Will ESPN GameDay finally come to Pullman?

ITS BEEN A 12-year wait, and it looks like Washington State football fans will have to wait one more evening. Will College Gameday finally come to Pullman? That’s the gigantic question that will be answered tomorrow.

Have you been on Twitter all day long? 

Well, us too. The hashtags #Wazzu and #GoCougs have been all over social media, with College Gameday and its producer Lee Fitting being bombarded with Tweets. The Cougar faithful want to know, will Halloween be the day that College Gameday finally makes its trip to Pullman?

That question will be answered tomorrow.

As many have speculated, the decision is down to Notre Dame at Temple or Stanford at Washington State. ESPN College Football Insider Brett McMurphy confirmed this late Sunday evening on his Twitter account. 

The WSU flag has been flying high on the Gameday set since Oct. 4, 2003. In recent years, ESPN has voiced its desires to bring the Ol’ Crimson flag back to the Palouse. This is certainly the best chance WSU has had it making this a reality.

And you better believe WSU Athletic Director Bill Moos is ready to make it happen. Heck, this is something he’s had one his mind for a while now. In June of 2014, CF.C spoke with Moos one-on-one about what bringing Gameday to Pullman would mean to him and the athletic department.

"It's another way to showcase our university and not just the great things that we're doing with our athletics, but across the board at Washington State,” Moos said in 2014. “You can't put a price on that in regards to the recruiting element. Young men and women, who are looking for a place to attend and showcase their skills and compete, take note of these things. When you're on GameDay, it speaks volumes for your ability to attract young talent."

"The Cougars have been a part of College Gameday for over a decade now with our flag being waved," Moos added. "I have a wonderful relationship with ESPN and I know all of those people at the corporate level and their personalities. They'd love to come to Pullman."

And WSU fans would love for them to come to Pullman as well. But will it be next weekend?

We shall find out on Monday.

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