The Cotton Bowl matchup between the Michigan State Spartans and Alabama Crimson Tide is now just a day away. Mark Dantonio and Nick Saban addressed the media for the final time before kickoff this morning at the Omni Hotel in downtown Dallas, TX. Afterward, ESPN broadcasters Kirk Herbstreit and Chris Fowler provided insight on the matchup.
Arthur Ray is a Chicago native who stands at 6'3" and 300 lbs. He's a former Michigan State lineman who played two seasons at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado after being granted two extra seasons of eligibility by the NCAA in January of 2013. He last played for MSU back in 2011 and is a cancer survivor.
United States women's soccer player Abby Wambach retires, Lansing Community College ranked as the number one team in Division II college hoops, Eric Trojanowicz of the Lansing Catholic boy's basketball team, and the Michigan State "Sports Illustrated" cover mess-up.
MSU Senior Quarterback Connor Cook was sidelined during the second half of the Maryland game at Spartan Stadium on Saturday. Tyler O'Connor lead the offense, as the Spartans were able to escape with a 24 to 7 victory over the Terrapins, moving to 9-1 on the year.
Babi Mac, AKA Cait McMahan, is a former Tennessee Lady Vols women's basketball player who won two national championships under Pat Summit. She is now a hip hop recording artist and the official DJ of ESPN's "College GameDay." Current Sports host Al Martin chats with her about how she went from hoops to hip hop.
ESPN football analyst Ray Bentley has written his first novel. Current State’s Scott Pohl talks with him about “Driftwood.” Bentley also has high expectations for the Michigan State football team this season.