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In a perfect state

Greg McElroy, Alabama's undefeated quarterback, has California and Texas roots

Updated: January 6, 2010, 11:21 PM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Greg McElroy is everyone's favorite son this week. That's what happens when you're the undefeated starting quarterback at Alabama, who was raised in Texas and born in California.

As McElroy sat in front of media members in Newport Beach from each state he has lived in, he was pulled in every direction to talk about why his time in, well, insert your local town here, made him the player he is today.

The freckle-faced redhead -- who didn't play much football in California, wasn't highly ...

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