MIAMI -- Greetings from Sun Life Stadium, where we're roughly two hours from kickoff of the last game of the college football season, and the most important one. Great scene outside all day, as both Notre Dame and Alabama fans braved the heat and were up and running early.
about 688 days ago | Matt Fortuna | Alabama Crimson Tide
Editor's note: Every day from now until kickoff in Miami, TideNation will break down the match-ups position-by-position. Today we'll look at the battle of the coaches. Alabama: Coach Nick Saban has been here before.
about 690 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
We started this off last week. Here are some more nuggets courtesy of our friends at ESPN Stats and Info. Notre Dame and Alabama have the most poll national championships since the Associated Press began its weekly poll in 1936.
about 691 days ago | Matt Fortuna | Alabama Crimson Tide
LOS ANGELES -- The USC Trojans made a strong push for a former commit Saturday night. USC coaches Lane Kiffin, Marvin Sanders, Tee Martin, Kennedy Polamalu and John Baxter met with four-star athlete Max Redfield (Mission Viejo, Calif.
about 710 days ago | Blair Angulo | NCF On The Trail
Notre Dame and Alabama are squaring off Jan. 7 in the Discover BCS National Championship, in case you haven't heard. With the matchup more than a month away, TideNation's Alex Scarborough and Notre Dame blogger Matt Fortuna go back and forth on a number of topics between the Tide and Irish.
about 721 days ago | Matt Fortuna | Alabama Crimson Tide
LOS ANGELES -- Notes, quotes and anecdotes from the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum after USC's (7-5, 5-4 Pac-12) 22-13 loss to Notre Dame (12-0). Lane Kiffin comments: On the Irish: "Notre Dame showed me that they have phenomenal senior leadership.
LOS ANGELES -- Brian Kelly emerged from the Coliseum field flanked by security guards left and right, looking nearly disheveled. He held his white Notre Dame baseball cap up toward the sky in a brief moment of bravado, his ensuing toss falling a good 10 feet short of the fans.
An underwhelming season has hardly affected USC's recruiting efforts, as the Trojans have maintained their standing atop the new ESPN class rankings. Preseason aspirations of a BCS championship have since been deflated, but USC commits have, for the most part, stood firm.
about 736 days ago | Blair Angulo | NCF On The Trail
What: USC Trojans (7-4 overall, 5-4 in Pac-12) vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish (11-0) When: Saturday, November 24, 5 p.m. PT Where: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum TV: ABC Radio: ESPNLA 710 (pregame show begins at 12 p.
about 738 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
Fifth-ranked Notre Dame sent a message to the rest of college football with a 30-13 win over No. 8 Oklahoma at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on Saturday night. Here's a closer look at what happened and what it means for both teams.
about 760 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Oklahoma Sooners