With time winding down in Alabama’s 42-14 National Championship victory over Notre Dame, Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron was still highly competitive. As senior center Barrett Jones was calling out assignments and changing protection at the line McCarron became impatient and wanted the ball to be snapped immediately. With the game well in hand, Jones didn’t seem to share in McCarron’s sense of urgency and the two had a bit of an altercation on the field. This is however a minor incident as the two have been long time roommates at the University of Alabama.
Sports analysts examine the Alabama Crimson Tide’s 42-14 victory over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish for the BCS National Championship. With this victory Alabama has won 3 National Championships in the last 4 years and aims to take home another title in 2013.
After winning their 3rd National Championship in 4 years, with two coming in back to back years, the Alabama Crimson Tide is poised to get back to work on yet another National Championship in the 2013 season.
The Alabama Crimson Tide football program led by head coach Nick Saban have captured a third National Championship in 4 years by defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the BCS National Championship 42-14 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Florida.
At the press conference that followed the 2013 BCS National Championship, Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban addressed the media regarding the numerous rumors that have been circulated in the sports media about him potentially taking another NFL coaching job. This follows yet another season where Nick Saban has won a National Championship, making this his 4th National Championship all-time with 3 coming within the last 4 years as the coach at Alabama. With the continued success that Nick Saban has enjoyed at Alabama the persistence of these rumors continues despite his constant and thorough reassurance that he has no intention of ever going to the NFL again.
Following the conclusion of the 2013 BCS National Championship game where the Alabama Crimson Tide dominated the Notre Dame Fighting Irish a SEC Network sports reporter caught up with Tight end Michael Williams and star Wide Receiver Amari Cooper to hear what they have to say about another impressive victory and winning a national championship.
Following the conclusion of the 2013 BCS National Championship game where the Alabama Crimson Tide dominated the Notre Dame Fighting Irish ESPN sports reporter Chris Low caught up with Linebacker Nico Johnson, Offensive Lineman Chance Warmack and DJ Fluker, as well as Defensive Back Dee Milliner to hear what they have to say about another impressive victory and winning a national championship.
The Alabama Crimson Tide rushing attack got going early in the BCS National Championship. Running back Eddie Lacy landed the first blow with a slashing 20 yard run for a touchdown. Lacy went on to gain 140 yards and score 2 touchdowns in the game (one rushing, one receiving).
Alabama running back Eddie Lacy had another stellar performance against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the BCS National Championship. He ran for 140 yards including a 20 yard dash and a Touchdown. He also had a receiving touchdown in which he put his patented spin move on display. This is the second game in a row that Lacy has gone well over the 100 yard mark. Over last two games he has rushed for more than 300 yards and 3 touchdowns.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish came out swinging in the 3rd quarter since they were down 28-0 in the BCS National Championship. They were moving the ball down the field and pressing into Alabama territory to get into position to score. Then a tipped ball and an acrobatic leap and catch for an interception by Alabama Safety Ha’Sean Clinton-Dix ended any hopes of a comeback for the Irish.
Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron looked to be as poised and determined as ever before against the vaunted Fighting Irish defense. He threw for 264 yards completing 20 of 28 passes including 4 touchdowns and seemed completely comfortable in the pocket throughout the game. This performance sets the stage for what could be a stellar Senior season for the 2 time National Championship winner where he may be a contender for the Heisman as well as a third National Championship given the weapons he will have to work with at receiver.
The Alabama Crimson Tide dominated the undefeated Notre Dame Fighting Irish from start to finish in this edition of the BCS National Championship. Notre Dame didn’t even manage to score any points throughout the entire first half and it wasn’t until Alabama had amassed a 35-0 lead that Notre Dame was finally able to score a touchdown midway through the 3rd quarter. With this victory Alabama has again solidified the SECs stranglehold on the National Championship extending the streak to 7 straight National Championships for the conference, 3 coming from Alabama alone. The final score was 42-14.
The Alabama Crimson Tide faced off against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish for the BCS National Championship at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida on January 7th, 2013. The total dominance of Alabama started early and didn’t let up until the Crimson Tide had ran up a 35-0 lead by the third quarter. Notre Dame finally put some points on the scoreboard midway through the third quarter but by then it was much too late for the Fighting Irish to muster any kind of a comeback. With this win the SEC extends it’s dominion on college football after now winning 7 straight National Championships in a row.
The coach no longer wears houndstooth. The result is the same. Another Alabama dynasty. Quieting the Irish by the first play of the second quarter, Eddie Lacy, AJ McCarron and the No. 2 Crimson Tide rolled top-ranked Notre Dame 42-14 for the BCS championship Monday night, locking up a second straight national title and third in four years with another laugher of a title game. The Bear would’ve been especially proud of this one — Nick Saban and the Tide romping to the second-biggest rout of the BCS era that began in 1999.
The Alabama Crimson Tide players and coaches celebrate on the field at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens after defeating Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship 42-14.