The Alabama Crimson Tide will face the Notre Dame Fighting Irish for the national college football championship.
The matchup was officially announced Sunday night on ESPN when the final BCS rankings were released. The BCS ranking at the end of the season determines which two teams will play for the national championship at the Discover BCS National Championship Game in Miami, FL, on Jan. 7, 2013.
The BCS also announced the other four BCS matchups:
Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO
January 1, Pasadena, CA
Stanford vs. Wisconsin
Discover Orange Bowl
January 1, Miami, FL
Florida State vs. Northern Illinois
Allstate Sugar Bowl
January 2, New Orleans, LA
Florida vs. Louisville
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl
January 3, Glendale, AZ
Kansas State vs. Oregon
Here is this week's BCS top 10 rankings:
1) Notre Dame
5) Kansas State
9) Texas A&M
10) South Carolina
The BCS rankings are determined by computer rankings, the AP Poll, and the USA Today Coaches' Poll. Those three are equally weighted in the BCS rankings.
Earlier Sunday, the Associated Press and the USA Today Coaches polls were released. The following shows the team ranking:
AP Top 25 for Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012
USA Today Coaches' Top 25 for Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012
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