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NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- BCS National Championship Game

(2) Alabama Crimson Tide (12-1) vs. (1) Notre Dame Fighting Irish (12-0)
Date: Monday, January 7th
Kickoff: 8:30 p.m. (et)
Site: Sun Life Stadium (76,100) -- Miami Gardens, Florida
Surface: Grass (PAT)
Annual: 7th
Projected Payout Per Team: $18,000,000
Television: ESPN
Announcers: Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit, Heather Cox and Tom Rinaldi
Home Record: Alabama 6-1; Notre Dame 7-0
Away Record: Alabama 4-0; Notre Dame 4-0
Neutral Record: Alabama 2-0; Notre Dame 1-0
Current Win/Loss Streak: Alabama 3W; Notre Dame 12W
Las Vegas Line: Alabama 10.5 (Total, 41.5)
All-Time Series: Notre Dame (5-1)
Last Meeting: November 14, 1987 (Notre Dame, 37-6 at Notre Dame)
Series Streak: Notre Dame has won five of the six meetings.
Versus Opposing Conference: Alabama vs. Independents (3-5)
Versus Opposing Conference: Notre Dame vs. SEC (26-17)
Bowl Records: Alabama (34-22-3 -- 2-0 in BCS National Championship)
Notre Dame (15-16)
2012 National Rankings: Alabama - 2nd
Notre Dame - 1st
Coaches: Alabama - Nick Saban (62-13 at Alabama)
(Career Record, 153-55-1)
Notre Dame - Brian Kelly (28-10 at Notre Dame)
(Career Record, 199-66-2)

Season Schedule/Results
Alabama Crimson Tide
Sep 1 - W vs. Michigan, 41-14 (at Arlington, TX)
Sep 8 - W vs. Western Ky, 35-0
Sep 15 - W at Arkansas, 52-0
Sep 22 - W vs. Fla Atlantic, 40-7
Sep 29 - W vs. Ole Miss, 33-14
Oct 6 - Open
Oct 13 - W at Missouri, 42-10
Oct 20 - W at Tennessee, 44-13
Oct 27 - W vs. Miss State, 38-7
Nov 3 - W at LSU, 21-17
Nov 10 - L vs. Texas A&M, 24-29
Nov 17 - W vs. Western Carolina, 49-0
Nov 24 - W vs. Auburn, 49-0
Dec 1 - W vs. Georgia, 32-28 (SEC Championship)
Dec 8 - Open
Jan 7 - vs. Notre Dame, 8:30 PM (BCS National Championship)
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Sep 1 - W vs. Navy, 50-10 (at Dublin, Ireland)
Sep 8 - W vs. Purdue, 20-17
Sep 15 - W at Michigan State, 20-3
Sep 22 - W vs. Michigan, 13-6
Sep 29 - Open
Oct 6 - W vs. Miami-Florida, 41-3
Oct 13 - W vs. Stanford, 20-13 OT
Oct 20 - W vs. BYU, 17-14
Oct 27 - W at Oklahoma, 30-13
Nov 3 - W vs. Pittsburgh, 29-26 3OT
Nov 10 - W at Boston College, 21-6
Nov 17 - W vs. Wake Forest, 38-0
Nov 24 - W at USC, 22-13
Dec 1 - Open
Dec 8 - Open
Jan 7 - vs. Alabama, 8:30 PM (BCS National Championship)

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