Michigan State and Alabama are just days away from clashing in the Cotton Bowl with a trip to the national championship game on the line.

It's a showdown of teams with similar playing styles and coaches with similar principles. And it's a teacher-versus-pupil situation between Nick Saban and Mark Dantonio, the latter having served on the former's staff at MSU in the mid-'90s.

But forget all that. Throw out all the history and Xs and Os.

Which coach has a more commanding presence on the field? These two are certainly among college football's most austere sideline patrollers. Look through the photo comparisons above and tell us which one you side with.