Alabama's Nico Johnson (35) and Dre Kirkpatrick (21) celebrate after stopping LSU's Tyrann Mathieu on a kick off return during the second half of the BCS National Championship college football game Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Alabama wins BCS championship 21-0
Jeremy Shelley kicked five field goals and Trent Richardson broke a 34-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter as the No. 2 Crimson Tide beat No. 1 LSU for its second national championship in three years.