In addition, GameDay's season opener on Saturday, Aug. 31, will be an unprecedented four hours (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.) of features, analysis and discussion from the campus of Clemson University.
last visited Death Valley on October 21, 2006, the first and only time Clemson has
hosted the show. The No. 8 Tigers will open their season later that night against
the fifth-ranked Georgia Bulldogs during Saturday Night Football at 8 p.m. on ABC.
Hosted by Chris Fowler with Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard and David
Pollack with reporting by Samantha Ponder, Tom Rinaldi, Scott Van Pelt and Gene
Wojciechowski, GameDay's August 31 edition will preview all the day's matchups in
its longest installment to date leading into the Rice at Texas A&M game (1 p.m.,
After opening weekend, GameDay's three-hour Saturday slot will be televised in its
entirety on ESPN with the 9 - 10 a.m. hour hosted by Fowler and various segments
anchored by Ponder. Corso, Herbstreit, Howard and Pollack will all contribute as
Lee Fitting, ESPN senior coordinating producer, said, "Anytime there is an increased
appetite for college football, that's a good thing for us. Fans tell us they can't
get enough GameDay, well, four hours in Week 1 should help them out. And now, with
all three hours on ESPN for the remainder of the season, they never need to touch
About College GameDay
Entering its 27th season and 21st on the road, the award-winning College GameDay
pregame show originates each Saturday from the site of the day's best game or the
game with the most compelling storyline. The three-hour program (9 a.m. - noon ET)
is hosted by Chris Fowler with analysts Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard
and David Pollack, and reporters Samantha Ponder, Tom Rinaldi, Scott Van Pelt and
GameDay is coming to Clemson
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