Alabama wide receiver Kenny Bell appears close to a returning for the Discover BCS National Championship after sustaining a broken leg just over a month ago.
Kevin Norwood has his breakout game in last season's BCS title game. A year later, the Alabama junior receiver has become the Tide's steady hand on offense.
Alabama used its offensive line to plow its way through Georgia on the road to the BCS title game. Now, the Tide know they face another battle with the Irish.
As part of Insider's "20 teams that can win it all" series, TideNation's Alex Scarborough evaluates the Alabama Crimson Tide's chances of advancing to and winning the BCS title game this season.
Alabama didn't look ahead to the SEC championship game and dispatched Auburn 49-0 in the Iron Bowl, giving the Crimson Tide a clear route to a BCS title spot.