The images of Alabama's blowout win over Notre Dame in the BCS title game are still fresh, but until we see the coach-copy tape of the game it's important not to overreact one way or the other to the performances of the notable prospects in the game.
On the other hand, the telecast provides some insight into what scouts should be looking for when they examine that all-22 film of a group that includes five players who have first-round potential.
Here are notes from the national championship game that I will reference when watching the coach-copy tape and other tape on these players. Some underclassmen (noted with an asterisk) have said they will return to school, but they could change their minds and these notes will still be useful down the road if they do return to campus.
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