From the mouth (and juicy guitar) of the great Roy Clark: "Well, I never picked cotton... But my mother did, and my brother did, and my sister did, and my daddy died young...."
We're going to the COTTON BOWL! The Michigan State Spartans made one of the Big Six Bowls and will meet the Baylor Bears, ESPN, 12:30 New Years Day in Arlington Texas. In all honesty, the logo for the Cotton Bowl should in some way incorporate Roy Clark or Johnny Cash
What is the enemy already saying? Reading here: "Personally, I'm thrilled with the opportunity to square off against a B1G team to prove our supremacy." Well, we shall see, no? Wait 'til the Bears get the big load from the vaunted Big Green DEFENSE... The ES is excited to see the Spartans, and we have a record-setting offense of our own, in a pretty good matchup against the high-flying Bears from the Big 12.
All top 6 teams were victorious this weekend, with a major ass-whipping by Ohio State vs Wisconsin (59-0) in the Big Ten title game... so the Top 4 in the College Football Playoff are: the Alabama $abans, the Oregon Buck$, the Florida State Cheaters, and the Ohio State Wieners. And, thusly, Michigan State stayed at #8 in the CFP final poll.
The very, very early odds pick MSU as a 1-1/2 point underdog to Baylor... (seriously???). The odds are:
- Michigan State (+1 1/2) vs Baylor (Cotton)
- Mississippi State (-7) vs Georgia Tech (Orange Bowl)
- TCU (-3) vs Ole Miss (Peach)
- Arizona (-4) vs Boise St (Fiesta)
- CFB: #2 Oregon (-8) vs #3 Florida St (Rose)
- CFB: #1 Alabama (-9) vs #4 Ohio St (Sugar)
Here is the final CFB Poll: