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BCS Championship 2013: Alabama vs. Notre Dame Open Thread

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What should we watch for in tonight's BCS National Championship?

Mike Ehrmann

Finally, the BCS National Championship is here. Notre Dame last played November 24, when they beat USC 22-13, and Alabama a week later, with a 32-28 victory over Georgia for the SEC Championship.

Both teams have had plenty of time to get healthy, study their opponent, and game plan from every angle possible. From a match-up standpoint, we've got an SEC powerhouse that will try to dominate the trenches and out-muscle their opponent, versus a more athletic team that will try to out-finesse theirs.

From a scouting perspective, Dan Kadar has a list of players to watch for tonight - LINK - so make sure to pay attention to some players that could on the board when the Chicago Bears make their pick.

Here's the skinny:

What: 2013 BCS National Championship Game

Who: Notre Dame vs. Alabama

When: 8 p.m. (ET)

Location: Sun Life Stadium, Miami, FL

Channel: ESPN

Announcers: Brent Musburger and Kirk Herbstreit

Odds: Alabama -9.5

SB Nation Coverage: Alabama - Roll Bama Roll | Notre Dame - One Foot Down

This is your BCS National Championship Open Thread... Have fun!