The Houston Texans on Tuesday signed AJ McCarron to be the team's backup quarterback. According to ESPN, the one-year deal is for $3 million.
McCarron tweeted this message: "Excited for this New Journey!! God has blessed us GREATLY! My Family & I are very thankful! @HoustonTexans #LetsWork"
The former QB standout for the Alabama Crimson Tide has previously served as backup in the NFL for Cincinnati, Buffalo and Oakland.
McCarron is a Mobile native.