Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron's girlfriend Katherine Webb is the star of the BCS National Championship
Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron may have led his team to victory over Notre Dame in Monday night’s BCS National Championship but it was his girlfriend Katherine Webb, the reigning Miss Alabama, who emerged as the star of the game.
Photograph by: Katherine Webb, via Twitter
Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron may have led his team to victory over Notre Dame in Monday night’s BCS National Championship but it was his girlfriend Katherine Webb, Miss Alabama 2012, who emerged as the star of the game.
ESPN cameras couldn’t stay away from Webb, obsessively showing her in the stands watching the game at Sun Life Stadium with Dee Dee Bonner, her boyfriend’s mother.
Webb has not acknowledged her sudden fame but her Twitter following and Google ranking have skyrocketed. Since Monday, she has only retweeted a Sports Centre comment about the game, as well as this, on Monday night: " So extremely blessed ... @10AJMcCarron. Congrats to Alabama and making history! #BCSChamps."
Webb's cover girl looks prompted ESPN commentator Brent Musburger to provide everyone with an ewwwww moment when he commented: “You see that lovely lady there, she does go to Auburn, but she’s also Miss Alabama and that’s AJ McCarron’s girlfriend. You quarterbacks, you get all the good looking women. What a beautiful woman. Wow. If you’re a youngster in Alabama, start getting the football out and throw it around the back yard with pops!”
In turn, Musburger’s comment prompted Yahoo! Sports columnist Jeff Passan to tweet: “Sources: A.J. McCarron's girlfriend to seek restraining order from Brent Musburger at halftime.”
Webb also made an impression on NFL player Darnell Dockett, who asked Webb out to the Miami nightclub King of Diamonds via Twitter.
“@_KatherineWebb hit me (XXX) XXX-XXXX when game over, lets go to wing stop then King of diamond,” tweeted the Arizona Cardinals defensive end. Needless to say, he was horrified to realize he’d tweeted his phone number to his 130,000 followers instead of in a private message as he’d intended. He deleted the tweet, explaining: “(Expletive) that was suppose to be DM!”
And oh, the game? Alabama routed Notre Dame 42-14 for its second consecutive national title and its third in four years.
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