Two of the most storied programs in college football history are gearing up for a showdown in the postseason.

Unfortunately, the Michigan vs Alabama matchup will not be coming in the College Football Playoff. It will not even come in a New Year’s Six Bowl, but the two teams will be facing off in the Citrus Bowl during the postseason.

With the Wolverines led by Jim Harbaugh and the Crimson Tide led by Nick Saban, this will be one of the most intriguing matchups during bowl season. Add in the fact that it will feature a B1G vs SEC showdown and you have the makings of a bowl game you will want to see.

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Following the announcement of the bowl slate on Sunday, Harbaugh and Saban previewed the upcoming bowl during a teleconference. Angelique Chengelis with the Detroit News shared the comments from both coaches:

Both coaches dealt with the question of whether or not players may decide to sit out the bowl game. Here is what the two had to say about the topic:

Michigan and Alabama have not played since 2012 when Brady Hoke was leading the Wolverines. Alabama won that game by a score of 41-14.

The Citrus Bowl is set to kick at 1 pm EST on New Year’s Day. Coverage will be on ABC.