Jan 7, 2013, 7:57 PM EDT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — It’s finally time.
With thousands of fans in the stadium and thousands more outside Sun Life Stadium looking for tickets, it’s time to play for the national championship. After opening the season in Dublin, concluding the regular season on the West Coast, the Irish now take to South Florida for the biggest game of the year.
As we have all year, we’re hosting the live blog here. Joined by our friends at the Observer, sit down with a few thousand of your best friends for a communal chat, as we watch to see if Notre Dame has what it takes to beat the defending national champions.
It’s going to be a long and exciting night, so let’s keep it clean, have some fun, and chat our way through the BCS National Championship.
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