This year's Cotton Bowl features the number three ranked Michigan State Spartans against the number two ranked Alabama Crimson Tide. The Cotton Bowl serves as one of the two semi-final games with the winner of each moving on to the national championship game. The other game, that took place immediately before this contest, featured the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Oklahoma Sooners. Alabama earned a birth in this evening's game behind their 12 and 1 record that also saw them win the SEC. The Spartans made it into the final four by way of their own 12 and 1 record while also winning their conference, the Big Ten.
- Date: Thursday, December 31st, 2015
- Time: 8:00 P.M. EST
- Television Coverage: ESPN
- Location: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
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