Good buddies AJ McCarron and AJ Starr shared a special moment in the Crimson Tide’s locker room following Alabama’s Sugar Bowl loss to Oklahoma. It’ll be the last time the two embrace as members of the football team.
— AJ McCarron (@10AJMcCarron) January 3, 2014
— Dee Dee McCarron (@DeeDeeBonner) January 3, 2014
The image captured even caught ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt’s attention.
— Scott Van Pelt (@notthefakeSVP) January 3, 2014
If you aren’t familiar with the touching story, Starr suffers from cerebral palsy. He used to watch Alabama practices through the fence, just to get a glimpse of his favorite team. McCarron sparked up a friendship with Starr, eventually getting him a job on the team.
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