Alabama head coach Nick Saban calls out to players during NCAA college football practice, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 in Miami Shores, Fla. The D word - as in dynasty - is off-limits around Al

 

              Alabama head coach Nick Saban calls out to players during NCAA college football practice, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 in Miami Shores, Fla. The D word - as in dynasty - is off-limits around Al
Alabama head coach Nick Saban calls out to players during NCAA college football practice, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 in Miami Shores, Fla. The D word - as in dynasty - is off-limits around Alabama. But if Saban's Crimson Tide can beat No. 1 Notre Dame to become the first team to win consecutive BCS championships and three national titles in four years, Alabama will lay claim to one of the sport's great runs.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)