Katherine Webb's Reaction To Boyfriend AJ McCarron's Loss Goes Viral
Katherine Webb, girlfriend of Alabama college football star AJ McCarron, stole the show at Thursday’s Sugar Bowl with her disappointed facial expression and horrified reaction to the Alabama Crimson Tide defeat.
Webb, a former Miss Alabama and Sports Illustrated model, quickly became an Internet star after she was spotted in the sidelines and discussed by broadcasters during the 2013 BCS National Championship. The college football royalty couple has now been together for over a year, so it comes as no surprise that Webb sat in the stands of the Sugar Bowl with McCarron’s mother, Dee Dee McCarron.
— Katherine Webb (@_KatherineWebb) January 2, 2014
Katherine Webb Horrified Reaction Now A GIF
What came as a shock to many watching the game was the 45-31 Oklahoma win, due, in part, to McCarron’s last-minute fumble, resulting in a touchdown for Oklahoma. To be fair, Alabama was losing 38-31 with 56 seconds left on the clock, and Alabama had one last shot to tie up the game.
Unfortunately for Alabama fans, McCarron was hit by Oklahoma linebacker Eric Striker, causing the ball to fumble and resulting in a touchdown by Oklahoma defensive end Geneo Grissom. During those final seconds, the cameras quickly cut to Webb’s saddened reaction, and the clip has quickly gone viral.
Webb looks on in horror as her boyfriend loses the final game of his college career. McCarron, a Heisman trophy runner-up, was hoping to get his fourth championship win to top off his college football career. McCarron seemed to take the loss very personally, saying that he feels solely responsible for the outcome of the game.
“I had two turnovers, ended up scoring 14 points, and we lost by 14… It happens. I wish it wouldn’t have happened, but I’ll definitely take the loss and definitely take the blame, because a lot of it is probably my fault,” McCarron said after the game.
Still, McCarron is happy with his impressive college career overall, adding, “I loved my time here. I had a ton of success, a lot of success that will probably never be reached again in college football… I’m interested to see what God has planned for me in the next chapter of my life.”
– Olivia Truffaut-Wong
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