Crimson Tide dominates Fighting Irish in 2021 Rose Bowl Game

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide dominated the No. 4 Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Friday in the Rose Bowl Game presented by Capital One. The Crimson Tide won 31-14 over the Fighting Irish in the College Football Semifinal at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

This is the Crimson Tide’s second straight win in this series. Alabama blew out the Fighting Irish in the BCS National Championship on January 7, 2013.

Alabama Crimson Tide running back Najee Harris hurdles over a Notre Dame Fighting Irish defensive player in the Rose Bowl Game presented by Capital One
Najee Harris hurdles over a Notre Dame Fighting Irish defensive player in the Rose Bowl Game presented by Capital One (Photo by Alabama Crimson Tide Football/Instagram)

Now, they’re 5-3 all-time against the Fighting Irish.

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From 1973 through 1987, Notre Dame was 5-1 against Alabama. The only loss came on November 15, 1980.

Crimson Tide quarterback Mac Jones went 25 of 30 for 297 yards. He had four touchdown passes.

Najee Harris had 15 carries for 125 yards. DeVonta Smith had seven receptions for 130 yards and three touchdowns.

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Fighting Irish quarterback Ian Book went 27 of 39 for 229 yards. He had one interception.

Kyren Williams had 16 carries for 64 yards and one touchdown. Michael Mayer had seven receptions for 62 yards.

Smith had the aforementioned three touchdowns for the Crimson Tide. Jahleel Billingsley also had a touchdown reception.

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Kicker Will Reichard also a field goal.

Williams had a rushing touchdown for the Fighting Irish. Book also had a rushing touchdown.

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