ALABAMA QUARTERBACK AJ McCarron’s girlfriend Katherine Webb became famous last night when ESPN showed a close up of her in the stands.
Webb is a model, and the current Miss Alabama USA. Her good looks — and commentator Brent Musberger’s cringe-worthy on-air fascination with her good looks — got her about 100,000 new Twitter followers in the space of a few hours last night.
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Some of those follows came from pro and college athletes.
One of them was Darnell Dockett of the Arizona Cardinals, who tweeted his phone number at Webb in a supposed failed direct message (although we have a hunch it was a joke):
After the game, McCarron told him to settle down:
Another athlete who tweeted about Webb was Georgia QB Aaron Murray.
McCarron fired back at him as well:
Smart stuff from McCarron, who will probably have to deal with this stuff until he graduates.
Here’s a sampling of athletes talking about Webb. She was a big hit: