5 Bold Predictions For Alabama vs. Michigan State In Cotton Bowl

By RantSports Staff

For the second straight season, the Alabama Crimson Tide will partake in the College Football Playoff. For the second straight season, the Crimson Tide will take on a Big Ten squad in said College Football Playoff.

Here are five bold predictions before this year’s version of the playoff — well, at least one of the games, that is — gets underway.

5 Bold Predictions For Alabama vs. Michigan State In Cotton Bowl
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5. Alabama Is Fire To Start The Game, Scores First 2 TDs

Alabama Is Fire To Start The Game, Scores First 2 TDs Credit: Getty Images
But seriously, would anyone be surprised if Nick Saban's team got off to a fast start?

They have arguably the best player in the country in Derrick Henry, after all. Henry, at times, is unstoppable — just for the record.

5. Alabama Is Fire To Start The Game, Scores First 2 TDs

But seriously, would anyone be surprised if Nick Saban's team got off to a fast start?

They have arguably the best player in the country in Derrick Henry, after all. Henry, at times, is unstoppable — just for the record.

4. The Score Is All Tied Up At Half

The Score Is All Tied Up At Half Credit: Getty Images
Michigan State made the playoff for a reason — it is one of the best teams in the country.

Alabama could be the Spartans' toughest test yet, but one can't forget that Michigan State took down Oregon, Michigan, Ohio State and Iowa.

Translation: The Spartans can hang with Bama.

4. The Score Is All Tied Up At Half

Michigan State made the playoff for a reason — it is one of the best teams in the country.

Alabama could be the Spartans' toughest test yet, but one can't forget that Michigan State took down Oregon, Michigan, Ohio State and Iowa.

Translation: The Spartans can hang with Bama.

3. Derrick Henry Won’t Be Stopped

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And here's why: He is, once again, arguably the best player in the nation. Derrick Henry won the Heisman, just in case people forgot already.

3. Derrick Henry Won’t Be Stopped

And here's why: He is, once again, arguably the best player in the nation. Derrick Henry won the Heisman, just in case people forgot already.

2. Connor Cook Is Good For 3 TDs, 2 INTs

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Connor Cook likely has to have a near-perfect game for Michigan State to pull off the upset — wouldn't you agree? Expect him to play well at times, and semi-bad at other times (hence the three TDs and two INTs).

2. Connor Cook Is Good For 3 TDs, 2 INTs

Connor Cook likely has to have a near-perfect game for Michigan State to pull off the upset — wouldn't you agree? Expect him to play well at times, and semi-bad at other times (hence the three TDs and two INTs).

1. Crimson Tide Win By At Least 10 Points

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Alabama receives all of the hype in the world (and then some) because it is constantly winning the big games. Nick Saban will have his guys ready to play (and win) this time around, which will lead to a comfortable victory for the Crimson Tide.

1. Crimson Tide Win By At Least 10 Points

Alabama receives all of the hype in the world (and then some) because it is constantly winning the big games. Nick Saban will have his guys ready to play (and win) this time around, which will lead to a comfortable victory for the Crimson Tide.

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