BCS Championship 2013: 5 Things About Notre Dame Keeping Nick Saban Up at Night

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BCS Championship 2013: 5 Things About Notre Dame Keeping Nick Saban Up at Night
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Notre Dame has a handful of matchups that could potentially pose problems for Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide.

While Notre Dame is the presumed underdog in next month’s national title game against Alabama, Nick Saban is well aware of the challenges that the unbeaten and top-ranked Irish pose to his team.  

A look at the Irish’s body of work this season shows that Brian Kelly’s squad is built similarly to the Tide and other SEC powers. 

From their size and athleticism on one of the nation’s best defenses, to the dual-threat ability of quarterback Everett Golson, Saban will have to prepare his players for a slugfest when they take the field on Jan. 7. 

So what areas of Notre Dame’s team are likely to command Saban’s attention in the coming weeks leading up to kickoff? 

Here are five things about Notre Dame that will keep Saban up at night until next month’s title tilt.  

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