You don't know when they'll happen, but every championship team has moments that define its season. Here are the top 5 for Notre Dame and Alabama.
Matthias Farley didn't pick up football until his junior year of high school, so of course he would be playing for Notre Dame in a national championship. If you're a Farely, excellence is the only option, writes Matt Fortuna.
Christmas has come early for the nation's No. 1 team, as Notre Dame will welcome back draft prospects Zack Martin and Louis Nix for another season.
Now that the BCS title game matchup between Notre Dame and Alabama is official, Irish players are focusing in on their unfinished business.
Former Alabama quarterback Phillip Sims will officially transfer to Virginia, the Cavaliers announced on Wednesday.