AJ McCarron set to open sushi restaurant called 'Ajian'

AJ McCarron is more than just a backup quarterback with a fine college pedigree and an intensely surprising collection of tattoos on his upper torso. He is a proper businessman.

Well, he hopes to be. The Bengals reserve is set to co-open a "build-your-own" sushi bar on the Tuscaloosa campus of his alma mater, the University of Alabama. The plan is to open 10 locations across the great state of Alabama.

And I know what you're thinking. Why the hell are you writing about this? Well ...

It's mostly because of the name. OK, it's completely because of the name. That's ... not a great name. But, you know, not quite a dealbreaker, either. The kids on campus will just call it "the sushi place" anyway.

"You walk into our fast-casual atmosphere and you'll design your own roll every time," Ajian Sushi co-owner and front man Pete Zimmer told The Crimson White. "At the hit of a button we'll have white or brown rice, and from there you'll pick your proteins, vegetables, toppings and sauces for close to $8 a roll."

Options on the menu will include the flamin' hot Cheeto roll, a peanut butter and jelly roll and the banana and Nutella roll. This sounds terrible, but college students will eat literally anything if it's $8 or less. Your move, Dalton.

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