Welcome to ESPN's College Gameday, live from Ann Arbor, Michigan, the site of this week's game of the week between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Michigan Wolverines. I’m Chris Fowler and I’ll be joined by Herbie and the Coach to discuss this week’s News from around the world of college football as well as preview this week’s great slate of action on the gridiron. We start here in the Big House, where Gameday is this week. Let's welcome our newest member of Gameday, Samantha Steele, with the latest on the Game of the Week between the Crimson Tide and the Wolverines. "We start Gameday here in Ann Arbor, for a Top 10 showdown between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Michigan Wolverines. Alabama being defending national champs are looking to repeat and become the first team to win back to back National Championships outright since the Nebraska Huskers did it in 1994-95. They start the season ranked #1 and look to make it 7 national championships for the SEC. Having lost Trent Richardson to the NFL, Bama will look to Junior HB Eddie Lacy for its offense. Senior MLB Nico Johnson will be given the responsibility for trying to contain QB Denard Robinson. Michigan is coming off its best season since 2006 at 10-2 with a Sugar Bowl victory over Virginia Tech. Coach Brady Hoke is confident that the team will even be better in his second season. The defense is much improved from 2 years ago, but this team will always win or lose depending on how one player plays. That player is the electrifying QB Denard Robinson. He will do his best to run and throw the ball through this Bama defense and to start the season with a W." Players to Watch For Alabama-Eddie Lacy For Michigan-Denard Robinson Well, the headgear is here and ready to go so it’s now time for our picks segment. Herbie Corso Herbie Corso #8Herbie Corso #15 Herbie Corso Herbie Corso#20 Herbie Corso#4 Herbie Corso #2 Herbie Corso #19 Herbie Corso #18 Herbie Corso #16 Herbie Corso GOTW #1#9 Herbie Coach-who ya got? Thanks for joining us on ESPN this morning, enjoy your day of college football on the ESPN family of networks.