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Glenbard West standout Watt ready for ND's big moment

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Offensive guard Chris Watt, who stands 6-feet-3 and weighs 310 pounds, will try to open some big holes for Notre Dame running backs against Alabama in today's BCS national championship.

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In this Sept. 22, 2012 photo, Notre Dame's Chris Watt (66), Manti Te'o (5) and TJ Jones (7) celebrate with fans after Notre Dame defeated Michigan 13-6 on Sept. 22, 2012, in South Bend, Ind.

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Richard and Mary Pat Watt will be in Miami tonight watching their son Chris play for Notre Dame against Alabama in the BCS national championship.

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Chris Watt admits it: he's thought about what it's going to be like tonight in Miami when he and his Notre Dame teammates line up against Alabama with the national championship at stake. A lot. "Definitely," the former Glenbard West standout offensive lineman said. "Before you go to bed at night you think what it's going to be like walking on that field with all of America watching one of the biggest sporting events of the year."
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    • Offensive guard Chris Watt, who stands 6-feet-3 and weighs 310 pounds, will try to open some big holes for Notre Dame running backs against Alabama in today’s BCS national championship.
    • Chris Watt
    • In this Sept. 22, 2012 photo, Notre Dame’s Chris Watt (66), Manti Te’o (5) and TJ Jones (7) celebrate with fans after Notre Dame defeated Michigan 13-6 on Sept. 22, 2012, in South Bend, Ind.
    • Richard and Mary Pat Watt will be in Miami tonight watching their son Chris play for Notre Dame against Alabama in the BCS national championship.
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