Hope Santa was as good to all of you as he was to this guy.
Colleague Chris Low talks with Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley. Low looks at the best and worst from the Tide's regular season.
Amid celebrations of this team's success, members of Notre Dame's last national title-winning team have mourned the loss of teammate Dean Brown, Brian Hamilton writes in the Chicago Tribune.
Brian Kelly is one game from a permanent pedestal, Mark Lazerus writes in the Chicago Sun-Times.
Notre Dame's D-line is built in the SEC's image, Dan Wolken writes in USA Today. Wolken is the only one of USA Today's eight pickers to predict an Irish win on Jan. 7.
Director of football strength and conditioning Paul Longo has helped get Kelly's message across every step of the way, Tim Prister writes on IrishIllustrated.com. (Subscription required)
BlueandGold.com's Lou Somogyi wonders if this is the Irish's most amazing year ever. (Subscription required)
SI.com's Stewart Mandel has Notre Dame's renaissance as the No. 2 story in college football this year. SI writes discuss why.