Michigan & Bama Set To Make A Little History In Big D

Michigan vs Alabama first-ever regular season matchupSaturday night, the eighth ranked Michigan Wolverines play the third ranked, defending national champion Alabama Crimson Tide, in a neutral site game at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The contest features Michigan Heisman Trophy candidate quarterback Denard Robinson and legendary Alabama coach Nick Saban, who has now won three national championships.

This matchup of two storied schools is part of the “Cowboys Stadium Classic” series, which annually takes place during the opening weekend of the college football season.

Saturday's battle will only be the fourth time these teams have played each other and the first-ever regular season meeting.

The historic programs last met in the 2000 Orange Bowl, when Michigan won a thrilling 35-34 overtime classic.