Unofficial registration: 7:05 a.m.
While the participating players in the upcoming Cotton Bowl spent their penultimate training session at the AT&T Stadium before kick-off, it was the Tuscaloosa and Cincinnati fans who were close.
Since Six Flags was hosting an all-day fan event, there was almost no attendee wearing the C-paw or Crimson Tide. However, a bar in the Deep Ellum neighborhood of Dallas was spotted flying a Cincinnati Bearcats flag. The city of Dallas has also welcomed its New Year’s Eve visitors, with local outlets polling the semi-finalists.
Press conferences have resumed and players are apparently no longer being asked to express their excitement about attending the Cotton Bowl. they know we know they are grateful.
On speculation about the presence of COVID-19 in Dallas and the CFP semifinals, Alabama wide receiver Slade Bolden added that they will not be tested for the virus unless they have symptoms. He stated that he couldn’t tell the media when he was last tested.
Apparently anyone involved, indirectly or directly, in the highly anticipated New Years Eve game is just ready to begin the game.
Wednesday gave Cincinnati and Alabama players who normally don’t stand in front of the microphone an opportunity to reach out to the media.
When Goodyear announced its continued sponsorship of the Cotton Bowl, prior to the 86th of the game revealed two mascots made from Goodyear tiresthat match.
Wednesday also provided the opportunity for attendees to see the hardware that will usher in 2022 for the team coming out on Friday.
The focus for both teams is noticeably on the moment without their potential next opponent Georgia or Michigan being heard in Dallas.
On Thursday there will be an early address from head coaches Nick Saban and Luke Fickell, followed by the team’s last full preparation day.