Twitter Account Soars for Alabama QB’s Girlfriend Following Attention During BCS Championship Game – Video 1/7/13 UPDATE: Video of McCarron’s Reaction Added

Here is the video from Monday Night’s BCS National Championship Game that has the Sports World – and the Twitter World – abuzz. It’s not from Alabama’s trouncing of Notre Dame to win their second straight National Championship – and third in four years. It’s when announcer Brent Musburger complimented Alabama Quarterback A.J. McCarron’s girlfriend. As the camera zoomed in on her, Musburger complimented her about how beautiful she is. ESPN actually apologized for the remarks yesterday, even though the girlfriend – Katherine Webb – said she was flattered by it.

Interesting to note that in the wake of the remarks, Webb’s Twitter account has apparently gone from 2,000 “Followers” to more than 200,000 “Followers.”

Below is the priceless reaction of QB A.J. McCarron after being told of his girlfriend’s newfound fame:

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