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Is A.J. McCarron making the right choice by skipping the Senior Bowl?

Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, who finished second in the Heisman Trophy voting, has decided to skip the Reese’s Senior Bowl to instead focus on preparation for the NFL draft.

“I really appreciate being invited to play in the Senior Bowl,” McCarron told al.com. “It is quite an honor and something I’ve dreamed about while growing up in the Mobile area. However, at this time, I’m putting all of my focus and energy into preparing for the NFL Combine, pro day and the rest of the pre-draft evaluation process. Therefore, I won’t be taking part in the Senior Bowl.”

McCarron, who had a 36-4 record and two BCS national titles with the Crimson Tide, was one of six quarterbacks who were invited to the game, which is held on Jan. 25 in Mobile, Ala.

The biggest question hindering this decision is, Was it the right move?

I personally do not argue with his decision, first off because it will expose him more and could hurt him more than help him.  If he has to play in a system that he is not good with it could hurt his stock.  Let’s face it McCarron is not a first round talent, he is more like a second to 4th round pick.  So is he really hurting his stock?  To be honest with you teams need quarterbacks this year and their is not many of them to go around.  His record alone will get him into a camp and likely drafted.  Shoot if teams still keep David Garrard around, A.J. McCarron will get a shot.

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