Grading the defense

Bama won plenty despite falling short of usual defensive excellence

Updated: January 16, 2013, 12:08 PM ET
By Alex Scarborough | TideNation
Editor's note: Click here to read the final grades for Alabama's offense.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- To say Alabama came from nowhere to win the BCS National Championship would be untrue. You don't win two titles in three seasons without earning a reputation.

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