He has decided to not enter the NFL draft this year and return to Alabama for another year.
McCarron who is a native of Mobile,Ala leads the nation in passing efficiency heading into the BCS title game against Notre Dame.
His 36 touchdowns sets the tides single season record as he passed for 2,699 yards with only 3 interceptions.
Coach Saban said he was happy that AJ decided to return saying "He has done a great job for us not only as a quarterback and player but as a leader of our team. Like I have said before we want players to make sound decisions on what is best for their future.Our goal at Alabama is to help our guys develop a career off the field by graduating,becoming the best football player while they are here, and to try to win a championship while preparing them for the possibility of playing in the NFL."
AJ said " I want to help our team win football games and to continue to improve as a quarterback,The NFL has long been a dream but I think another year at Alabama can only help my chances of being successful at the next level."