Just like that, the BCS rankings have completely flipped on us and have given us a new national championship possibility. With Oregon and Kansas State suffering upsets last week, the new projected national championship matchup is Notre Dame taking on Alabama.
As long as the Irish and Crimson Tide take care of business the rest of the way, we will likely see these two historic programs meet in Miami, Florida for that crystal football.
Before the season began, this was a matchup that wasn't expected by anybody, as both teams had serious question marks.
Now, this is a meeting that every college football fan should be rooting for because it would provide us with a national championship to remember for quite some time.
Here are a few reasons why an Alabama-Notre Dame matchup needs to take place in this year’s big game.