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Irish Get Serious About Preparing For Alabama
Yahoo - AP ^ | 12-30-2012 | Tom Coyne

Posted on 12/30/2012 11:37:05 AM PST by blam

Edited on 12/30/2012 12:42:57 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Top-ranked Notre Dame finally got down to the serious business of getting ready to play defending national champion Alabama in the BCS title game on Jan. 7.

After weeks of some players and coaches traveling the nation for award shows, players finishing up the school year with finals and making trips home for Christmas, Notre Dame had its hardest hitting practice Saturday since its 22-13 victory over USC on Nov. 24 in the regular-season finale. Kelly plans another physical practice Sunday.


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TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: alabama; chat; irish; notredame; sports; tide
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-Roll Tide-
1 posted on 12/30/2012 11:37:14 AM PST by blam
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It is so stupid that these teams have to wait so long to play this game. How can they possibly be at there best without playing under live game conditions. They need a playoff system. Once again, money rules the roost!


2 posted on 12/30/2012 11:41:57 AM PST by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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The long lay off has seemed to help the SEC. The SEC has a championship games, so they have a extra week of experience and play before the National Championship game. It will be interesting.
3 posted on 12/30/2012 11:46:27 AM PST by Theoria
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To: blam

My favorite Bama vs Notre Dame play

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUoi8r32CE8


4 posted on 12/30/2012 11:48:54 AM PST by logitech (Who's here so vile, that will not love his country? If any speak, for him I have offended)
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Boy O Boy!


5 posted on 12/30/2012 11:52:12 AM PST by blam
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Have to go with ND simply because of the SEC/ESPN lovefest. The backlash is growing.


6 posted on 12/30/2012 11:55:45 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Batman11

I’m probably in the minority, but I wish for a return to the bowl system. Each bowl has its own heritage and traditions, and they shouldn’t be reduced to mere playoffs. Let the sports writers and the coaches pick the national champions.


7 posted on 12/30/2012 11:58:17 AM PST by Fiji Hill (Fight on!)
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To: logitech

ROLL TIDE!!!!!!!!!! GO SEC!!!!!!!!!!!!

Alabama, LSU, Mississippi State, OLE MISS, Georgia, Florida, Vanderbilt, Texas A&M, South Carolina


8 posted on 12/30/2012 12:03:45 PM PST by duffee (Newt Gingrich for Speaker)
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To: blam

ROLL TIDE!!!!!!!!!!!


9 posted on 12/30/2012 12:10:15 PM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Fiji Hill
I agree with ESPN’s Mark May about the playoffs. He has no love for the current BCS but states that people are going to like the replacement even less.
10 posted on 12/30/2012 12:15:34 PM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Backlash, my a**. If you want to stop the “lovefest”, beat an SEC team in a BCS title game.


11 posted on 12/30/2012 12:18:18 PM PST by mozarky2 (Ya never stand so tall as when ya stoop to stomp a statist!)
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To: blam
Go Irish...


12 posted on 12/30/2012 12:19:45 PM PST by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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Are we trying for membership in the Elitist Society?


13 posted on 12/30/2012 12:24:44 PM PST by BwanaNdege ("To learn who rules over you simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize"- Voltaire)
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To: mozarky2

In order for any team to be allowed to play in the BCS title game it should have proved its competence by beating a SEC team during the regular season. ;)


14 posted on 12/30/2012 12:38:41 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Hey, don’t ruin our secret plan. We figure if the SEC wins another BCS championship, the rest of the country will kick states with an SEC team out of the nation. Instant secession without a fight!


15 posted on 12/30/2012 1:50:17 PM PST by Himyar
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To: blam

I hope and pray that Bama kicks their Obama-loving ass. It’s hard to have any respect for an institution that’s turns it’s back on its own faith. Father Jenkins is a disgrace to all good Catholics.


16 posted on 12/30/2012 2:25:40 PM PST by ohioman
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The irony of that t-shirt is the fact that there are probably as many or more mobile homes in Indiana than there are in Bama.


17 posted on 12/30/2012 2:29:55 PM PST by ohioman
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ROLL TIDE!!! Make us proud.


18 posted on 12/30/2012 2:34:44 PM PST by WVNan
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To: blam

It won’t even be close. Bama by two touchdowns!


19 posted on 12/30/2012 2:45:48 PM PST by 38special (The Department of Education wastes money)
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Rooooollll Tidddddde!

Terry Saben was right. The pressure to win almost overcomes the “Joy of Victory”. There are prolly as many “Barners” (Auburn fans), as Notre Dame fans hoping for a victory.


20 posted on 12/30/2012 3:04:33 PM PST by saleman (!!!!)
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