In no way, shape or form was this year’s BCS title game pretty if you were Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish got a good old-fashioned spanking from Alabama as the Crimson Tide rolled 42-14 over Notre Dame on Monday night.
It was a demoralizing loss for the Irish, a team that last played in a national title game in 1989. After a quarter-century wait, Alabama crushed the hopes and dreams of Notre Dame’s return to glory and the SEC has now won seven straight BCS National Championships.
This game got us thinking—what are the five most embarrassing losses in BCS title history? There have been a fair share of them in the 15-year history of the BCS. Click on to find out.