Alabama aims to defeat Michigan for a spot in the College Football Playoff championship.

A classic clash between football titans in the "granddaddy" of bowl games.

Will Alabama hand Michigan their first loss this season or will Michigan stop Saban's championship streak?

No. 4 Alabama faces No. 1 Michigan in the Rose Bowl for a Playoff semifinal.

Key Players: Blake Corum, JJ McCarthy, Roman Wilson, Junior Colson, Jaylen Harrell, Mike Sainristill, Will Johnson.

History: Alabama leads the series 3-2; Saban vs. Harbaugh.

Offense Stats: Both teams excel in 3rd down conversions, but Michigan's defense stands out.

Defense Stats: Michigan has a stout defense, especially in pass yards allowed and scoring.

Prediction: Alabama 24, Michigan 20 - A low-scoring game with Alabama advancing.