At 7:30 p.m., all the hype and hoopla surrounding the BCS National Championship game and the 76th meeting of LSU and Alabama will end and reality will take over. While Tiger fans (and a lot of others) will be watching the contest on television, follow more of the action at The Advocate’s Tiger Tracks blog. Online Sports Editor Gary Laney will be updating the blog throughout the game.

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