Ever yelled “We want Bama” as a joke when Michigan had a good game? Well, you got your wish.
It’s official: the 14th-ranked Wolverines will be headed to Orlando to play No. 13 Alabama in the Citrus Bowl on New Year’s Day.
“Certainly a privilege and an honor for our team to be … playing a great team like the University of Michigan with great tradition and a great coach in Jim Harbaugh,” Alabama coach Nick Saban said on a conference call Sunday evening. “And this is something that we — a challenge that we certainly look forward to.”