Arlington,Texas– This game was over early.
And by early, that would be really early.
Eighth-ranked Michigantrailed 21-0 by the end of the quarter and by 31 points late in the first half before losing to defending national championAlabama, 41-14, in the Cowboys Classic at Cowboys Stadium.
There were 90,413 in attendance, the largest crowd for a college game at the domed stadium.
It was the first game for both teams.
The second-ranked Crimson Tide looked every bit the national champion as they rolled to the insurmountable lead behind a dominating, physical offensive line and a reloaded defense that heldMichiganto 119 first-half yards.