FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) No. 1 Notre Dame allows 10.3 points per game, best in the nation. No. 2 Alabama allows 10.7. So the BCS championship should be a defensive struggle, right?
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) TJ Jones is the second player from his family to play for a national championship with Notre Dame.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart wants to be a head coach someday. It's just that there's no immediate rush.
Everything about the BCS championship between No. 1 Notre Dame and No. 2 Alabama seems larger than life.