It’s New Year’s Eve and Alabama is about to play Notre Dame in Rose Bowl. This is a fine sentence to read in any other context but there is still interest in this national semifinals even if it is not played in Pasadena.
Here’s a look at what is being written there the day before Crimson Tide and Irish debuts in Arlington, Texas.
– Why do four teams dominate the College Football Qualifiers (The Wall Street Journal)
– College football is broken. Here’s how you can fix it. (Yahoo Sports)
– Noie: Gives the Rose Bowl Notre Dame a chance to take on the game’s big story (South Bend Tribune)
– Notebook: Clark Leah Explains Slim Reaper, Notre Dame Defense and Double Duty (South Bend Tribune)
– Drew White plays the geek man in the middle of Notre Dame defense (South Bend Tribune)
– BGI Staff Predictions: Notre Dame Vs. Alabama (Pictured in blue and gold)
– Notre Dame Alabama: Take Attack (illustrated in blue and gold)
– How Notre Dame, Alabama can win the Friday Rose Bowl (CNHI Sports Indiana)
– Column: The Irish once again get a chance to change the narrative (CNHI Sports Indiana)
– Irish and Alabama have both evolved since the title game in 2013 (CNHI Sports Indiana)