A look back at 2009's BCS Championship game between Alabama and Texas.
Thursday, Jan 7, 2010, 8:37 PM EST
Citi BCS National Championship Game - Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA
This year's off-season has been a time of reflection about how far the Alabama football program has come since Coach Paul W. Bryant stepped down a quarter century ago.
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The national championship game between Alabama and Texas drew more than 30.8 million television viewers.
|9:11 left: Texas Field Goal - 18-yarder by Hunter Lawrence.|
|8:04 left: Texas Field Goal - 42-yarder by Hunter Lawrence.|
|14:18 left: Alabama Touchdown - 2-yard run by Mark Ingram. (Leigh Tiffin kick).|
|7:59 left: Alabama Touchdown - 49-yard run by Trent Richardson. (Leigh Tiffin kick).|
|0:29 left: Alabama Field Goal - 26-yarder by Leigh Tiffin.|
|0:03 left: Alabama Touchdown - 28-yard interception return by Marcell Dareus. (Leigh Tiffin kick).|
|1:31 left: Texas Touchdown - 44-yard pass from Garrett Gilbert to Jordan Shipley. (Hunter Lawrence kick).|
|6:15 left: Texas Touchdown - 28-yard pass from Garrett Gilbert to Jordan Shipley. (Gilbert pass to Dan Buckner).|
|2:01 left: Alabama Touchdown - 1-yard run by Mark Ingram. (Leigh Tiffin kick).|
|0:47 left: Alabama Touchdown - 2-yard run by Trent Richardson. (kick failed).|
|Time of Possession||26:21||33:39|
|Punt Return Yards||0||19|