Originally written November 19, 2012 on Football Nation:
BCS National Championship: Notre Dame vs. AlabamaNotre Dame is just one game away from running the table, including wins over #13 Oklahoma, #19 Michigan, Michigan State, and possibly USC. The Trojans starting QB Matt Barkley will not play due to an injury, but that does not lessen the significance of the game for the Fighting Irish; a win will mean a BCS title birth.It did not take long for Alabama to return to the National Championship conversation, as they are the new #2 team in the BCS. A victory over an abysmal Auburn squad in the Iron Bowl and a win in the SEC title game is all that stands in the way of Alabama’s second consecutive BCS title appearanceRose Bowl: Nebraska vs. StanfordAssuming Nebraska can get past a road test in Iowa (4-7, 2-5), they will likely play Wisconsin in the Big 10 title game. The Rose Bowl would be inclined to take the Huskers (9-2, 6-1) because of the relationship they have with the Big 10. With Stanford’s win over Oregon on Saturday, the Cardinal now...
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