We already took a look at our All-SEC Freshman Team, so it's time to hand out some awards for all those talented youngsters. But we have to make a major adjustment to our awards. We won't be handing out any to Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel. The only reason for his omission is because we know that he was not only the top freshman but the top player in the SEC -- and the country -- this season. He IS our top offensive freshman and made the biggest impact, so we are respectfully leaving him off in order to give praise to other deserving freshmen:
The veteran quarterback announced today he will be back next year for his senior season. "I had many goals for myself when I came to the University of Alabama," McCarron said in a university statement. "I have been lucky enough to achieve some of those goals, but some are still ahead of me. There were many factors in my decision to return to Alabama for my senior year but, after talking with my family and coaches, I knew it was the right choice for me.