Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/15/14
When Alabama smothered Notre Dame in the BCS national championship game, most of the talk wasn't about the  outstanding play by AJ McCarron's offense and the outstanding coaching by Nick Saban. It was about the flattering comments made by ESPN commentator Brent Musburger about how beautiful McCarron's girlfriend Miss Alabama Katherine Webb is. Since then, she's become more of a topic of discussion and more of a household name than the whole Alabama team in the last two weeks. Now another story is diverting discussion about the losing team that had a great year despite being blown out: Notre Dame. But the news is not all positive or flattering. We all have heard about the back-story of Manti Te'o and how he played through the pain of losing both his maternal grandmother and his girlfriend, Lennay Kakua, all in one day. His response to both personal tragedies made him an inspirational figure and fan favorite to both the Notre Dame faithful and to causal fans sports fans everywhere. We...
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