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Two storied programs: Notre Dame vs. Alabama

Two storied programs

Tonight, Alabama will try to win its second consecutive national title, its third in four years. Notre Dame is after its first since 1988:

Alabama Notre Dame
Tuscaloosa, Ala.; 101,821 Location, stadium capacity South Bend, Ind.; 80,795
1892 When football began 1887
43 Lettermen in today's game 41
31,747 Enrollment 11,816
125 First-team All-Americans 185
14. The first — After a 20-19 victory over Washington in the Rose Bowl in 1925. The 1925 squad went 10-0 and outscored opponents 297-26. National titles 11 "consensus" titles. The first — The 1924 team completed an undefeated season in the Rose Bowl by beating Stanford 27-10. The first of three titles for coach Knute Rockne.
Joe Namath, a 1964 All-American, Bart Starr, a Pro Football Hall of Famer, and Ken Stabler Famous quarterbacks Joe Montana, 1979 Cotton Bowl hero and four-time Super Bowl champ with the 49ers
1 — RB Mark Ingram, 2009 Heisman Trophy winners 7 — QB Angelo Bertelli, 1943; QB John Lujack, 1947; E Leon Hart, 1949; RB John Lattner, 1953; QB Paul Hornung, 1956; QB John Huarte, 1964; WR Tim Brown, 1987

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