Michigan State earned a No. 3 seed by the College Football Playoff Committee and sent to the Cotton Bowl to play Nick Saban and Alabama.

After their come from behind victory over Iowa securing the Big Ten Championship, Mark Dantonio and the Michigan State Spartans learned their College Football Playoff fate.

The Michigan State Spartans are headed to the College Football Playoffs after the selection committee seeded the Spartans as the No. 3 team placing them in a match-up against 12-1 SEC Champion Alabama in the Cotton Bowl and pitting former Spartans head coach Nick Saban against Mark Dantonio. 

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