Well, it certainly didn't take long, did it? Alabama established itself as the best team in the country Monday night, rolling to a 28-0 halftime lead and totally dismantling Notre Dame by a 42-14 score.
After all the hype and speculation, it was clear that Notre Dame had no chance to stop the Tide on this night.
The result is that head coach Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide have won three of the last four national titles and two in a row. The end of Allabama's domination is nowhere in sight.
Here is a look at how the starters graded out in the BCS title game.