How to watch Alabama vs. Cincinnati Bearcats football on TV, live stream in Cotton Bowl. Alabama vs. Cincinnati Bearcats football on TV, live stream in Cotton Bowl. The Cincinnati vs Alabama live stream has the Crimson Tide looking to keep rolling in the Cotton Bowl
The Alabama and Cincinnati Bearcats football teams are scheduled to meet in Arlington, Texas, for the 2021 Cotton Bowl on Friday, Dec. 31.
The game is scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m. CT/3:30 p.m. ET.
Alabama, ranked №1 in the USA Today Sports AFCA Coaches Poll, comes into the matchup 12–1 overall. Most recently, Alabama defeated Georgia 41–24 on Dec. 4 in the SEC Championship.
The №4-ranked UC Bearcats enter the game 13–0 overall. On Dec. 4, Cincinnati beat Houston 35–20 in the AAC Championship.
The Cincinnati vs Alabama live stream has the Crimson Tide in hot pursuit of winning their 16th national title. They need just two more wins to accomplish that goal. Standing in their way is a Bearcats team that is looking for their first ever title while heading into the college football playoffs as an undefeated.
The Alabama Crimson Tide (12–1) has Heisman Trophy winner Bryce Young eager to pick up from where he left off in Bama’s 41–24 SEC Championship win over Georgia. The sophomore signal caller added to his already stellar resume by setting a SEC Championship record with 421 passing yards in the win.
While Young lead’s the Crimson Tide offense, sophomore linebacker Will Anderson leads the defensive unit. Anderson put together a 15.5 sack season, tied with Army’s Andre Carter II for most in the nation.
The Cincinnati Bearcats (13–0) are looking to stay perfect on the season and add to the history that they’ve already made. After beating Houston 35–20 for the AAC championship, the Bearcats became the first non-Power Five school to make the college football playoffs. Now they’ll also look to be the first to win a playoff game.
Senior quarterback Desmond Ridder will look to lead Cincinnati to a win after throwing for three touchdowns in the conference championship. Junior running back Jerome Ford will also look to stay hot after taking Houston for 187 yards and two touchdowns on just 17 carries. Ford has run for a touchdown in all but one game this season.
Alabama is a 13.5-point favorite against Cincinnati. The over/under is 58. Bama is playing in their seventh playoff game since the creation of the format eight seasons ago.