Thursday December 17th, 2015

We’re just over two weeks away from the College Football Playoff semifinals, including the Cotton Bowl showdown between No. 2 Alabama and No. 3 Michigan State.

Can Connor Cook lead the Big Ten champion Spartans to an upset of the Crimson Tide? Or will Heisman winner Derrick Henry and Alabama’s dominant front seven roll over Michigan State to reach the national championship game?

Joe Rexrode of the Detroit Free Press and Aaron Suttles of the Tuscaloosa News join hosts Zac Ellis and Lindsay Schnell to break down the Spartans and Tide and pick who will win the Cotton Bowl.

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