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GAME THREAD: College Football National Championship: University of Michigan vs. Washington

The college football national championship is here and it features two teams that beat Michigan State. For Spartan fans, let’s hope the right one wins today.

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It’s taken months and countless games to whittle the college football world down to this: University of Michigan vs. the University of Washington. These two teams both played Michigan State this year and won in dominant fashion. For Spartan fans though the choice seems clear: GO HUSKIES.

If you’d like a run down on who you should be supporting as a Spartan fan, check out my New Year’s Six cheering guide (spoiler, my guide was NOT a betting guide as I basically got one win out of my cheering guide).

Game Time: Monday, January 8th at 7:30pm

Watch the game: ESPN (there are also a ton of alternate viewing options including Field Pass with Pat McAfee on ESPN2, “Command Center” on ESPNU, Skycast on ESPNNews and a bunch of options in the ESPN app.

Game Preview: Read the preview here

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Debate Points/Things to Watch:

  • Are you in any way tempted to support the state of Michigan vs an opponent in this game?
  • How insufferable will University of Michigan fans be if they win this game?
  • Who will be the better pro QB, Michael Penix, Jr. or JJ McCarthy?
  • Which (of the many) scandals will require University of Michigan to eventually vacate this season’s results?
  • Where will Jim Harbaugh be coaching next year?