Each day until the BCS National Championship Game, Daily Bama Blog contributor Brett Hudson will count down to kickoff, giving us bits and pieces of that day’s significance to Alabama and Notre Dame. Today is two days until the game, which means Brett is examining the number “two.”
–Alabama’s opponents are averaging 2.46 yards a rushing attempt by way of 421 carries for 1,037 yards.
–Alabama is No. 2 nationally in points allowed per game with 10.7, behind Notre Dame’s 10.3.
–Notre Dame has given up only two rushing touchdowns this season.
–Notre Dame has gone for a 2-point conversion twice and made it once. The Irish have not seen an opposing team go for 2.
–Notre Dame is tied with Florida State, Toledo and Ball State for second in the nation in field goals made with 24. Oklahoma State in No. 1 with 25. Alabama has made 15 this season.
–Ole Miss was 2-for-2 on fourth down against Alabama’s defense. Both conversions came on the same drive, which resulted in a touchdown that made the score 27-14 midway through the second quarter.