&M, McCarron tossed his first two interceptions of the season.
Thus, McCarron’s nearly perfect season, both in the win-loss column and in the statistics department, went by the wayside.
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The nation’s former leader in passer rating now does not even lead his own conference.
As Georgia as gone, so has their quarterback, Aaron Murray, who has been sparkling over the last few weeks, breaking the Bulldogs’ career touchdown record in the process. Against Kentucky, Murray’s 73rd scoring pass broke David Greene’s old record set between 2001-04.
Murray’s 170.7 rating is good for third in the nation right now.
Check out where your favorite SEC signal-caller rates amongst his peers.
If Murray keeps these types of numbers up, not only can Dawg Nation get excited heading into the SEC Championship game, but potentially about seeing their captain in New York City as a Heisman Trophy finalist.
Source: Saturday Down South
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