When the final horn sounded to signal the end of last year’s BCS title game, dozens of schools began setting their sights on raising the crystal ball after the 2012 season.
Locking up recruits for signing day, spring practices, off season workouts, summer programs and a grueling fall 2-a-day schedule all happen for one reason, to try and put together a team to earn the right to play for a national championship.
A three month season of ups and downs eliminates all but two teams who have earned the right to play for an opportunity to call themselves the champion.
That’s where we are.
Number 1 Notre Dame vs. Number 2 Alabama, two of the most prestigious and storied programs in all of college football. Together, they have 25 combined national championships. The script writers for the BCS title game couldn’t have written a better screenplay.