The biggest game of Week 1 features two top-10 teams in the Cowboys Classic in Dallas, Texas. The matchup, typically reserved for January, features No. 8 Michigan and No. 2 Alabama on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET.
Senior quarterback Denard Robinson, a Heisman candidate, and the Wolverines look to knock off the second-ranked Crimson Tide and stake their claim at a national title run.
Both teams know the magnitude of the game that features two programs that have amassed 1,709 wins and 25 national titles.
The venue at Cowboys Stadium will provide some big-time programs with big-time exposure.
Despite being 14-point underdogs, Michigan has high hopes for the season opener.
With junior running back Fitzgerald Toussaint’s status unknown, Michigan has some question marks.
Here are predictions for the Wolverines against Alabama.