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BCS Championship

January 4, 2013

Alabama gets set for Irish offensive attack

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Square said the linemen will have to rush him from the correct angles and try not to let Golson buy extra time to let his receivers get open.

Another task for the Tide is contending with tight end Tyler Eifert, the Mackey Award winner as the nation's best.

"We haven't faced a tight end with this much talent," Smart said. "The guy's a special player and people don't give this kid enough credit for his blocking ability. He blocks with great toughness and great effort and really forces you to play different defensively because he's so multiple."

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