Notre Dame vs. Alabama

Bama's Dial won't miss title game for headshot

Alabama Crimson Tide defensive lineman Quinton Dial will not receive a suspension for his hit on Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Aaron Murray.

Alabama vs Notre Dame -- The 1975 Orange Bowl


In 1974 Alabama had an opportunity to capture the prize that eluded them the season prior -- the consensus national championship. But, once again, the primary obstacle standing between The Crimson...

BCS Title Game Matchup: Offensive Line


Breaking down the big boys up front for the national title game.

BCS Title Game Matchup: Running Back


Breaking down the size, speed, and talent at running back for the national championship.

Alabama vs Notre Dame - The 1973 Sugar Bowl


The Crimson Tide and Fighting Irish first met in the 1973 Sugar Bowl in a game with everything on the line. Sportswriters called it "The Second Battle of New Orleans" and it earned the billing.


Fun with Stats: Why the Numbers Favor Notre Dame over Alabama

Before we get started, let’s establish one thing. Alabama is the favorite to win the BCS National Championship, but this game is not going to be a blowout. During the regular season, Alabama and...

Ban Notre Dame

Should Notre Dame have the right to play Alabama in the 2012 BCS National Championship Game without having played a real schedule? What do we REALLY know about Irish head coach Brian Kelly? SB...

Alabama, NIU: Thanks, Ohio State!

Four of five BCS bowls, including the national championship, likely would feature different teams if not for one mistake by Ohio State last year.

The Alabama Fan's Guide to Notre Dame


Welcoming our title opponent and enlightening them on our Fighting Irish.


There's a tendency among fans and media members alike to uncritically reward the winner of a sensational game with much of the goodwill garnered for prevailing in it. Call it the Winner's Halo.

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