The Discover BCS National Championship Game was a postseason college football bowl The National Championship game between Alabama and Notre Dame was anticipated as an historical matchup In the aftermath of an Alabama 42 to 14 victory (with the score being 35 to 0 at one point in the game), the BCS Teams · Starting lineups · Game summary. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football Schedule (ND) features games against Clemson, Pittsburgh, Stanford, Boston College Eagles (Shamrock Series). Get the latest Notre Dame Fighting Irish news, scores, stats, standings, rumors, and more from ESPN. But today's game will revolve around Notre Dame running behind its powerful . Legendary former Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian, who led the Irish to national championships in , J. Smith · Dick Butkus Award.