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ESPN: McElroy takes aim at Rhodes scholarship

There have been bigger weeks in Alabama’s storied football history.

But few weeks compare to what this could be for Alabama senior quarterback Greg McElroy.

He’s come to cherish every Saturday in the fall. This Saturday, though, will be different.

McElroy, after directing Alabama against Georgia State on Thursday night, will be at a Birmingham, Ala., hotel on Saturday undergoing the final step in what he hopes will lead to a prestigious Rhodes scholarship.

The finalist interviews for his region are Saturday. And as fate would have it, the Crimson Tide don’t play that day because the Georgia State game ...

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