Nico Johnson

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 09: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide stands on the stage with the team mascot after defeating Louisiana State University Tigers in the 2012 Allstate BCS National Championship Game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 9, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Alabama won the game by a score of 21-0. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

BCS Fans Descend On South Florida

A picture perfect backdrop has greeted tens of thousands of Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Alabama Crimson Tide fans as they descend on South Florida in preparation for the Bowl Championship Series championship game.

CBS Miami–01/04/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 01: T. J. Yeldomn #4 of the University of Alabama runs for a short gain during the first quarter of the game against the University of Michigan at Cowboys Stadium on September 1, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. Alabama defeated Michigan 41-14. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tide Players Get Wake-Up Call Ahead Of BCS Title Game

Usually when a team is looking lethargic and out of sorts on the practice field, the head coach does something to get their attention. But the Alabama Crimson Tide didn’t follow that formula before Thursday’s practice.

CBS Miami–01/04/2013