Yeah, MSG looked pretty cool last night.
So was Notre Dame one of the nation's luckiest teams this year? Yes and no, Football Outsiders' Brian Fremeau explains.
Colleague Gene Wojciechowski ranks the 10 best coaching jobs in football, pro or college, with Notre Dame coming in at No. 4. According to an ESPN.com survey, Brian Kelly was among four coaches considered most likely to have NFL options in the future.
AJ McCarron is coming back to Alabama next year, and TideNation's Alex Scarborough says it's no real surprise. Scarborough also looks at some of the Irish's strengths that the Tide will need to handle.
Four Irish players earned recognition on Pro Football Weekly's All-America team, which takes into account pro potential.
Pretty neat cover that is gracing the final hardcopy issue of The Sporting News.