As Michigan Clinched Top Seed in the Playoffs, Did Jim Harbaugh’s Side Secretly Hope for FSU Over Alabama?

Published 12/04/2023, 4:49 AM EST

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Jim Harbaugh‘s Michigan is having a great season in the NCAA football. The 2023 season was amongst the best for the highly successful side as they made it to the playoffs for the third time. Now, as the other teams complete their matches, the stage is set for the final four teams to compete for the ultimate prize. The goal now changes to winning the coveted title as the four finalists now fight amongst themselves.

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With the CFP committee releasing the list of playoff contenders, there has been a major upset. Instead of the undefeated FSU, Alabama Crimson Tide has been included in the list. So now, the No. 1 Michigan will go against No. 4 Alabama in the playoffs, but were Coach Harbaugh and the Wolverines secretly hoping that FSU made it to the playoffs instead of Alabama?

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The hunt for the ultimate glory now begins as the playoffs race begins. Now the four selected teams- Alabama, Texas, Michigan, and Washington hunt for the title. However, there was a moment that caught the prying eyes of social media viewers. In the video released by Alabama Football, Michigan players could be seen reacting negatively as Alabama is revealed to be the final playoff team.

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The entrance of Alabama in the playoffs race makes the battle more exciting. The same views were highlighted by Josh Pate recently. He said- “Michigan knows this next team, whoever we hear name that’s who we’re going to play in the first round. They hoped they were going to draw Florida State.”

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Michigan knows that Alabama is a strong outfit and they can match Michigan player for player. Pate points out that perhaps Michigan was hoping they would draw FSU since that would be an easier win for them during the playoffs, rather than Alabama which will be hard work.

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Well, it seems like the case since it was the reaction that caught the attention of Alabama fans as well. Alabama Crimson Tide too had a stellar season this year with 12 wins and just one loss in their 13 games. Well, the gauntlets have been thrown. Let’s see who’ll in the ultimate glory of college football championship this season.

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