Recap - Crimson Tide Defeat Michigan State 49-7
|Recap - Crimson Tide Defeat Michigan State 49-7|
Alabama cruised to victory on Saturday, as they ran up a 49-7 score against Michigan State in Capital One Bowl action at Florida Citrus Bowl.
Alabama won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 50.5.
Greg McElroy completed 13 of 17 pass attempts for 220 yards for the Crimson Tide in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Edwin Baker rushed for 14 yards for Michigan State, while Le'Veon Bell added 13 yards. Kirk Cousins threw for 120 yards for the Spartans, while receivers Bennie Fowler and Keshawn Martin had 56 and 41 yards respectively.
Michigan State was outgained by Alabama 546-171 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-12 by the Crimson Tide.
Alabama led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:22/27:38 split in that important category.