The College Football Playoff semifinal kicks off this weekend, with the marquee matchup being the Orange Bowl between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Oklahoma Sooners. While Alabama has gone undefeated this season, they face perhaps their biggest test in ​Heisman winner Kyler Murray. Miami Dolphins safety and Alabama alum Minkah Fitzpatrick knows what this Crimson Tide team is going through, and decided to pen a letter to them in order to express his excitement. ​

Fitzpatrick finds this Alabama team so special, that he wishes he could go out on the field and play alongside them. The safety recalls the amount of strenuous practices he went through last year leading up to Alabama winning the N


While he does make note of Oklahoma's high-powered offense, Fitzpatrick tells them to tune everything out and do the one thing that's most important: ​play "Bama" football.


Saturday can't get hear soon enough, especially for Fitzpatrick.