Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Top-ranked Notre Dame finally got down to the serious business of getting ready to play defending national champion Alabama in the BCS title game on Jan. 7.
The University of Alabama and Notre Dame University are two of the most storied schools in the history of college football. But, with 25 national championships between them, some fans are struggling with trying to figure out who to cheer for based on who is the lesser evil.
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.
Nick Saban will be returning to the city he so infamously said he wouldn’t be leaving to coach the Alabama Crimson Tide, coincidentally enough as the head coach of the Crimson Tide.
Baylor and Stanford shook up the Bowl Championship Series Saturday, but the biggest winner may have been the Southeastern Conference.
The Miami Hurricanes versus Florida State Seminoles matchup on October 20th lost a little luster when FSU lost to NC State Saturday. But the rivalry game will return to primetime this year as ABC will televise the game at 8 p.m.
No brawls, no chippiness. Not much of a game, either.
It’s not the Catholics vs. Convicts and there’s likely not going to be another tussle in the tunnel, but when Notre Dame and the University of Miami play at Soldier Field Saturday it will be the renewal of a once fierce rivalry.
The Big East will lose one of its most recognizable institutions as Notre Dame announced Wednesday that it will move all of its teams, except football, to the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The Florida State Seminoles will renew its storied rivalry with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the 2011 Champs Sports Bowl.