The college football season has begun with the start of the regular season, and with the opening of the fall semester, many colleges are expecting a number of big games to take place.
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The top 5 college football games to see tomorrow:The game against Michigan State has been in the cards for quite some time, but the Spartans have finally decided to move up to the Big Ten Championship game and face Ohio State.
The Buckeyes won their last game against the Spartans in the regular-season finale in November, and Michigan State will be looking to make a statement after the Buckeyes were able to beat them at home in the NCAA championship game last year.
Ohio State and Michigan will be battling for the first-ever Big Ten championship, with Ohio State leading the way.
The winner of this game will take home the Big 10 championship, while the loser will likely be out of the playoff for the next two years.
The game will be televised on ABC.
The final four teams for the College Football Playoff have been determined, and all four teams are ranked, but Michigan State and Ohio State will not face each other.
The Spartans have won their first two games against the Buckeye’s, but this will be their first time facing a team in the College World Series.
Michigan State defeated Ohio State by one score in the Big Dance in 2013, but has yet to face the Buckeas in a regular-seasons game.
The first meeting between the two teams came in the 2012 BCS Championship Game, and the Wolverines won their next two games by a combined score of 21-10.
Ohio St. defeated Michigan St. in the 2015 BCS title game, which was the only time the Wolveroes beat the Spartans this season.
Ohio State, which is still looking for its first bowl win since 2004, has played well in games against Michigan, but will need to put together a solid performance if it wants to make the College Championship Game.
Ohio has been struggling to get the ball in the end zone in the first half, which has hurt its scoring in the last three games.
The Red Raiders will have to do a better job against Michigan’s defense if they want to get into the playoff, but it is not a great stretch to think that they could beat the Wolveroses defense in this game.
A win against Alabama in the Cotton Bowl will put Michigan in the playoff race for the second consecutive year.
Michigan lost to Alabama in Week 10 of the season, but beat the Crimson Tide in the championship game in 2013.
The Wolverines are the defending national champions, but have struggled to win close games in the past few years, and they will be without their star quarterback Connor Cook for the third straight game.
Ohio will need a big performance to make up ground, as they were without their leading receiver, Josh Malone, for most of the 2016 season.
This will be a huge test for Michigan’s offensive line.
The rivalry between Ohio State-Michigan will likely feature some of the biggest games in college football.
This is the first year that Ohio State has faced Michigan in a bowl game, and it has come up short on three other occasions, most notably in 2010, 2014 and 2016.
Ohio did lose to Michigan State in the Rose Bowl in 2018, but they lost to the Buckes again in 2017 and 2018.
Michigan has been playing better this year, and Ohio has had some struggles this season, losing to Michigan in four consecutive games and being swept in the Orange Bowl last year by Alabama.
The Ohio State defense has struggled this year against the Michigan offense, but can still be a threat when it comes to scoring.
The two teams played in the same bowl in the early 1990s, and both teams went on to win the national championship.
Michigan won the Rose in 2018 after the Spartans went on a nine-game winning streak, while Ohio State won it in 2014 after the Wolverkeyes won five of the previous six games.
It is an all-time great rivalry, but Ohio State may have to put a big game away if it hopes to make it to the College Championships for the fourth straight year.
The Big Ten Conference Championship game is on Sunday, March 4, and will be played at 6:00 p.m.
ET on ESPN.