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Crimson Tide Down Notre Dame 42-14 - Match Report

Notre Dame was unable to contain Eddie Lacy on Monday and the result was a 42-14 BCS Championship Game loss against the Crimson Tide.

Bettors who backed the Crimson Tide were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 10 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 40.5.

AJ McCarron completed 20 of 28 pass attempts for 264 yards for the Crimson Tide in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Theo Riddick rushed for 37 yards for Notre Dame, while Cierre Wood added 2 yards. Everett Golson threw for 270 yards for the Fighting Irish, while receivers DaVaris Daniels and TJ Jones had 115 and 90 yards respectively.

Notre Dame lost the offensive yardage battle to Alabama 529-302 yards in Monday's game. Alabama had more first downs as that total ended up 28-16.

The time of possession battle favored Alabama as their offense was on the field for 38:13, longer than the 21:47 of their opponents.