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McClain Named National Player

Rolando McClain

Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain has extraordinarily high standards. Following his performance against Kentucky last week, he said a friend told him he had played a fantastic game. "All I could think about was those four mistakes," he said.

Rolando McClain has already been named Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week. Now the Football Writers Association of America has named the Alabama middle linebacker the national defensive player of the week. The FWAA will present the Bronko Nagurski Trophy later this year to the nation's best defensive player. McClain, a 6-4, 258-pound junior from Decatur, registered a game-high... Recommended Stories