Irish-Bama 1-2; N. Illinois busts BCS
On one side, a blossoming dynasty from the college football capital of the Deep South. On the other, the sport's most famous team, trying to reclaim its place among the elite.
Notre Dame and Alabama finished in the top two spots in the final BCS standings released Sunday. The legendary programs bring star power and power football to the Discover BCS National Championship.
That matchup was certain after Notre Dame finished 12-0 and Alabama won the SEC Championship Game.
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