Katherine Webb says AJ McCarron fears for her safety at Iron Bowl

Katherine Webb is an Auburn graduate who will be cheering for bitter rival Alabama during the Iron Bowl at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday.

Of course, that's because she's dating Crimson Tide star quarterback AJ McCarron. But don't expect that to matter much to fired-up Tigers fans who might not take too kindly to the famous model switching sides on them.

“Honestly, I don’t know what to expect,” Webb told USA Today. “AJ just in his protective nature, we talked about it (Wednesday) night. And he was like, ‘I’m concerned. I don’t know what the fans are gonna do.’ And I’m like, ‘It’s OK. I’ll be sweet, genuine and nice like I always am if anything were to happen.’ ”

Hmm ... not so sure about that plan. Especially with a spot in the SEC championship game on the line. But she seems pretty sure of herself.

“Even in my experience at Auburn, it’s been very, very rare to see fans that have been rude or anything like that,” Webb said.

She added: “I’m not nervous about the fans. Of course I want to see AJ have that fourth championship ring, so I really want them to do well. That’s what I’m nervous about. I’m not nervous about his talent or abilities as a player. Of course, I would be lying if I said I wasn’t nervous about the outcome.”


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