Grading the offense

Editor's note: Click here to read the final grades for the Alabama defense.

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

Still, after they lost a Heisman Trophy finalist at tailback, the top four pass-catchers on offense and two-thirds of the starters on the defense, it seemed unlikely the Crimson Tide would make history and maintain the title of college football's best.