Like Crimson Tide, She Routs the Field

It only took about four minutes for the country's attention to turn from a mediocre National Championship game between Notre Dame and Alabama, to Tide quarterback A.J. McCarron's beautiful girlfriend, Katherine Webb, who so astonished ESPN commentator Brent Musburger that he nearly stopped what he was doing all together. The reigning Miss Alabama USA, who actually studied at rival Auburn (and don't think this Tiger didn't notice), has since increased her Twitter followers by more than 150,000 and been offered phone numbers by pro players like Darnell Dockett. While we didn't invite her for wings, we did get to catch up with her by phone on Tuesday to talk about her take on the game, the crazy...

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