BCS Championship Game recap

  • Updated: January 7, 2013 - 11:40 PM

OFFENSIVE MVP

Eddie Lacy, RB, Alabama

The junior rushed 20 times for a game-high 140 yards, helping the Crimson Tide dominate the line of scrimmage. Lacy had 72 yards before the first quarter ended against a defense that came in allowing a stingy 92 yards a game on the ground.

DEFENSIVE MVP

C.J. Mosley, LB, Alabama

The junior led a defense that limited Notre Dame to 32 rushing yards. He made eight tackles, including five solo stops and one of a loss.

BY THE NUMBERS

2

National championships for Tide quarterback AJ McCarron, who became the first QB in the BCS era (1998-present) to win two titles.

3

Teams that have won three national titles in a four-year span. They are Alabama (2009, 2011, 2012), Nebraska (1994, '95, '97) and Notre Dame (1946, '47,' 49).

309

Alabama's total offense in the first half.

19:46

Alabama's time of possession in the first half, nearly double Notre Dame's 10:14. The Crimson Tide finished with 38:13 to the Irish's 21:47.

79.5

Average yardage of Alabama's six touchdowns drives.

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