Found January 04, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
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Can Manti Te’o lead the Irish to their first National Championship since 1988? This is the moment Notre Dame football fans, alumni, players, and students have been waiting for. 24 years since Lou Holtz won the Irish’s last National Championship, and here they stand once again, on the verge of their official Return to Glory in the BCS National Championship Game against Nick Saban and the defending national champions, the Alabama Crimson Tide. A match-up full of history and lore, without question. For Notre Dame, just achieving the game makes the program officially relevant again – something that can be seen in their recruiting class this year – both ESPN.com and Rivals.com have the Irish’s 2013 class ranked 2nd (behind only, yep, you guessed it, Alabama). It also is huge for Notre Dame’s TV rights, as their contract with NBC expires after the 2013 season. With the season the team had this year, they should have no problems with extending that, and a National Championship would make t...
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