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Cotton Bowl video preview: What’s at stake for Alabama, Michigan State?

Sports Capital Journalism Program students Jessica Wimsatt and Elizabeth Cotter discuss what’s at stake for Alabama and Michigan State in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic preview. The No. 2 Crimson Tide and No. 3 Spartans square off at 8:20 p.m. ET on Dec. 31 at AT&T Stadium in […]

Postcard from Dallas: Savoring the small moments

Elizabeth Cotter speaks with Michigan State offensive line coach Mark Staten on Dec. 29 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

From AT&T Stadium in Arlington to the media hospitality room in the Omni Dallas Hotel, everything about the College Football Playoff is so grand. Media day was the first time I have ever experienced […]

Postcard from Dallas: Howdy from the Big City

Jessica Wimsatt poses with the Heisman Trophy at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic in Dallas.

We’ve all heard the description, a three-letter word that is meant to epitomize everything in the state of Texas.

B-I-G.

And at the heart of the state, there’s Dallas, hub of all things larger than life.

When I first […]

Cotton Bowl video preview: What are the keys for Alabama, Michigan State?

Sports Capital Journalism Program students Jessica Wimsatt and Elizabeth Cotter break down the matchup between No. 2 Alabama and No. 3 Michigan State. The Crimson Tide and Spartans square off in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic, which is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET on Dec. 31, 2015, at […]

Moment to moment, Michigan State seeks a chance for a championship

Michigan State players celebrate their improbable win on a blocked punt against Michigan on Oct. 17. (Photo courtesy Michigan State Athletics)

By Elizabeth Cotter | @ekcotter18

Sports Capital Journalism Program

DALLAS – The day before the greatest challenge of his coaching career, the College Football Playoff Semifinal against Alabama, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio […]