Capital One Bowl Morning Thread

STATE COLLEGE PA - NOVEMBER 27: Running back Edwin Baker #4 of the Michigan State Spartans carries the ball during a game against the Penn State Nittany Lions on November 27 2010 at Beaver Stadium in State College Pennsylvania. The Spartans won 28-22.(Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

A few things.  Around 1:25 in the morning, the fire alarm rang at the Peabody, the MSU team hotel.  The building wasn't evacuated but the alarm and the "all clear" announcements (all 4 of them!) certainly woke everyone up.  It'd be nice to blame the disruption on a devious Alabama fan, but there are significant brush fires in the Orlando area, and apparently some of the ambient smoke made its way into the fire alarm system.  C'est la vie.

Second, in case you've missed our previews: Pete's 3-part review of Alabama's season is here, here, and here, and my preview of the game is here.

Third, here's today's full bowl schedule:

TicketCity Bowl

Northwestern vs. Texas Tech

Dallas, Cotton Bowl

Noon (ET)

ESPNU

Outback Bowl

Penn State vs. Florida

Tampa, Raymond James Stadium

1 PM

ABC

Capital One Bowl

Michigan State vs. Alabama

Orlando, Citrus Bowl Stadium

1 PM

ESPN

Gator Bowl

Michigan vs. Mississippi State

Jacksonville, Municipal Stadium

1:30 PM

ESPN2

Rose Bowl

Wisconsin vs. TCU

Pasadena, Rose Bowl

5 PM

ABC

Fiesta Bowl

Oklahoma vs. UConn

Glendale, AZ, U. of Phoenix Stadium

8:30 PM

ESPN

 

Finally, MSU is the underdog today, and understandably so.  But let's not forget what this team is capable of:


Today's the day.  GO GREEN.

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