Found August 02, 2013 on College Spun:
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Last year’s dream season for Notre Dame ended up with a nightmare loss to SEC champion Alabama, 42-14, in the 2013 BCS National Championship Game. As you’d expect, the Irish have plans to make it back to the title tilt for a shot at redemption – so much so that they’ve already put the game on their schedule. The Chicago Tribune’s Brian Hamilton tweeted out a photo of the Irish’ 2013 schedule – which includes the 2014 BCS National Championship Game.  #NotreDame planning a return trip, it seems, with Game 13. pic.twitter.com/S81END1gHt — Brian Hamilton (@ChiTribHamilton) August 2, 2013 It’s a strong move, no matter how you view the program’s success in 2012. Domers – is head coach Brian Kelly showing too much confidence in his group, or is this a good motivation tactic?
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