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Head Coach: Brian Kelly, third season (28-10)
Consensus National Championships:
11 (1924, '29, '30, '43, '46, '47, '49, '66, '73, '77, '88)
Heisman Trophy Winners:
7 (Angelo Bertelli 1943, John Lujack 1947, Leon Hart 1949, John Lattner 1953, Paul Hornung 1956, John Huarte 1964, Tim Brown 1987)
2012 All-Americans: 7 (LB Manti Te'o, TE Tyler Eifert, DE Stephon Tuitt, C Braxston Cave, LT Zack Martin, NG Louis Nix III)
2012 Record: 12-0
Last Game: (W) at USC 22-13
Official Site: UND.com
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Head Coach: Nick Saban, sixth season (67-13)
Consensus National Championships:
10 (1925, '26, '61, '64, '65, '78, '79, '92, 2009, '11)
Heisman Trophy Winners: 1 (Mark Ingram 2009)
2012 All-Americans: 6 (CB Dee Milliner, LG Chance Warmack, C Barrett Jones, LB C.J. Mosley, RT D.J. Fluker, QB AJ McCarron)
2012 Record: 12-1, 7-1 (SEC Champion)
Last Game:
(W) vs. #3 Georgia 32-28 (SEC Championship)
Official Site: RollTide.com
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The Coaches
Brian Kelly
Brian Kelly
Alma Mater: Assumption '83 (Linebacker)
Record at ND (3 years): 28-10 (.737)
Career Record (22 years): 199-67-2 (.746)
National Championships:
2 (Grand Valley State '02 & '03, Division II)
Record in FBS (9 years): 80-32 (.714)
Postseason Record: 14-6 (.700)
Bowl Record: 3-2 (.600)
Coaching History: Assumption (Def. Coord. '83-86), Grand Valley State (DBs '87-88, Def. Coord. '89-90, Head Coach '91-03), Central Michigan (Head Coach '04-06), Cincinnati (Head Coach '07-09), Notre Dame (Head Coach '10-present)
Nick Saban
Nick Saban
Alma Mater: Kent State '73 (Defensive Back)
Record at UA (6 years): 67-13 (.838)
Career Record (19 years): 168-72-1 (.699)
National Championships: 3 (LSU '03; Alabama '09 & '11)
Record in FBS (17 years): 153-55-1 (.734)
Postseason/Bowl Record: 7-6 (.538)
Coaching History: Kent State (GA '73-74, LBs '75-76), Syracuse (OLBs '77), West Virginia (DBs '78-79), Ohio State (DBs '80-81), Navy (DBs '82), Michigan State (Def. Coord. '83-87), Houston Oilers (DBs '88-89), Toledo (Head Coach '90), Cleveland Browns (Def. Coord. '91-94), Michigan State (Head Coach '95-99), LSU (Head Coach '00-04), Miami Dolphins (Head Coach '05-06), Alabama ('07-present)
The Coaches
Everett Golson - 2,135 Passing Yards AJ McCarron - 2,669
Everett Golson - 194.1 Passing Yards/Game AJ McCarron - 205.3
Everett Golson - 7.6 Passing Yards/Attempt AJ McCarron - 9.3
Everett Golson - 58.9% Completion Percentage AJ McCarron - 66.8%
Everett Golson - 11 Passing Touchdowns AJ McCarron - 26
Everett Golson - 5 Passing Interceptions AJ McCarron - 3
Everett Golson - 11 Passing Touchdownss AJ McCarron - 26
Everett Golson - 131.8 Passing Efficiency AJ McCarron - 173.1
Theo Riddick - 904 Rushing Yards Eddie Lacy - 1,182
Cierre Wood - 74.0 Rushing Yards/Game Eddie Lacy - 90.9
George Atkinson III - 7.1 Rushing Yards/Attempt Kenyan Drake - 7.0
Riddick, Atkinson, Golson - 5 Rushing Touchdowns Eddie Lacy - 16
Tyler Eifert - 44 Receptions Amari Cooper - 53
Tyler Eifert - 3.7 Receptions/Game Amari Cooper - 4.1
Tyler Eifert - 624 Receiving Yards Amari Cooper - 895
Tyler Eifert - 52.0 Receiving Yards/Game Amari Cooper - 68.8
John Goodman - 22.7 Receiving Yards/Reception Kenny Bell - 25.4
Tyler Eifert, TJ Jones - 4 Receiving Touchdowns Amari Cooper - 9
Theo Riddick - 1,244 Yards from Scrimmage Eddie Lacy - 1,354
Davaris Daniels - 15.0 Yards/Play from Scrimmage Kenny Bell - 25.4
Theo Riddick - 6 Touchdowns from Scrimmage Eddie Lacy - 17
Everett Golson - 2,440 Total Yards AJ McCarron - 2,664
Everett Golson - 6.6 Total Yards/Play AJ McCarron - 8.0
Everett Golson - 203.3 Total Yards/Game AJ McCarron - 204.9
Everett Golson - 16 Total Touchdowns AJ McCarron - 27
Kyle Brindza - 26-27 (.963) Extra Points Jeremy Shelley - 63-63 (1.000)
Kyle Brindza - 23-31 (.741) Field Goals Jeremy Shelley - 11-11 (1.000)
Kyle Brindza - 62.5 Kickoff Average Cade Foster - 63.4
Kyle Brindza - 25-68 (.368) Kickoff Touchbacks Cade Foster - 42-92 (.456)
George Atkinson III - 20.7 Kickoff Returns Christion Jones - 30.3, 1 TD
Ben Turk - 40.6 Punting Average Cody Mandell - 43.8
Davonte' Neal - 2.4 Punt Returns Dee Hart - 12.5
Manti Te'o - 103 Total Tackles C.J. Mosley - 99
Manti Te'o - 52 Solo Tackles C.J. Mosley - 61
Manti Te'o - 51 Assisted Tackles C.J. Mosley - 38
Stephon Tuitt - 13 (93 yds.) Tackles for Loss Adrian Hubbard - 10 (49 yds.)
