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SOUTH BEND, IN - NOVEMBER 03: T.J. Jones #7 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish gets a pat on the head from Robby Toma #9 after scoring a touchdown against the Pittsburgh Panthers at Notre Dame Stadium on November 3, 2012 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Pittsburgh 29-26 in triple overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Fighting Irish Try To Awaken The Echoes Again

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.

CBS Miami–01/07/2013

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JANUARY 05: The National Championship trophy sits on display during Media Day ahead of the Discover BCS National Championship at Sun Life Stadium on January 5, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Bama Vs. Irish – Tale Of The Tape

When the Alabama Crimson Tide and Notre Dame Fighting Irish take the field Monday night at Sun Life Stadium to battle it out for the BCS National Championship; a storied, but one-sided rivalry will be rekindled between two teams that are both beloved and hated by football fans.

CBS Miami–01/07/2013

Manti Te'o

Will BCS Game Live Up To The Hype

Sometimes, the buildup to a game can overwhelm what actually happens on the field. Certainly, No. 1 Notre Dame and No. 2 Alabama would have to play nothing less than a classic to live up to all the hype for Monday night’s BCS championship.

CBS4–01/06/2013

(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rees, Kiel Have To Wait Their Turn At Notre Dame

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.

01/06/2013

(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Kelly Wants “Fighting Irish” To Set Bar At Title Height

Win or lose, Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly doesn’t want his team aiming any lower than the national championship game in the future.

01/06/2013

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 01: Running back T.J. Yeldon #4 of the Alabama Crimson Tide stiff arms safety Bacarri Rambo #18 of the Georgia Bulldogs while rushing the ball during the third quarter of the SEC Championship Game at the Georgia Dome on December 1, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Bama & Irish Run First Offenses Mirror Each Other

In the modern college football world, pass-happy spread offenses are all the rage. But when Alabama and Notre Dame take the field at the Bowl Championship Series Championship Game, it will be a battle of grind it out, old school running games.

CBS Miami–01/03/2013

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Fighting Irish Readying For BCS Championship

Top-ranked Notre Dame is getting got down to the serious business of getting ready to play defending national champion Alabama in the BCS title game on January 7th at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens.

12/30/2012

Allstate BCS National Championship Game - LSU v Alabama

BCS Title Game Nears For Irish & Tide

The college football season will come to an end in a little less than two weeks in South Florida when the Alabama Crimson Tide face off against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the Bowl Championship Series National Championship game at Sun Life Stadium.

CBS Miami–12/26/2012

(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Canes Take A Major Loss Against Fighting Irish

No brawls, no chippiness. Not much of a game, either.

10/07/2012

JeffStoutland

Fighting Irish Face The ‘Canes, First Time In 20 Years

Many of Friday’s Sun Bowl players were either in diapers or not yet born the last time these two teams faced each other.

CBS4–12/31/2010