When Alabama took its opening drive and ran right through Notre Dame’s defense in the BCS National Championship Game Monday night, little did the more than 80,000 fans at Sun Life Stadium know it was the beginning of a massive crimson tidal wave.
Fans of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the University of Alabama Crimson Tide spent hours in the parking lot of Sun Life Stadium leading up to the big BCS Championship Game.
The Alabama Crimson Tide enter the Bowl Championship Series national championship game with most oddsmakers and media pundits picking them to beat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. But if there’s one thing the BCS has taught everyone is that its full of surprises.
The term dynasty gets thrown around in sports a lot, but for the Alabama Crimson Tide, a victory in Monday’s Bowl Championship Series national championship game would cement the team’s legacy in history.
The Bowl Championship Series National Championship game is uncharted waters for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in recent years. The Fighting Irish haven’t won a national championship since the 1989 Fiesta Bowl.
As the countdown click ticks closer to the match up between the Notre Dame Fight Irish and the University of Alabama Crimson Tide in the BCS Championship, fans of both teams are packing local bars and pubs sporting home team pride.
Rivals while their teams are in town for the BCS Championship, alumni and fans of Notre Dame and the University of Alabama came together with members of the community on Sunday to help build a community garden in Overtown.
Tommy Rees started 16 games at quarterback in his first two seasons at Notre Dame, before being beaten out for the job this season and turning into one of the best relief pitchers in the country.
Alabama coach Nick Saban says he and his team “honor the opportunity” to play for a national title.
Win or lose, Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly doesn’t want his team aiming any lower than the national championship game in the future.