#NDInsider Twitter Chatter: Notre Dame-Alabama

Tyler James
South Bend Tribune

Twitter can be a fun (or depressing) and brutally honest (or unreasonable) place during Notre Dame football games. That's why we open up this space for the #NDInsider Twitter Chatter following games.

During the game, readers are encouraged to send their thoughts and observations with the #NDInsider hashtag to be considered for our postgame fan recap. They joined us with their 280-character takes during the game.

Could No. 4 Notre Dame pull off the upset against No. 1 Alabama in the College Football Playoff semifinal? Or were Irish fans being set up for another letdown? We'd all soon learn.

Notre Dame fans look on following Notre Dame's 31-14 loss to Alabama, Friday in the College Football Playoff semifinal/Rose Bowl game in Arlington, Texas.