NEW YORK (AP) -- Notre Dame and Alabama will play in the BCS national championship game on Jan. 7 in Miami.
The final Bowl Championship Series standings were revealed Sunday night, and to no one's surprise, the Fighting Irish were first and Alabama was second.
Alabama is shooting for its second straight national title and third in four seasons.
Notre Dame is in the BCS championship game for the first time, looking for its first national championship since 1988.
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