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Photo Courtesy USA TODAY SPORTS continues its "10 for a Title" series examining 10 crucial game elements necessary for Notre Dame if the Irish are to earn a BCS Championship victory over Alabama. Next in the series: Goal Line Stand #3.

Though an opportunity for a full-scale slugfest exists, its likely that Monday's BCS Championship game will include a reality that proved consistent throughout the 2012 regular season: Alabama is going to move the football. The defending champs put up 431 yards vs. both Michigan and Texas A&M. They rolled to 512 vs. Georgia in the SEC Championship game. In six other outings they enjoyed totals... Recommended Stories

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