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10 things you should know about QB A.J. McCarron

Quarterback A.J. McCarron is a Texan after signing a free agent deal on Wednesday. The former Bengal and Raider will be the backup to Deshaun Watson, and here are 10 things to know about him.

  1. Started three games and played in 13 during 5-year NFL career
  2. In a trio of late 2015 starts, Bengals went 2-1 and McCarron completed 65.1 percent of his passes for 552 yards, 4 TD and 0 INT
  3. Drafted by Bengals in 5th round (164th overall) of 2014 NFL Draft
  4. Spent 2018 with the Oakland Raiders as the backup to Derek Carr
  5. Completed 66.9 percent of his passes for 9,019 yards and 77 TD as Alabama QB from 2009-13
  6. First quarterback to ever guide a team to back-to-back of BCS National Championships
  7. Crimson Tide career passing yards and touchdowns leader
  8. Grew up in Mobile, Alabama
  9. His younger brother Corey played tight end at Alabama, fullback at Middle Tennessee State
  10. Full name is Raymond Anthony McCarron, Junior

Check out some of the best shots of new Texans QB AJ McCarron. (Photos via AP Images.)