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History plays a part, but not in final score

Alabama and Notre Dame are knotted together by history. The national championship matchup between the legendary programs provides an excuse to look back at old game highlights. But to the players that are too young to remember, they know the outcome will have nothing to do with what's happened in the past.

As time ran out on Georgia, the Alabama sideline rushed the field. Confetti poured from the Georgia Dome ceiling, Crimson Tide players replaced their helmets with ‘SEC Champions' hats, and cameras clicked away. Senior defensive end Damion Square somehow found his way to the SEC Championship trophy, hugged it, and carried it up to the podium where his team would accept it from conference...

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