Update: McCarron is wearing the boot due to an ingrown toenail and will be playing tomorrow.
NCAAF – QB AJ McCarron will play Saturday despite boot on foot due to ingrown toenail – Mark Schlabach http://t.co/eCwV9HpJZA
— SportsCenter Alerts (@ESPNSCalerts) August 31, 2013
Earlier: Alabama is heavily favored over Virginia Tech in this weekend’s Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, considering the Tide won last year’s BCS National Championship Game and have one of the most efficient quarterbacks in the country in A.J. McCarron. But they may have a little issue they’ve stayed mum about ahead of the matchup – McCarron’s bruised foot.
McCarron was spotted by ESPN’s Cole Cubelic getting off of the team bus in a walking boot tonight. Check it out:
— Cole Cubelic (@colecubelic) August 30, 2013
It was reported in early August that McCarron had a bruised right foot, but that was over three weeks ago. Is Nick Saban being overly cautious, or do Bama fans have something to worry about here?