Alabama Football Keys to Victory in BCS Championship Game
For the third time in four years, the Alabama Crimson Tide will have to wait.
Alabama defeated Georgia 32-28 in the SEC Championship game on Dec. 1 in what was essentially a play-in game for the BCS National Championship. For Alabama, watching the final second tick off the game clock meant five weeks without football. It also meant five weeks to get healthy and prepare for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
When betting opened on the title game, Alabama was listed as a nine-point favorite. That should come as no surprise considering Alabama’s dominance on both sides of the football this season. The Crimson Tide is No. 15 in scoring offense and No. 2 in scoring defense in the entire country—playing an SEC schedule no less.
We won’t see an offensive deluge when Alabama and Notre Dame take the field in January, but that’s all the more reason Alabama will spend the next three…
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