Duel of the Dynasties: Bama Defense Stays Focused


By CBS 8 News

The Alabama Crimson Tide is known for its tough, stingy defense -- and that's a big part of the game plan for Monday's BCS National Championship Game.

The Bama defense is preparing to face Notre Dame as it does any other opponent. Defensive coordinator Kirby Smart says a team can't count on being back to the national championship game every year. His job is to keep his players focused on the task at hand, which is defeating Notre Dame.

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