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Football Star's Choice for Flower Girl Has Everyone Cheering


Earlier this month, the Cincinnati Bengals picked former Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron in the fifth round of the NFL draft. McCarron recently made an arguably bigger pick — he and his fiancee, Katherine Webb, have chosen Starla Chapman, a 5-year-old leukemia survivor, as their flower girl.

Starla met McCarron in 2011 at University of South Alabama Children’s and Women’s Hospital. The two struck up an incredible friendship, which ESPN documented in the piece below.


Making the pick all the more special was Starla’s response when Webb asked her to be a part of the wedding: “ROLL TIDE!”

We’re looking forward to these wedding photos.