Originally written December 01, 2012 on Football Nation:
Hosts Steve Bennett and Don Russ interview the biggest names in sports media and pop culture each week on Football Nation's The Sports-Casters podcast.Their guest this week is Tim Layden of Sports Illustrated and SI.com.. Layden  has spent much of this season covering both college and pro football. Layden thinks that Alabama will defeat Georgia this weekend and face Notre Dame in the BCS Title game. Layden encourages Notre Dame fans to focus less on who there opponent will be and more on the excitement of playing for the National Championship for the first time in 24 years. Layden says that Notre Dame is very much like an SEC team and matches up well with Georgia and Alabama. "Notre Dame has a very competitive chance to win the National Championship game," said Layden.Layden expects the BCS final will be a physical, low scoring, grind regardless of who the teams are that end up playing in the game. Layden also says:The rest of the BCS Bowl games are meaninglessHeisman ...
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