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BCS Championship

BCS Championship
  • BCS tale of the tape

    How the Alabama offense and the Notre Dame defense match up in national statiscal rankings going into the BCS National Championship game Monday night at Sun Life Stadium in Miami.

    January 4, 2013

  • BCS-Notre Dame Manti Te'o's change of heart changed Notre Dame

    “He’s a great player and makes a lot of plays for his defense,” said Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron. “He is the heart and soul for (Notre Dame). He’s going to be a big key to (Monday’s) game, like always.”

    January 4, 2013 1 Photo

  • BCS Championship Bama, ND defensive chiefs hot coaching commodities

    Kirby Smart is coordinator of an Alabama defense yielding the nation's fewest yards. Nobody has allowed fewer points a game than Bob Diaco and Notre Dame leading up to Monday's BCS championship.

    January 4, 2013 1 Photo

  • Alabama gets set for Irish offensive attack

    Defensive line standout Damion Square said an athletic quarterback like Notre Dame's redshirt freshman Everett Golson is a great weapon because he can keep plays alive.

    January 4, 2013

  • ND players say Irish, Tide defenses are alike

    Irish running back Theo Riddick says that the Crimson Tide defense is "very big, very athletic" and very good.

    January 4, 2013

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