Jan 7, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback A.J. McCarron (10) walks off the field with the Coaches Trophy after the 2013 BCS Championship game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Sun Life Stadium. Alabama won 42-14. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

SEC Media Days 2013: AJ McCarron Wear Breast Cancer Bow Tie to Honor Cousin

Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback A.J. McCarron is preparing to take on the media during the final day of SEC Media Days and you can be sure that the three-time national champion will be facing a lot of tough questions. While the media will hound McCarron about what went down at the Manning Passing Academy with his roommate’s love for sleep, a gesture that may be overlooked is what McCarron will be wearing around his neck.

The Alabama signal-caller will be wearing a bow tie for breast cancer awareness in honor of his cousin.

McCarron explained his choice of attire on Twitter before heading out to meet the media circus:

McCarron has always been a class act and this is just the latest example.

When you consider the circus that follows around other signal-callers in the SEC, it is refreshing to see a level-headed guy out there enjoying the college life while still being a model citizen.

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