Alabama's AJ McCarron celebrates after leading his team to a BCS National Championship against LSU Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, in New Orleans. Alabama won 21-0.
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Alabama: Current College

Population: 4.8 million

Number of Football High Schools: 387

Top current college quarterbacks from Alabama: Alabama's AJ McCarron (St. Paul's Episcopal); Mississippi State's Chris Relf (Carver); Auburn's Barrett Trotter (Briarwood Christian); Georgia Tech's Tevin Washington (Wetumpka)

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