TV INFO: 7 p.m. CST on ESPN
RADIO INFO: ESPN Radio
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Michigan State
Spartans


(visitor)
Official Team Website
Roster
Coaching Staff
Schedule & Results
Season Stats

Rankings:
(3) CFP
(3) AP Top 25
(4) Coaches' Poll
Alabama
Crimson Tide


(home)
Official Team Website
Roster
Coaching Staff
Schedule & Results
Season Stats

Rankings:
(2) CFP
(2) AP Top 25
(2) Coaches' Poll
GAMEDAY TIMELINE, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31 *
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. – Goodyear Huddle Up: ESPN 103.3 Broadcast
1 p.m. – Parking lots open for tailgating.
3 p.m. - West AT&T Plaza/Goodyear Huddle Up Open
3 p.m. – East Miller Lite Plaza/Goodyear Huddle Up Open
4:10 p.m. – Goodyear Huddle Up: Reckless Kelly/ Jason Boland and the Stragglers Set One
5 p.m. – Goodyear Huddle Up: Team Pep Rallies
6 p.m. – Goodyear Huddle Up: Reckless Kelly/ Jason Boland and the Stragglers Set Two
5 p.m. – AT&T Stadium Gates Open
7 p.m. – 80th Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Kickoff
postgame - The Show Presented by Don't Mess With Texas
WILL CALL TIMELINE *
9 a.m. - General will call opens
3 p.m. - UA player guest entrance opens at West End Zone Plaza
3 p.m. - MSU will call opens at the North Box Office near Entry A
3 p.m. - MSU player guest entrance opens at East End Zone Plaza
9 a.m. - Media will call opens

*times subject to change

PARKING INFORMATION
Parking Lots Open: 1 p.m.
RV Lots Open: December 29 at 8 a.m.
RV Lots Close: January 1 at 5 p.m.


Buy Car Parking in AT&T Stadium Lots
Buy Car Parking at Globe Life Park


WEATHER INFORMATION
Arlington Weather
AT&T Stadium: 72 degrees
PLAINSCAPITAL BANK BATTLE OF THE BANDS

December 30
Time: 3 p.m.
Klyde Warren Park – Dallas Texas
Free

Gear up for the Classic with a friendly battle between both university bands. Rock downtown Dallas while enjoying some of the best food trucks that North Texas has to offer in the unique surrounding of Klyde Warren Park that provides the perfect backdrop for this free family-friendly event.


GOODYEAR COTTON BOWL TAILGATE CLUB

December 31
Time: noon
Richard Greene Linear Park – adjacent to AT&T Stadium

Don’t want to travel to North Texas with your entire tailgate set up? No problem. The Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic and The Tailgate Guys have you covered. Pull up next to your prime tailgate location and have your game day home base already prepared for you – TVs, heaters, catering and all! All you have to do is show up!


THE SHOW PRESENTED BY DON'T MESS WITH TEXAS

December 31
Time: postgame
AT&T Stadium

After the trophy is raised, ring in the New Year with your closest friends at AT&T Stadium and a Texas Sized fireworks postgame show. Start your trip off to Glendale with a bang with the largest firework show ever at AT&T Stadium!
GOODYEAR HUDDLE UP FAN FESTIVAL

AT&T Stadium Plazas:
Miller Lite Plaza - UA
AT&T Plaza - MSU
Time: 4 hours prior to kickoff
Free with a game ticket

This is the place to be on game day! Join the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic in a huge pregame celebration to get you ready for the doors of AT&T Stadium to open. Play interactive games, photo opportunities and so much more. Also, get your game face on at the official team pep rallies featuring both bands and spirit squads, and no Texas-sized event would be complete without some smoking hot BBQ and live concerts from Jason Boland & the Stragglers and Reckless Kelly. Something for all ages including:

Pep Rallies featuring the University bands
Chick-fil-A Kids Zone (Zip Line/Bounce houses/Football toss)
Live ESPN 103.3 broadcast
Goodyear’s Giant Plinko Board – not to be missed!
Interactive games
Photo booths
Reckless Kelly
Jason Boland & the Stragglers
Food & Drink
Live Conference network broadcasts