PHOTO: AJ McCarron wearing a walking boot

Well this could certainly make Saturday's matchup between Alabama and Virginia Tech a bit more interesting.

Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron was spotted wearing a walking boot on his right foot Friday night.

Now, before you freak out about this, CBSSports.com's Bruce Feldman was able to confirm with an Alabama source that McCarron is "fine" and that he was able to practice all week. Still, with that being said, it's hard to blame a Virginia Tech fan for holding out hope anyway.

Knowing you have to face Alabama will have you grasping for any glimmer of hope you can find.

CBS Sports Writer

Tom Fornelli has been a college football writer at CBS Sports since 2010. During his time at CBS, Tom has proven time and again that he hates your favorite team and thinks your rival is a paragon of football... Full Bio

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