Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 1/2/13
Those with a thirst for offense will find themselves disappointed when the nation's top two scoring defenses meet for the BCS Championship Game on Monday in Miami. But if defense is your thing, the much-hyped title fight between No. 1 Notre Dame and No. 2 Alabama will be a treat. Led by a strong front seven, Alabama (12-1) paces the nation in rushing defense (average of 79.8 yards per game) and total offense (average of 246 ypg) while giving up an average of 10.7 points per game. Notre Dame (12-0) and star senior linebacker Manti Te'o lead the country in scoring defense, giving up an average of 10.3 points per game. Like the Crimson Tide, the Fighting Irish boast one of the nation's top run-stopping units, limiting opponents to an average of 92.4 yards per contest. Neither side is going to budge much in this battle of goliaths, so the game likely will come down to which team makes the most of its limited opportunities on offense. As a result, there's a good chance the BCS title wi...
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