The only Notre Dame and Alabama brother combination ever

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During the Civil War, you often literally had brother vs. brother. According to the Alabama Crimson Tide fight song they are “Dixie’s football pride.” And Indiana (despite the fact that it often votes with the old Confederacy these days in elections) was a Union state. So this Notre Dame vs. Alabama national title game matchup does have a bit of a Civil War feel to it.

Here are two brothers who fit the mold: Thomas Rayam Bama 90′ and I-Hardy Rayam Notre Dame 80′ are the only brother combination that played for both Notre Dame and Alabama. Ironically, some local people don’t understand why some national news source have not given this article some attention. Hardy Rayam, graduated from Notre Dame 1980′ BBA and was on Notre Dame’s 1977 Football National Championship Team. Hardy Rayam is also a Two Times Liver Transplant Survivor, since 1997 (PSC-Walter Payton).

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16 future NFL players you’ll see in the BCS National Championship Game

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As you get ready for the BCS National Title Game Monday night, I’ve prepared a guide for you to the college football players you’ll soon see on the NFL gridiron. There are four players from Notre Dame who will go in the early rounds of this year’s draft and next year’s; 12 more from the Alabama Crimson Tide. Let’s get to know ’em.

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