Stephon Tuitt - 12 (89 yds.) Sacks Adrian Hubbard - 6 (39 yds.)
Manti Te'o - 7 (35 yds.) Interceptions Lester, Clinton-Dix - 4
Louis Nix III - 5 Passes Broken Up Dee Milliner - 18
Manti Te'o - 11 Passes Defensed Dee Milliner - 20
Prince Shembo - 12 Quarterback Hurries Damion Square - 9
Manti Te'o - 2 (8 yds.) Fumble Recoveries Vinnie Sunseri - 2 (7 yds.)
Stephone Tuitt - 3 Fumbles Forced Adrian Hubbard - 3
Stephon Tuitt - 1 Blocked Kicks Collins, Milliner, Williams - 1
The Coaches
.606 (18th in FBS) Opponent Winning Percentage .550 (54th in FBS)
202.5 (29th in FBS) Rushing Offense 224.6 (19th in FBS)
4.2 (13th in FBS) Rushing Yards/Play 5.0 (3rd in FBS)
1.8 (53rd in FBS) Rushing Touchdowns/Game 2.7 (14th in FBS)
218.8 (74th in FBS) Passing Offense 214.5 (78th in FBS)
7.6 (26th in FBS) Passing Yards/Play 8.9 (3rd in FBS)
129.08 (74th in FBS) Pass Efficiency 172.1 (2nd in FBS)
.582 (79th in FBS) Pass Completion Percentage .663 (17th in FBS)
1.1 (102nd in FBS) Passing Touchdowns/Game 2.1 (33rd in FBS)
421.3 (48th in FBS) Total Offense 439.1 (38th in FBS)
6.1 (19th in FBS) Yards/Play 6.9 (3rd in FBS)
22.1 (45th in FBS) First Downs/Game 21.2 (57th in FBS)
26.8 (73rd in FBS) Scoring Offense 38.5 (13th in FBS)
92.4 (4th in FBS) Rushing Defense 79.8 (1st in FBS)
4.2 (9th in FBS) Rushing Yards Allowed/Attempt 3.2 (1st in FBS)
0.2 (1st in FBS) Rushing Touchdowns Allowed/Game 0.7 (9th in FBS)
105.5 (11th in FBS) Pass Efficiency Defense 101.6 (6th in FBS)
194.4 (21st in FBS) Pass Defense 166.2 (2nd in FBS)
6.1 (9th in FBS) Passing Yards Allowed/Attempt 5.8 (4th in FBS)
.594 (59th in FBS) Opponent Passing Completion Percentage .543 (13th in FBS)
0.6 (5th in FBS) Passing Touchdowns Allowed/Game 0.5 (2nd in FBS)
16.1 (6th in FBS) First Downs Allowed/Game 13.5 (1st in FBS)
286.8 (5th in FBS) Total Defense 246.0 (1st in FBS)
4.7 (8th in FBS) Yards Allowed/Play 3.9 (1st in FBS)
10.3 (1st in FBS) Scoring Defense 10.7 (2nd in FBS)
2.83 (15th in FBS) Sacks 2.54 (27th in FBS)
1.33 (28th in FBS) Sacks Allowed 1.77 (T-52nd in FBS)
5.58 (67th in FBS) Tackles for Loss 6.23 (42nd in FBS)
1.2 (109th in FBS) Turnovers/Game 1.2 (112th in FBS)
1.9 (48th in FBS) Turnovers Forced/Game 2.2 (26th in FBS)
+0.75 (22nd in FBS) Turnover Margin +1.00 (13th in FBS)
.939 (99th in FBS) Extra Point Percentage 1.000 (T-1st in FBS)
2.0 (2nd in FBS) Field Goals/Game 1.2 (52nd in FBS)
.750 (T-45th in FBS) Field Goal Percentage .750 (T-45th in FBS)
38.2 (39th in FBS) Net Punting 39.2 (23rd in FBS)
2.4 (115th in FBS) Punt Returns 10.2 (41st in FBS)
20.0 (82nd in FBS) Kickoff Returns 24.8 (12th in FBS)
5.7 (71st in FBS) Penalties/Game 3.8 (120th in FBS)
42.9 (94th in FBS) Penalty Yards/Game 32.8 (118th in FBS)



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