Promoted

Alabama Quarterback’s Girlfriend Attended Hated Rival, Auburn

It’s like Romeo and Juliet, only it takes place in the south and college football is involved.

1. This is AJ McCarron. He’s the star quarterback of the Alabama Crimson Tide.

The Tuscaloosa News, Michelle Lepianka Carter / AP

2. Alabama’s biggest rival is Auburn. To say the schools dislike each other would be an understatement. Their hatred for one another is nearly unmatched in college football.

3. Which is why this photo of McCarron and Miss Alabama Katherine Webb together on Christmas Eve is so interesting. Webb is an Auburn grad.

[Notation my own.]

Webb met McCarron on Twitter and the two have gotten closer since. After Webb tweeted the photo on Christmas Eve, her friends began commenting on it. This exchange in particular seemed to point to a relationship.

6. Webb then seemed to confirm the relationship on Twitter.

7. So if McCarron has a bad BCS Championship game, I think we know who Bama fans will blame.

8. But Webb’s not playing into it. She wants to be a uniter of Alabamans. After all she is Miss Alabama.

9. I for one am rooting for these two. I’m sure the cutthroat world of Alabama celebrity is easier with a partner.

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

 
 

    Contributions

    Here Are The Top Stories
    • Greece voted "no" on sweeping new austerity measures tied to further bailout funds. Its future in the eurozone is uncertain, and its creditors are unimpressed.
    • The U.S. defeated Japan 5-2 in Vancouver in the final match of the FIFA Women's World Cup. It was the highest scoring final in the history of the tournament ⚽️
    • Captured New York prison escapee David Sweat has been released from hospital and is back in jail.
    Get The News App

    Now Buzzing