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BCS Championship 2013, Alabama vs. Notre Dame: Open thread

Since there's no other football on this Monday night, a lot of you will probably watch the BCS National Championship game between Notre Dame and Alabama. There will be NFL prospects on display. It's fun stuff.


Happy BCS National Championship game day, Packerland. Today, the Alabama Crimson Tide play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish for all of the crystal footballs. I know that a lot of you aren't big college football fans, and a lot of you that are only follow your team, but hey, it's football and it's the only game on! Don't even act like you don't have some interest in this game.

If your only interest in college football is future NFL prospects, I can help you out. Here's the list of guys to keep an eye on during the game. In SB Nation's latest mock draft, Alabama C Barrett Jones is going 32nd overall to the Packers. A lof of these other guys are going to be in that late 1st-early 2nd range as well.

Alabama NFL prospects

OG Chance Warmack - #65
C Barrett Jones - #75
OT D.J. Fluker - #76
DT Jesse Williams - #54
OLB C.J. Mosley - #32
S Robert Lester - #37
ILB Nico Johnson - #35
CB Dee Milliner - #28
RB Eddie Lacy - #42
TE Michael Williams - #89
DE Quinton Dial - #90
DE Damion Square - #92

Notre Dame NFL prospects

TE Tyler Eifert - #80
RB Cierre Wood - #20
RB Theo Riddick - #6
C Braxton Cave - #52
ILB Manti Te'o - #5
DE Kaprom Lewis-Moore - #89
S Jamoris Slaughter - #26
S Zeke Motta - #17

Note: Some players with obvious pro futures who are not draft-eligible were omitted here. The most obvious, if you're looking way ahead, are Louis Nix, Stephon Tuitt and T.J. Yeldon.

Game date/time: Monday, 8 p.m. ET

Venue: Sun Life Stadium, Miami, FL


This is your open thread for the game and everything related to it, so chat away.