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Title Could Make Alabama Best Dynasty Ever

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In a sport covered by the minute, analyzed by the second, and put in perspective by the hour, how did this one get by us?

Especially with Alabama, in this age a de facto 33rd NFL franchise. Alabama, with the greatest dynasty of all time. Wait, what?

The case can certainly be made if the Tide beat No. 1 Notre Dame five days from now.

Only two other programs have won three championships in four years in the wire service era (since 1936). That would be Notre Dame (1946, 1947, 1949) and Nebraska (1994, 1995, 1997). Alabama would be...

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